Photos: Montclair Arts Festival brought groups together

More than 25 arts organizations came to play in the first-ever Montclair Arts Festival, sponsored by the Montclair Arts Alliance, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2. Elaine Molinaro, president of the Arts Alliance, oversaw the...
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...
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At Luna Stage, Ari Laura Kreith engages community

Without losing Luna Stage's current audience, new Artistic Director Ari Laura Keith of Montclair aims to bring in locals who may never have entered its doors.

Montclair theater review: ‘Shakespeare in Love’ may break your heart

Break, heart. 'Shakespeare in Love' will make you miss the theater. In a good way.
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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...

Montclair High’s School of Visual and Performing Arts can relate to this showcase

Does anyone ever really stop growing? SVPA's Showcase 2018, "On Our Way," looks at growing up. The students can relate and hope the audience will too.
Buzz Aldrin

Theater review: ‘Second Man,’ about Buzz Aldrin, is earthbound

A song cycle about Buzz Aldrin, "1969: The Second Man" doesn't reach the stars.

In time for weather week: ‘Macbeth’ at Montclair Public Library

In connection with the Montclair Art Museum’s Weather Week, Hudson Shakespeare Company will present Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” at Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. The Montclair Art...
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Theater review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ is unreally runny

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's "Blithe Spirit" offers shivery, spooky fun.

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...