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Future arts and entertainment district on display for Planning Board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair aspires to become a regional arts and entertainment destination, and Wednesday night local officials began hearing detailed plans about the project that’s meant to be the linchpin for that initiative.Pinnacle Cos.,...

Montclair theater review: A child’s list celebrates the sublime in ‘Every Brilliant Thing’

'Every Brilliant Thing' gives its audience reason to hope, while facing mental illness without flinching.

Diving right in to ‘Anything Goes’

"Anything Goes" is from 1934, but the women have all the power, says senior Alexa Racioppi.

Culture in brief: auditions, Neil Simon play at NLT

A play by Neil Simon, and auditions for "The Heiress," will take place next week at Nutley Little Theatre.Nutley Little Theatre will hold auditions for “The Heiress,” by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, on Saturday,...
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Culture in brief: ‘Runaways’ concert benefits homeless teens

Vanguard Theater Company presents a concert version of "Runaways," a musical about homeless teens, to raise awareness, on Saturday, March 30.
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SVPA’s ‘weird path’ in ‘A Chorus Line’

'A Chorus Line' Montclair High School’s SVPA The Little Theater, 141 Park St. May 5-6, 7:30 p.m., May 12-13, 7:30 p.m., May 14, 3 p.m.Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett; book...

Mourning, swimming, celebrating in ‘Le sorelle Macaluso’ at Montclair State University

The American premiere of Emma Dante's visceral, lyrical 'Le Sorelle Macaluso' plays Peak Performances next week.
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‘Sing for Our Lives’ to benefit gun violence prevention

"Sing for Our Lives" on Mother's Day Eve will benefit gun violence prevention orgs.
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Theater: fairy tales for everyone if you go ‘Into the Woods’

"Into the woods" at Studio Players brings out the fairytale-lover in everyone. Director Ben Liebert sets the musical in a library
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SVPA presents ‘Oliver!’ on many levels

Montclair High's School of Visual and Performing Arts' production of "Oliver!" presents a multi-leveled challenge to the cast and, especially, to the crew.