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Music group Sweet Honey in the Rock is part of Crossroads Theater’s September presentation of ‘When Day Comes.’

The region’s art and culture venues are getting ready to get back to show business after a year where the spotlight was focused on the pandemic.

Of course, there are lingering questions of whether the shows can go on or what safety protocols will be, so stay up to date by checking venue websites.

But area presenters are cautiously optimistic and raising the curtains on some serious talent — much of it homegrown.

The region’s theater community — including two Tony Award-winning venues — has been waiting in the wings over the past year to resume its important role in serving the central New Jersey community.

Film presenters and festival coordinators are working to bring audiences together to explore the world and region through moving images.

The region’s dance world gets moving this fall with new work from a prominent regional company and world class visitors.

Outdoor events involving regional artists and architects may provide an ideal and illuminating and fun day out.

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