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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Finding roots onstage: Montclair’s Penny Paul is at home at NLT

'Regrets Only' By Paul Rudnick June 9-24 NLT Barn, 47 Erie Place, Nutley nutleylittletheatre.com By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Growing up in New York City, Penny Paul never even knew there was such a thing as community theater. “It was Broadway...

‘Mary Poppins’ at Millburn’s Paper Mill lifts the heart

'Mary Poppins' The Broadway Musical Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New songs and additional ...

Studio Playhouse presents ‘The Twentieth Century’

The final show in Studio Playhouse’s season is “The Twentieth Century,” adapted by Ken Ludwig from on the play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, based on the unproduced play “Napoleon of Broadway” by...

Review: Nobody wins in ‘Merchant of Venice’

'The Merchant of Venice' By William Shakespeare Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Through June 4 F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre 36 Madison Ave., Madison ShakespeareNJ.org, 973-408-5600 By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The role of Shylock towers. It’s up there in the...

Tierney’s Tavern’s 4th annual music festival Saturday is ‘lean and mean’

Tierney's Tavern Fourth Annual Music Festival Tierney’s Tavern parking lot and upstairs, 136-138 Valley Road Saturday, June 3, noon- 1 a.m. Featuring: School of Rock, 94 Proof, Watchung Mountain Riders, Dead Dog’s Eye, The Fabulous Flemtones ...

Studio Players: All aboard for the Twentieth Century

Adapted by Ken Ludwig from on the play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, based on the unproduced play “Napoleon of Broadway” by Charles B. Millholland Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin Place June 2-17 Studioplayhouse.org, 973-744-9752 By GWEN...

Eyes right: Montclair Public Library’s Open Book/Open Mind presents ‘Watched’

'Watched' Presented by the Montclair Public Library and the MPL Foundation Open Book/Open Mind Performed by Theatre 167 Friday, May 19, 7-9 p.m. Montclair High School Little Theatre 141 Park St. Author Marina Budhos in conversation with Arun Venugopal and Imam...

Whose Live Anyway comes to the Wellmont

"Whose Live Anyway," A stage adaptation of CW’s popular Emmy-nominated television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” comes to the Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St., on Thursday, May 4, at 8 p.m. The 90-minute show...

‘Almost, Maine’ comes to UCC this weekend

Union Congregational Church presents John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine,” nine short plays set in the town of Almost, Maine, April 28-30 and May 4-6. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m., with the others at 8...

Montclair Local theater review: Sex and Death and Tranquility

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Tongues get tied in the face of death. People go silent when dealing with injury. In the face of death and injury, it’s hard for a girl to grow up into a sexual...

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