Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Performing Arts

Two Plays at UCPAC this Valentine’s Weekend

See also

Two plays at Union County Performing Arts Center this Valentine’s Weekend dramatize the perils (and hilarity) of looking for love in multiple wrong places.

More Photos

* Feb. 14-15, 8 pm both days: Beyond Therapy: A Comedy by Christopher Durang presented by Mystic Vision Players at UCPAC Loft, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway NJ. Tickets: $15.

Beyond Therapy presents two contemporary Manhattanites — Prudence and Bruce — seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests their patient place a personal ad and meet for a dinner date. It’s a prescription for comic insanity with outrageous side effects.

Mystic Vision Players has been entertaining New Jersey audiences with crowd-pleasing, professional quality theatre since 1992; their treatment of this American comedy classic is a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the romantically inclined … as well as those whose for whom true love forever walks a fine line between farce and fiasco.

* Feb. 16, 2 pm: Menopause, The Musical presented by GFour Productions at UCPAC Mainstage, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway NJ. Tickets: $65, $55, $45, $35.
Since 2001, this hilarious musical parody has celebrated sisterhood with music and wit, set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s that have audiences cheering and dancing in the aisles. The cast, Dyan Bender (Iowa Housewife), Donna J. Huntley (Professional Woman), Paula Kline-Messner (Soap Star) and June Lang (Earth Mother) are all stage, film and TV veterans.

Aside from the laughs and powerhouse singing, Menopause, The Musical also raises a healthy dialogue about issues of aging and women’s health. It’s wickedly funny theatre with a thought-provoking purpose.


Today's top buzz...

  • Carla Gugino
    Exclusive: Carla Gugino talks 'Match' at the Tribeca Film Festival reception
    Movies Buzz
  • Mike Woodson
    Avery Johnson discusses the Knicks' firing of coach Mike Woodson and who can replace him
    NBA News
  • Paul McCartney
    Paul McCartney adds 5 more dates to his U.S. leg of the 'Out There' tour
    Music News
  • Terrell Pryor
    The Oakland Raiders have traded Terrell Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks
    NFL Buzz
  • Demi Lovato
    Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards
    Awards Buzz
  • Keyshawn Johnson
    Super Bowl champion Keyshawn Johnson has been arrested on charges of domestic battery

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!