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Beth, played by Lisa Barnett of South Orange, faces off with her ex Tom, played by Michael Smith Gallo of Montclair, in a rehearsal for Nutley Little Theatre’s “Dinner with Friends,” opening June 8. COURTESY NUTLEY LITTLE THEATRE

Montclair’s Michael Smith-Gallo appears in “Dinner with Friends” by David Margulies, which runs at Nutley Little Theatre for three weekends, beginning Friday, June 8, as the final production of the community theater’s 83rd season.

Opening night is a benefit performance for Oasis, a non-profit organization serving women, teens, and children living in need in the Greater Paterson area.  “Dinner with Friends” is the winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Nutley Little Theatre stages its productions at the NLT Barn, 47 Erie Place, Nutley. For directions and ticket information, visit nutleylittletheatre.com.