“Hamilton” composer/playwright and star Lin-Manuel Miranda will introduce the show. Montclair students Emma McElwee, Johanna Keyser, Khari Jenkins, Robert Axelrod, and Veronica Axelrod will appear.
The set is established through actors’ use of Zoom backgrounds. Hynes’ mother designed costumes, with capes and other pieces handed out in individual bags in the parking lot at Studio Playhouse, where the cast will arrive in a staggered schedule. Actors will also use their own clothes for pieces.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey uses pre-reserved, widely spaced pods and painted Xs to ensure safety for their charming short plays.
Ife Joseph, a 10-year-old rising fifth-grader at Hillside School, has invented an app titled "Mental Health for Social Justice," for the MIT Inventor Hackathon.
Montclair Film announced new dates for the 2020 film festival: October 16-25. Carpool theater films will take place in the South Mountain Reservation July 24-26.
The three sessions will be held at 10 a.m. on the following dates: July 22, July 29 and Aug. 5.
The Montclair Public Library supports the statement of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) in condemning racism; this is MPL's anti-racism resource list.
The Harmony Concert, which is totally produced and organized by teens, will take place online on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m.
David Greenbaum, working with Eric Bruggeman, Jerry Fried, made a musical video for MHS seniors, with performances by parents, teachers, coaches.
The art of Virgil Ortiz is rooted in Native American traditions, and also futuristic; MAM'S Native American art collection also received a grant.