"It's Only a Play" by Terrence McNally at Studio Playhouse gives audiences a chance to peek behind the curtain, as a playwright and friends read reviews.
Taffy Brodesser-Akner will discuss her bestselling debut novel, "Fleishman Is in Trouble," at the first Open Book/Open Mind of 2020, on Jan. 12.
Local musician and storyteller Richard Stillman performs as "Pecos Bill" at Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Jan. 11.
Andie Earl and other MHS sophomores present a Caring Cabaret, to benefit St. Jude Research Children's Hospital, at UUCM, tonight.
Light of Day North Jersey kicks off Light of Day Winterfest, raising money to combat Parkinson's Disease, PSP, ALS, at Outpost in the Burbs.
NYT "10 Best of Year" author Julia Phillips, along with Ysabel Y. Gonzalez, Randon Billings Noble, and Marco Rafalà, kick off Halfway There series tonight.
Terrence McNally's backstage comedy "It's Only a Play" opens at Studio Playhouse on Thursday, Jan. 9, and runs through Saturday, Jan. 25.
Youth Open Mic at Trend Coffee and Tea House takes place on the second Wednesday of the month, offering young performers a place to play and be heard.
Montclair Theatre Project presents "The Oldenburg Suite," by James Feinberg and Matthew Dylan Rose, at MSU on Jan. 3 and 4.
The second annual Friends of Anderson Park short story contest for Middle School students (500 to 2,500 words) is open now through Feb. 15.