Ilana Keller, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Ilana Keller

The Asbury Park Press NJ

East Brunswick, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Ilana:

'I got to live a dream': Frankie Edgar having Madison Square Garden MMA retirement fight

When Frankie Edgar steps into MSG for his retirement fight at UFC 281, it may just be an underground grapple in the Bronx that crosses his mind. → Read More

What Bruce Springsteen orders at his longtime favorite Jersey Freeze in Freehold Township

Bruce Springsteen usually orders a vanilla cone with a chocolate dip, a chocolate hard shell, when he goes to Jersey Freeze. → Read More

With a 'refreshed sense of purpose' Josh Groban kicks off Harmony tour. See dates

Josh Groban talks Harmony tour, new album, COVID and silver linings ahead of visits to PNC, Philly, Jones Beach and more. → Read More

2022 Tony Awards: Full list of winners, live updates from Broadway's biggest night

Following the 2022 Tony Awards? Here are all of the updates you need to know from the show, from winners to the big moments. → Read More

Opening doors: Jaquel Spivey talks Tony-nominated 'A Strange Loop' role

"A Strange Loop's" Spivey says "This is a fat, Black, queer man on a Broadway stage. I want as many people (as possible) to showcase what we can do." → Read More

In historic first, Broadway theater in New York City will be renamed for Lena Horne

Lena Horne is a veteran of five Broadway shows. In 1958, she became the first Black woman nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. → Read More

'Which Way to the Stage' examines gender, sexuality, drag

'Which Way to the Stage' morphs into a show delving into gender, identity, the real-world harshness of show business, sexuality and drag. → Read More

Rediscovered Holocaust letters lend twists, depth to off-Broadway's 'The Lucky Star'

'Orange is the New Black' star explains challenges, satisfaction of exploring Jewish family's Holocaust story in 'The Lucky Star' at 59E59 Theaters. → Read More

Professional darts hopes to hit the mark in NYC for first time at MSG

Fallon Sherrock, the first woman to win a match at professional darts World Championship, is excited to bring the sport to NYC for the first time. → Read More

Bird's-eye view: 'Peter & the Wolf' sequel from Isaac Mizrahi coming to Guggenheim

The short piece "Third Bird" will be performed at the Guggenheim in New York from June 3 to 5. It is recommended for children 5 and older. → Read More

'Survivor' season finale: Asbury Park dietitian, Hoboken ex-firefighter battle for $1M

Lindsay Dolashewich of Asbury Park and Mike Turner of Hoboken make it to the Top 5 as "Survivor" gears up for its Season 42 finale. → Read More

New Jersey Irish Festival, complete with Human Horse Race, returns to Monmouth Park June 5

The New Jersey Irish Festival, including the Human Horse Race, is ready to return in a big way, celebrating its 50th anniversary on Sunday, June 5. → Read More

What were New Jersey's most popular baby names in 2021?

The Social Security Administration on Friday announced that Olivia and Liam topped the list of most popular baby names in New Jersey for 2021. → Read More

Actors Fund gets a new name: Meet the Entertainment Community Fund

New name, same mission for as The Actors Fund gets a new brand - The Entertainment Community Fund. → Read More

Tony Awards 2022: See the full list of Broadway nominees, how to watch

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will be hosted by Ariana DeBose and take place from 8 to 11 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, June 12 at Radio City Music Hall. → Read More

'A joy spot': Jodi Picoult, daughter together again to bring YA book off-Broadway

Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer co-wrote the YA novel "Between The Lines," which they helped adapt into an off-Broadway musical. → Read More

Bobby Cannavale pumped up for Rangers playoffs

"You watching these Rangers? Ooh baby!" actor Bobby Cannavale starts off a video message supporting the Blueshirts. → Read More

Bobby Cannavale pumped up for Rangers playoffs

"You watching these Rangers? Ooh baby!" actor Bobby Cannavale starts off a video message supporting the Blueshirts. → Read More

'The Little Prince' adds emotion to motion as show savors its time on Broadway

"Like the book, it's a real adventure what happened to us." "The Little Prince" savors its time on Broadway, with its run cut short. It ends May 8. → Read More

2022 Basie Awards nominations: Did your high school show make the cut?

The 2022 Basie Awards for Monmouth County high school theater will take place on May 25 at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank. → Read More