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Sondheim and ‘Next Big Thing’ are on Jersey Shore stages in September

By Tom Chesek, the Asbury Park Press

For all its Local Summer splendor on our beaches and boardwalks, September is less a winding down than a ramping up of expectations, as classes are called into session and serious new seasons take shape. The good theater folk of our fair Shore have more than a few excitements in store, beginning with a couple of respected veterans who have a handle on “The Next Big Thing.”

“The Next Big Thing” just happens to be the title of an all-new and all-original stage musical; one that’s set to make its world premiere in a very limited engagement (three performances) Sept. 16 and 17 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Ocean Township.

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