It’s time to rhyme: ‘Seussified Christmas Carol’ at Montclair’s Studio Playhouse

The Ghost of a Christmas Present, in verse, is at Studio Playhouse.

Drawing the past in musical memoir ‘Fun Home’

in "Fun Home," Alison understands her past by drawing it, and interacting with her younger selves.

Bringing the ‘other’ back home: ‘Merchant of Venice’ at Montclair’s Peak Performances

Five actors play aspects of Shylock in Karin Coonrod/Compagnia de’ Colombari's "The Merchant of Venice" at Peak Performances.
SVPA

Photo: ‘House of Blue Leaves’ from SVPA

The times are changing in John Guare's comedy "The House of Blue Leaves," set in the 1960s, against the visit of the pope as a family deals with the Vietnam draft and mental illness. Directed...
Million Dollar Quartet

Montclair theater review: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ is worth every cent

By Gwen Orel orel@montclairlocal.news There’s a melancholy underlying the bubbly goodness that is “Million Dollar Quartet,” a musical about the legendary jam session of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley, at Sun...

Montclair Theater review: ‘The Honeymooners’ is a sweetheart

'The Honeymooners' at Paper Mill is fluffy fun, and it's smart, too.
CODE RED

Activism in art: MHS teens present ‘CODE RED’

Montclair High School students present "CODE RED" at Luna Stage, to foster conversation about gun violence.

‘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 ...

Culture in brief: ‘Peter Cratchit, Esq.’ coming to St. James Players

St. James Players will present the reading of a new play, “Peter Cratchit, Esq.,” on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. at St. James Church, 581 Valley Road. The play is a sequel to Charles...

Culture in brief: ‘Dinner with Friends’ at 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...