Culture in brief: ‘Roan @ The Gates’ at Luna Stage

“Roan @ The Gates,” directed by Michelle Tattenbaum at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange, opens Feb. 2, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 24.

Off to see the wizard at Watchung School

Patrick Wilson and Dagmara Dominczyk direct the Young Performers Edition of The Wizard of Oz at Watchung School, with a cast of 30 and crew of eight.

First person: an unlikeable ‘Guy’ at Studio Players

Assistant Stage Manager Lisa Annitti describes working on Neil LaBute's play "Some Girl(s)" at Studio Playhouse.

Culture in Brief: Watchung musical, Buzz Aldrin concert

Watchung School students will perform the musical "The Wizard of Oz" later this month, and Buzz Aldrin Middle School will present a musical concert.

Storytelling and raising energy: Mythmakers at Van Vleck

Mythmakers — Gerald Fierst and Richard Stillman — will be storytelling, playing instruments, creating magic with the audience.

Theater Review: It’s Paulina’s Tale

"The Winter's Tale" is always a welcome treat, but Marion Adler's fierce Paulina at Shakespeare Theatre make it unmissable.
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Photos: A Christmas Carol at Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp Players presents a musical version of "A Christmas Carol," with a a multi-generational cast of 105 adults, teens and children.

Plays for troubled times: addressing violence onstage

Two organizations in Montclair are taking the idea of relevancy to heart Luna Stage and a group benefitting S.O.F.I.A. present shows that address violence.
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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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‘On Kentucky Avenue’ nabs six AUDELCO awards

Jeree Wade's "On Kentucky Avenue" nabbed six AUDELCO awards for its portrayal of Club Harlem, known as the Black Copacabana, in Atlantic City in 1969.