Ken Cleerdin, beloved MHS theater mentor, retires

For many theater technicians, Montclair High's Ken Cleerdin is why they went into the profession. The beloved technical director is retiring.

Virtual classes make the show go on

Local theater and dance schools are offering online classes for kids, and some have found that there are even some benefits to going virtual.

In Brief: Sterling K. Brown underwrites performance

Actor Sterling K. Borwn ("This Is Us") underwrote a performance of Antoinette Nwandu's play 'Pass Over' at Luna Stage. The show continues through Sunday.

‘The Vagina Monologues’ raises money and awareness

"The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler, presented by V-Day Montclair, is raising money for S.O.F.I.A. Performances Feb. 28 and 29.

Black History Month: ‘Till’ sends a message

"Till," a new musical about the murdered Emmett Till, begins tonight and runs for two weekends at American Theater Group in South Orange.

Theater review: Lloyd Webber keeps mask on

"Unmasked," a revue at Paper Mill Playhouse featuring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, is not quite ready for Broadway, despite its terrific tunes.

Photos: Lin-Manuel Miranda visits Vanguard

"Hamilton" composer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda visited a rehearsal of Vanguard Theater Company's "The Wiz of Oz" on Feb. 2.

In brief: Studio Playhouse voyages to Oz

Studio Players presents “The Wizard of Oz,” by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Erin Detrick, February 15 to 23, on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Theater review: ‘Pass Over’ questions America

'Pass Over' at Luna Stage riffs on Beckett, and asks pointed questions — as theater should. Our review of Antoinette Nwandu's play, at Luna Stage.
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Provocative ‘Pass Over’ at Luna Stage

Antoinette Nwandu's provocative, controversial, award-winning drama "Pass Over" begins performances at Luna Stage on Thursday, Feb. 6.