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New Works Initiative at Studio Playhouse

Studio Players' New Works Initiative, including short runs of contemporary, lesser-known plays as well as original plays, is up and running.

In brief: Studio Playhouse presents original play

Mark Liebert's original play "Complete Game" runs at Studio Playhouse through this Sunday. It is part of Studio Players' New Works Initiative.
Bogart

In brief: Ann Bogart, Elizabeth Streb at Peak Performances

“Falling & Loving,” which premieres on Sept. 24 and runs through Sept. 29 at Peak Performances, brings together three giants of the Avant-Garde theater world: Anne Bogart, director of SITI Company, and Elizabeth Streb,...
Caesar

Theater Review: ‘Julius Caesar,’ a play for our times

St. James Players' production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," running through Sunday, Sept. 22, highlights the play's modernity.
Oldenburg

Photo: New York Musical Festival win for Montclair’s James Feinberg ‘Oldenburg Suite’

The cast and creative team of The Oldenburg Suite after a sold out performance at NYC's Laurie Beechman Theater this past Sunday, July 28. The piece is a sung-through musical about 12 years in...
rainmaker

Theater review: magical, affecting ‘Rainmaker’ at STNJ

N. Richard Nash's "The Rainmaker" at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is magical and affecting. Ends Sunday, Aug. 18.

Theater Review: ‘Long Lost Play’ at Shakespeare Theater is smart and silly

Shakespeare is a subject and character too in "William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (Abridged) at STNJ. It's a smart and silly pastiche.
Shakespeare

Culture in brief: ‘Verily, Madly, Thine!’ presents scenes from Shakespeare’s plays

On Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m., the Shrewd Mechanicals will perform scens from Shakespeare's plays at the Montclair Public Library.
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Theater review, Pride Month: These ‘boys’ are fine company

"The Boys in the Band," at Studio Playhouse, is a fine revisit to a moment in LGBTQ history. The production runs through June 29.
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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.