Roan

Theater review: ‘Roan’ at Luna feels like old news

Inspired by Edward Snowden, Christina Gorman's two-hander "Roan @ The Gates" at Luna Stage feels too much like old news, and does not surprise.

Culture In Brief: “When Angels Fall” debuts on Feb. 9

Raphaëlle Boitel’s “When Angels Fall” makes its U.S. debut at Peak Performances on Feb. 9, and will run through Feb. 17. The piece, Peak Performances writes, is “a tragicomic vision of a mechanized world...
Busch

Campy, heart-fillled nuns in ‘The Divine Sister’ by Charles Busch

The campy nuns in Charles Busch's "The Divine Sister" at Nutley Little Theatre are and are not like Maria and Bernadette. That's deliberate, says director George Seylaz.
Ordinary People

Culture in brief: SVPA opens ‘Ordinary People’

Montclair High’s School of Visual and Performing Arts presents “Ordinary People,” by Nancy Gilsenan, based on the by Judith Guest, Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2.
Roan

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.
wizard

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.
LaBute

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

Storytelling and raising energy: Mythmakers at Van Vleck

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

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.