Theater: Trojan Women

Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Trojan Women, a modern multimedia and multilingual adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy. The Trojan Women by Euripides, directed by Olga Levina, JCTC's Artistic Director. A foreign army marches through the defeated city of Troy. They destroy every vestige of civilization left after a brutal war. They’ve slaughtered the… Continue reading Theater: Trojan Women

JCTC Connection Art Show Opening

Friday, October 5th at 6PM at Jersey City Theater Center What are the social, political and personal ramifications of hyper-communication? Through technology we can connect with people all over the world, yet why do we so often seem disconnected to our communities, families and each other? Join JCTC as we begin our next series topic… Continue reading JCTC Connection Art Show Opening

Pushing the River – a new play by Rosemary McLaughlin – NEW DATE

Wednesday, March 28 at 7:30 PM at the Jersey City Theater Center located at 339 Newark Ave Staged Reading directed by John Pietrowski, presented as part of the New Jersey Women's History Month, co-sponsored by Writers Theatre of New Jersey & Speranza Theatre Company. Pushing the River is a darkly comic exploration of memory, consciousness… Continue reading Pushing the River – a new play by Rosemary McLaughlin – NEW DATE

THE BOX: Disruption Inspired Performances Conclude JCTC Series

Disruption – the thematic series featuring theater, dance, readings, solo-shows and visual arts exploring the personal and political impact of our current era of social upheaval –  comes to a close next Friday, June 16, with The BOX, one of Jersey City Theater Center’s (JCTC) signature events. The BOX – named for the ‘black box’… Continue reading THE BOX: Disruption Inspired Performances Conclude JCTC Series

Dating, Empowerment & Love: She Gon’ Learn Gets New Jersey Premier at Merseles Studios

She Gon' Learn – the Award Winning ‘Dating While Black’ solo play that was a surprise hit on the theatre festival circuit – makes its New Jersey debut at Merseles Studios, presented by Jersey City Theatre Center (JCTC) as part of its Disruption series. via Press Release: Written and performed by Lisa Strum –  and… Continue reading Dating, Empowerment & Love: She Gon’ Learn Gets New Jersey Premier at Merseles Studios

Shattering Muslim Stereotypes

Dirty Paki Lingerie by Aizzah Fatima – a one-woman show about Muslim life in America that has toured overseas and throughout the U.S. – makes its New Jersey premiere as part of Borderless, the ongoing series about the repercussions of 21st Century globalization, presented by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC). Borderless – the new series… Continue reading Shattering Muslim Stereotypes

Paterson Falls

STAGE READING  by Rosemary McLaughlin at JCTC. This is the play investigates the Paterson Silk Strikes in 1912-13. Rosemary McLaughlin is a NJSCA Literary Fellow in Playwrighting and this reading is part of the Literary Artist Fellowship Award. Wednesday, March 8 @ 7:30pm Merseles Studios located at 339-345 Newark Avenue, 2nd Floor  / $5 suggested… Continue reading Paterson Falls

We’re Off to See the Wizard

JERSEY CITY THEATER CENTER, Merseles Studios, 339 Newark Ave, JC. http://www.jctcenter.org. Sun, Feb. 12 – Sun, Apr 9, shows at 1 pm. Tix (at the door) for Kids, $11 & Adults, $12. PUPPETWORKS presents THE WIZARD OF OZ. “Dorothy is convinced the Wizard of Oz can help her go home.  Join Dorothy on her travels… Continue reading We’re Off to See the Wizard