Welcome to the Cafe Theatre / Hitman Murder Mysteries Website ! If you are looking for a good time, no need to look any further. You've found it. Contained in this website are events and party suggestions sure to please adults and children. Have fun browsing, and if there is anything you had hoped to find, but did not, please be sure to contact us, and we will do our best to remedy that situation.
About Us - H I S T O R Y
Originally Jade Greene Productions, our company was founded by actress/writer Jade Greene in 1990. The touring company worked in venues all over New Jersey including The Palms and The Castle in Lakewood, PJ Ruggles in Spring Lake, Lynn's in Elizabeth, and Friar Tuck Inn in Cedar Grove, performing plays and interactive murder mysteries. By 1992, we had opened our own venue, Thalia's Theatre in West Long Branch, adding interactive children's plays to the mix. When the building was sold in 1994, we moved the operation to Seaview Square Mall in Ocean Township, as the Jewelbox Theatre. Unfortunately, Seaview Square Mall, along with our shining Jewelbox, was razed late in 2000. Returning to our "gypsy" roots, we started performing at The Manchester Inn, a beautiful Victorian B & B in Ocean Grove. In 2005 we opened the doors of the Cafe Theatre in Toms River. Sadly, due to the economic downturn, we were forced to close its doors in 2008. Since then we have been touring and working out of venues such as the White Pearl Hotel In Seaside Heights, Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune, The Albatross in Ocean Grove, and Jacques' Reception Center in Middletown. In the fall of 2010, Jade became the Executive Producer and Artistic Director at the newly formed Grange Playhouse in Howell. A collective of writers, producers, directors and actors, this creative crew produces original works by local writers and classics in the public domain. Our initial effort there was A ROCKIN' CHRISTMAS CAROL, an interactive musical for all ages, based on the classic Dickens tale with book and lyrics by Jade Greene, music by Ed Schilter. Since then, we have produced countless plays, musicals, interactive murder mysteries, and formed our own improvisational troupe, ROLE WITH IT !
After twenty-five years of entertaining the masses, we know how to show our audiences a good time.
We have a brand new, exciting product to offer to all fans, especially for those of you who are celebrating a special event like a birthday, anniversary, wedding, entertainment for your office party, etc.:
As you are all aware, The Grange Playhouse and The Hitman Murder
Mysteries provide lots of fun and original entertainment, but did you
know that our Cafe Theatre Party Planning Services can ensure that your
parties will be unique, exciting, AND affordable ? With special
programming for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, fundraisers, and
corporate events that can include a show, band, DJ, musicians, wedding
officiant, psychic, fitness, health & beauty experts, and whatever
else your imagination can conjure up, you'll throw the party of the
season that your guests will be talking about for years to come ! A new
service we will be offering, FANTASY WEDDING, will create your unique,
dream come true wedding day. A professional playwright will write the
script of your romance. Either you or professional actors playing you
will act out its scenes, directed by a professional director, for your
wedding guests. The final scene: The Wedding itself, with a custom
written ceremony performed by an ordained minister/actor ! A truly
unique ceremony ! The sky is the limit on how we create your fantasy event. If you can imagine it, we can make it happen...we can create it, and make your fantasy party come true!
Check our website: cafetheatrenj.com, call or text: 732-768-2709 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details !
The Hitman Murder Mysteries
Interactive Rock N' Roll Fairytales
Improv Acting Troupe
Professional Acting, Vocal & Stage Performance Lessons Available
Playwright Club - meetings open to all writers of any experience level, as well as to actors who are interested in the writing process.
Benefit Shows for local individuals or organzations in need of non-profit, fund-raising entertainment.
- Original Rock Opera coming soon.
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For information about our year-round variety of stage plays (comedies, musicals, dramas) & other entertainment genres,
Call (732)768-2709 and please visit our other website:
www.thegrangeplayhouse.com for all information about the many happenings at The Grange Playhouse!
FRANCHISES NOW AVAILABLE !!!!
If you have ever thought of owning your own business, one that has low start-up costs, little overhead, and is tons of fun, The Hitman Murder Mysteries or Interactive Rock N' Roll Fairytales is your answer ! Step-by-step instructions, set-up support and royalty free scripts included in your surprisingly affordable franchise package. Contact Jade Greene for more info :
(732) 768-2709 firstname.lastname@example.org cafetheatrenj.com