Culture in brief: playreading at Cornerstone Montclair

On Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., Cornerstone Montclair is hosting a reading of Montclair playwright Nadine Bernard’s new play, “Seize the Day After,” directed by Jane Mandel, founding artistic director emerita of Luna...
Charley's Aunt

Theater review: STNJ’s ‘Charley’s Aunt’ delightfully nutty

Shakespeare theatre of New Jersey's production of the 1892 farce "Charley's Aunt" is a delight, and delightfully nutty. The show runs through Nov.18.
Measure

#TimesUp at ‘Measure for Measure’

The play is centuries old. Its story? Hashtag-timely.

In time for weather week: ‘Macbeth’ at Montclair Public Library

In connection with the Montclair Art Museum’s Weather Week, Hudson Shakespeare Company will present Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” at Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. The Montclair Art...

Turning 30, growing up, in Montclair Operetta Club’s ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’

'tick, tick... BOOM!,' by Jonathan Larson, presented by Montclair Operetta Club through Sunday, Nov. 12: about the difficulty of turning 30.
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.

It’s time to rhyme: ‘Seussified Christmas Carol’ at Montclair’s Studio Playhouse

The Ghost of a Christmas Present, in verse, is at Studio Playhouse.

Due process for the merchant at Montclair’s Peak Performances: Ruth Bader Ginsburg roundtable

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared on a roundtable panel today at MSU to discuss 'The Merchant of Venice.'
CARMICHAEL

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Clark Carmichael directs at Dreamcatcher

Montclair's Clark Scott Carmichael directs the new play "String Around My Finger," which runs through May 12 at Dreamcatcher Reprtory Theatre.

Finding roots onstage: Montclair’s Penny Paul is at home at NLT

'Regrets Only' By Paul Rudnick June 9-24 NLT Barn, 47 Erie Place, Nutley nutleylittletheatre.com By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Growing up in New York City, Penny Paul never even knew there was such a thing as community theater. “It was Broadway...