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The ups and downs of third grade

Montclair author Adriana Brad Schanen's "Quinny & Hopper" series are realistic and nuanced Middle Grade fiction: something unusual these days.
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Theater review: star turns in outstanding ‘Appropriate’ at Studio Playhouse

"Appropriate" features some of the best acting you'll see in New Jersey.
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MFF: Tre Maison Dasan looks at how families feel imprisoned with parents

When parents go to prison, the whole family's in jail.
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Theater review: ‘Three Musketeers’ distracts, delightfully

Montclair's Rick Sordelet directs an entertaining if not exhilarating production of "The Three Musketeers," based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, at STNJ.

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.

Program Notes: (re)becoming a playwright

(Re)discovering the joys of making art, as well as writing about it.

Review: Nobody wins in ‘Merchant of Venice’

'The Merchant of Venice' By William ShakespeareShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Through June 4 F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre 36 Madison Ave., MadisonShakespeareNJ.org, 973-408-5600By GWEN...
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Theater review: Shake off the blues with ‘Holiday Inn’

"Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" at Paper Mill Playhouse is sure to lift the spirits, like seeing a sparkling snowflake hanging from a town lampost.
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SVPA’s ‘weird path’ in ‘A Chorus Line’

'A Chorus Line' Montclair High School’s SVPA The Little Theater, 141 Park St. May 5-6, 7:30 p.m., May 12-13, 7:30 p.m., May 14, 3...