December 9, 2022

Hackettstown, NJ – Centenary Stage Company’s Young Performers Workshop present their 2022 Winter Festival of Shows from December 16 through 18. Performances will take place in the Little Theatre located in the Seay building of the Centenary University campus at 400 Jefferson Street, Hackettstown, NJ. This year, the Young Performers Workshop will be presenting Stop the World – I Want to Get Off. With book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newly, Stop the World – I Want to Get Off is a thought-provoking tale about the fleeting nature of worldly success. The story follows Littlechap through all the highs and lows that life has to offer and ultimately asks the question of what truly matters.

Performances of Stop the World – I Want to Get Off will take place on Friday, December 16 at 8:00 pm; Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 pm; and Sunday, December 18 at 2:00 pm. For more information, visit or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979-0900. Tickets for these performances are $12.50 for adults and $10.00 for students and children under 12.

Registration is now open for the Spring 2023 Session of the Young Performers Workshop

This workshop is a 15-week intensive musical theatre program designed to teach kids ages 8 to 18. This is a hands-on program designed to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced performers interested in working in theatre. Each session concludes with a weekend Festival of Shows. The 2023 Spring Session will run from February 18 through June 4, and the deadline to register is Friday, February 17. New students must complete an interview with the director of the program before registering. Interview appointments can be made at (908) 979-0900.


The 2022-23 Season of Performing Arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, the John and Margaret Post Foundation, the CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor the House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), Visions Federal Credit Union, and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.


Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix provides an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world. The University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township.

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