Theater review: inventive, heartbreaking ‘Carol’

Even if you've seen "A Christmas Carol" many times before, don't miss this inventive, touching "Carol" at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.

MSU students present ’24 Gun Control Plays’

Montclair State University first-year BA theater students present readings they are passionate about: "24 Gun Control Plays."

Cinderella magic: it’s possible!

Montclair's Donna English, who plays Marie/Fairy Godmother in "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," started her career with some magic.

Culture in brief: ‘Matilda’ at Gas Lamp Players

'Matilda' at Gas Lamp Players this weekend is the full-length version of the Roald Dahl musical, featuring 97 children and one adult.

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.

Vanguard is 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.

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.

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.