Events

Upcoming Theatre Productions for Young Audiences

J22(1)

A Little Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors

Adapted and Directed by Sara Holdren

March 6th through March 11th

Celebrating its 5th season as one of Two River’s most popular programs, A Little Shakespeare engages young artists and audiences with the work of the Bard. A 75-minute version of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors—adapted, directed and designed by professional artists—will be performed by local high school students on the stage of the Rechnitz Theater. A Little Shakespeare is recommended for ages 9 and up. Tickets are on sale now: $15 for children age 12 and under and $20 for adults.

Lead Sponsors: Ocean First and Monmouth University

 

J22(2)

 

The Young King

Based on the short story by Oscar Wilde

Adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom

Produced by Slingsby Theatre, Australia

April 20th through April 22nd

What kind of King would you be? A naïve boy raised by goatherds is discovered to be heir to the kingdom. Treasures and privileges are laid at his feet, but at what cost to others? The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intimate and magical world of Slingsby in this coming-of-age story. The Young King is recommended for audiences ages 8 and up. Tickets are on sale now: $25.

Lead Sponsor: Monmouth University

Production Sponsor: Rumson Country Day School

Two River Theater is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Monmouth University, The Shubert Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Riverview Medical Center, The Stone Foundation of New Jersey, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Springpoint Senior Living Foundation at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Jorgensen Foundation, Wells Fargo, William T. Morris Foundation, Investors Foundation, Brookdale Community College, and many other generous foundations, corporations and individuals.

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