WHAT’S HAPPENING? Here are some events in the area – some in person, others online – that you may want to check out in the days ahead.

Art museums

10TH OF APRIL

MORRISTOWN “Natural Essence – Motion Perceived”, opening of the exhibition of figurative and kinetic metal sculptures by Brooklyn artist Alexandra Limpert, which runs until August 15. Open Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3700.

11 APRIL

SANDYSTON 11th Annual Student Exhibition, Online Opening Reception at Zoom, 3pm, Peters Valley Craft Center, 19 Kuhn Road in Layton. petersvalley.org, 973-948-5200.

comedy

9TH APRIL

BOUND BROOK Comedy Night. Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton St., opens its stage for live stand-up performances with Brian Scott McFadden, Adam Ollensis, and Regina DiCicco at 8 p.m., $ 20-25. brookarts.org, 732-469-7700.

10TH OF APRIL

AVENEL “Comedy Night Out,” Marion Grodin, Bill McCarty, Rich Aronovich, 8pm, Avenel Performing Arts Center, 150 Avenel St. $ 29.50 USD. avenelarts.com, 732-314-0500.

To dance

11 APRIL

HOLMDEL Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater, “The Bard at Bell Works” – Festival performance of the original ballet “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, 4pm, Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road. $ 32. axelrodartscenter.com, 732-531-9106.

music

9TH APRIL

MORRISTOWN Dead on Live, in-person and live streamed concert with the Grateful Dead tribute band, 7 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $ 25- $ 59. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

NEWARK Mariza, online release of the Fado concert “Mariza Sings Amalia”, also from April 10th to 11th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. $ 30. njpac.org, 888-466-5722.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center will host a virtual concert by Portuguese fado singer Mariza on Friday, April 9th ​​at 8pm.njpac.org

10TH OF APRIL

RED BANK “Sinatra – a man and his music”, tribute concert “Pop-Up Stage” with Michael Martocci, 5 pm, also April 10, 8 pm; April 11, 5 p.m. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth St. $ 69. countbasietheatre.org, 732-842-9000.

theatre

11 APRIL

RIDGEWOOD “The Witlings”, two-part live online production of the 1779 Fanny Burney comedy, 2pm today and April 18, First Flight Theater, $ 10 minimum recommended donation upon reservation. showtix4u.com, 773-307-4586.

Other

9TH APRIL

LONG BEACH 93rd Oscar-Nominated Short Films, in-person and online publication by Oscar nominees, Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. in loveladies. $ 12.lighthousefilmfestival.org, 732-270-6960.

For more events, visit nj.com/events

Send event information to events@starledger.com or send it online at nj.com/myevent