Onstage love from real lovers at MPL

True love running smoothly and not so smoothly on tap at the Montclair Public Library.
Beauty and the Beast at Studio Players

Culture in brief: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Studio Players

“Beauty and the Beast,” a non-musical Magic Trunk show fully produced and performed by Studio Players’ youth members, will be performed at Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin Place this weekend and next.

Theater review: politics is an inside joke

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

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.

Program Notes: Wrinkles and Time (and misbehaving)

How do photographs change from bad to good? Time...
dramaturg

Montclair dramaturg Kaitlin Stillwell asks the right questions

Montclair dramaturg Kaitlin Stillwell, at Luna Stage, helps the playwright develop the show.

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.

Culture in Brief: ‘The Pitmen Painters’ at NLT, Sunday, Jan. 14

On Sunday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m., Nutley Little Theatre will present a staged reading of the play “Pitmen Players” by Lee Hall in the NLT Barn, 47 Erie Place, Nutley. The production is part...

A Montclair actor plays his opposite in Studio Players’ ‘Don’t Drink the Water’

in Studio Players' production of "Don't Drink the Water," an American hero plays a Soviet guard.