Rolling in the (church) aisles: Montclair’s St. James Players

'As You Like It' By William Shakespeare Sept. 8, 9, 15, and 16, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 4 p.m. Doors open half an hour before curtain for music provided by BARD Free St. James Episcopal Church, 581...

Montclair Theater Review: ‘Merchant’ still puzzles

Karin Coonrod's fascinating 'Merchant' teases the brain more than it touches the heart.

Onstage love from real lovers at MPL

True love running smoothly and not so smoothly on tap at the Montclair Public Library.

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...

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...

Culture in brief: Montclair actor Clark Scott Carmichael stars in one-man show

Montclair actor Clark Scott Carmichael stars in “Every Brilliant Thing,” a one-man show by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe, at Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre in Summit, from Thursday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 8. The show...
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.

Theater review: politics is an inside joke

Political satire needs to be up-to-the-minute. "The Outsider," though sometimes funny, is predictable.

Harlem Renaissance: Ain’t Misbehavin’ comes to NJPAC

Just in time for Black History Month: "Ain't Misbehavin'" brings Fats Waller and the Harlem Renaissance to NJPAC.

English words, Spanish hearts: Crossing cultures at NLT

In Nilo Cruz' "Anna in the Tropics," Cuban-Americans listen to Russian literature, speak in English, and love in Spanish.