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For all press related inquiries, please contact:
Colleen Cook
Executive Director
colleen@holmdeltheatrecompany.org
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Betsy Wolfe, a barn and Broadway belting ready to ring in holidays

by Ilana Keller for Asbury Park Press 12-01-2021

It's not quite a manger, but kicking off the holiday season in a barn has become a treasured tradition for Betsy Wolfe and Shore audiences. And this year will be especially sweet, as the Broadway favorite returns to Holmdel Theatre Company on Dec. 3 for an in-person concert after last year's COVID-forced livestream.

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Holmdel Theatre Welcomes Broadway's Eden Espinosa

by Mary Ann Bourbeau for Two River Times 11-09-2021

“Over the years, I’ve really found the place that is comforting is my concert world,” she said. “I find it’s a place of connection between the audience and me, like we’re all in a living room together.” - Eden Espinosa

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NYC's Legendary Showman: Jim Caruso's Cast Party is coming to Holmdel Theatre

by Jeanne Wall for Tap Into Middletown 10-07-2021

Think “American Idol” meets “The Tonight Show.”  Imagine Martin Short and Liza throw a hip house party around the baby grand…and you’re invited!  That's how Jim Caruso's Cast Party is described... now imagine it in Holmdel, with community talent next door!

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Entertainer Christina Bianco Reopens Holmdel’s Broadway at the Barn

by Mary Ann Bourbeau for Two River Times 09-04-2021

It couldn’t have been more perfect casting when Christina Bianco played the iconic role of Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” at Paris’ Theatre Marigny. Bianco, accompanied by Brad Simmons, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 as part of the theater’s Broadway at the Barn series.

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'I’m looking to bust out': Broadway's Melissa Errico bringing Sondheim to the Shore

by Ilana Keller for Asbury Park Press 05-28-2021

Melissa Errico intends to have it hope full display during "Sondheim by the Shore," part of Holmdel Theatre Company's "Broadway Outside the Barn" series this summer.

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"Last Five Years" receives NY Times Critic's Pick (Review)

by Maya Phillips for The New York Times, 04-14-2021

 

Out of the Box Theatrics and Holmdel Theater Company’s gorgeously performed and neatly contained virtual production of “The Last Five Years...”

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BWW Review:   Betsy Wolfe "A Pants Optional Holiday"

by Erica Handel for BroadwayWorld.com, 12-11-2020

 

“It was nice to see her connect with the crowd in a meaningful way with the perfect combination of humor and sincerity.”

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Holmdel Theatre Company Takes the Show Outside

by Judy O'Gorman Alvarez for The Two River Times, 10-13-2020

 

“in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the company had to pull out all the stops”

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BWW Interview: Fredi Walker-Browne directs "Let the Chips Fall.."

by Erica Handel for BroadwayWorld.com, 9-28-2020

 

 "Let the Chips Fall Where They May" examines entitlement, classism and the extreme effects of self-isolation during a pandemic"

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Executive Director Colleen Cook Reflects on the Past, Present and Future of Holmdel Theatre Company

by Erica Handel for BroadwayWorld.com, 5-30-2020

 

 Broadwayworld: New Jersey continues their series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn about how they are coping with the virus outbreak.

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Alice Ripley Reprises Solo Drama The Pink Unicorn in New Jersey

by Ryan McFee for Playbill.com, 01-08-2020

 

“Tony Award winner Alice Ripley heads to Holmdel Theatre Company in New Jersey this month to reprise her star turn in the solo show The Pink Unicorn..”

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Holmdel Theatre Brings Broadway to the Barn

by Mary Ann Bourbeau for TheTwo River Times, 12-05-2019

 

“If you can't make it to Broadway, fear not.   The Holmdel Theatre Company is bringing Broadway to you.”

A classic well told: “Of Mice and Men” in Holmdel, NJ

by Philip Dorian for Scene on Stage, 04-03-2017

 

“Insightfully directed by Michael Kroll on Joyce Horan’s just-enough of a spare set, and cast exactly to type, this is as fine a “Mice and Men” staging as you’ll see anywhere...”

Twelth Century Alive and Well in Holmdel's "Becket"

by Philip Dorian for Scene on Stage, 04-20-2016

 

“Selecting the play for community production is admirable; staging it as well as Holmdel has done is icing on the cake."

Review: "Proof "Adds up to a Fine Night of Theater in Holmdel

by New Brunswick Today, 04-11-2015

 

“Confirming there is excellent theater in the Garden State year round...”

Archive

“Little Women” comes up big in Holmdel by Philip Dorian for Scene on Stage, 04-25-2013

Batter Up: “Rounding Third” at Holmdel by Philip Dorian for Scene on Stage, 10-04-2012

“Inherit the Wind” at Holmdel Theatre Company by Philip Dorian for the Two River Times, 07-23-2012

The 2011 Normy Awards by Philip Dorian for Scene on Stage, 01-03-2012

Live With “Our Town” in Holmdel by Philip Dorian for the Two River Times, 04-07-2011

Curtain Down on Another Year That Was by Tom Chesek for the Asbury Park Press, 01-07-2011

Pocket-Size Godspell At Holmdel by Philip Dorian for the Two River Times, 10-29-2010

Summer Theater Views by Carlo Durland for the Coaster, 07-21-2009

That Noise You Hear Is Laughter “Noises Off” at Holmdel by Philip Dorian for the Two River Times, 07-20-2008

 

A Musical For Anyone Who Loves Musicals – And Who Doesn’t? by Philip Dorian for the Two River Times, 07-20-2006