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The Growing Stage

Historic Palace Theatre, 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Route 183, Netcong, NJ 07857
+1 973-347-4946
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Excellent theatre!

Great shows, top talent, lovely historic building, friendly staff. I have been enjoying The Growing... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
robinm848
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Succasunna, New Jersey
Sooo much energy, sooo much fun!

I went there last weekend and saw MADAGASCAR! I had forgotten how much fun the movie version was... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
linda m
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Succasunna, New Jersey
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The Growing Stage-The Children's Theatre of New Jersey is a non-profit professional performing arts center dedicated to theatre for young audiences. A member theatre of the Association of Actor's Equity, we provide opportunity for all to learn and grow through participation in the arts.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Historic Palace Theatre, 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Route 183, Netcong, NJ 07857
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+1 973-347-4946
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Great shows, top talent, lovely historic building, friendly staff. I have been enjoying The Growing Stage for years!

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

I went there last weekend and saw MADAGASCAR! I had forgotten how much fun the movie version was but to see this on stage was fantastic! The performers were funny, adorable, extremely well-rehearsed and just wonderful! The "penguins" made this show that much funnier!

Thank linda m
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The cast of Madagascar was enthusiastic and fun, my son loved dancing at the end and being able to meet the cast. A staff member saw us choosing seats, and guided us to the remaining two front row seats. First time there, and will definitely...More

Thank Shannon M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My 11 and 9 year old have been enjoying Growing Stage productions for years. I only wish I learned of them sooner. Wonderful twists on classics to new stories that we never heard of, we have yet to be disappointed!

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We took our granddaughters to see Cinderella and they loved it (5 and 4). It had enough laughs for the adults to enjoy as much as the kids. The actors were in the lobby to sign autographs and take pictures with the kids and they...More

Thank lotta33
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TheGrowingStage, Public Relations Manager at The Growing Stage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thanks so much for attending and support The Growing Stage! We’re gald you and your family had a wonderful time. Happy Holidays!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The kids enjoy a play. However, it's hard to hear the actors and the performances range from mediocre to awful. Also, prices are rather high. Recent event was $25/head.More

Thank Carl C
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TheGrowingStage, Guest Relations Manager at The Growing Stage, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for attending our production and providing your review. We will share the technical difficulties with our production team. As is the case with live theatre, sometimes technology is not on your side which resulted in some sound issues during the opening weekend. At...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I attended a children's performance this evening at the Growing Stage Theatre. What a delight! This historic theatre was recently restored and is now in full operation. Seasonal shows are planned and I can't wait to go to the next one. Hats off to the...More

Thank LittleItalyNj
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onstage82, Guest Relations Manager at The Growing Stage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have been taking my grandchildren to the Growing Stage for several years. We have never been disappointed. The shows are always excellent. I highly recommend it.

Thank Lolo3850
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onstage82, Public Relations Manager at The Growing Stage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! We appreciate your support and glad you and your family continue to have a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

In the past, we have held season tickets so we could enjoy local, professional, and entertaining shows that were family friendly. Came to really enjoy the shows and on occasion have gone on to enjoy ones that appealed to us when we didn't have season...More

Thank Mary Ellen N
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our visit to the Growing Stage to see "A Christmas Carol" exceeded my expectations in several ways: the quality of the production, the historic setting of the renovated theater and the enjoyment of my three kids - ages 4, 7 and 10. To be fair,...More

Thank Jason K
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