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Theater review: A dear Juliet, in a solid production

Miranda Rizzolo's Juliet sparkles as a giggly, imressionable girl, in Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's "Romeo and Juliet."
Nutley Little Theatre

In brief: Bernie Madoff-inspired play in Nutley

A Bernie Madoff-inspired play, "The Commons of Pensacola," plays at Nutley Little Theatre through Nov. 23. Three Montclair actors perform.
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Vanguard is D.R.E.A.M.ing of diversity

The performers in Vanguard Theater Company don't just create theater, they create empathy and embrace diversity. The company's Gala is Saturday, Nov. 9.
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Apricot Sky creates a Montclair theater troupe

Apricot Sky presents a collection of short plays and monologues this weekend and next. Eric Alters compay creates a Montclair theater troupe.

Young Hannah Arendt in new play at Luna Stage

Hannah Arendt, before she was famous, connects to a prison guard in Germany, in "Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library" at Luna Stage.
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Theater review: Judy Garland finds her way

We're in on the rise of Frances Gumm to Judy Garland in "Chasing Rainbows: the Road to Oz" at Paper Mill Playhouse, starring Ruby Rakos.
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Culture in brief: Mrs. Stern (Hannah Arendt) at Luna Stage

Jenny Lyn Bader’s “Mrs. Stern Wanders The Prussian State Library,” inspired by events in the life of Hannah Arendt, begins its run at Luna Stage tonight.
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Performance review: Captivating work of Bogart and Streb in ‘Falling and Loving’

In "Falling & Loving," theater revolutionaries Anne Bogart, Elizabeth Streb and Charles Mee joined forces to present physical, avant-garde work.
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Broadway bound for reg e. gaines at MAM

Broadway playwright, Montclair's Richard Wesley, will speak to reg e. gaines about Broadway and more at MAM on Thursday, Oct. 10.
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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.