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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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

Montclair theater review: ‘The Bungler’ has sure feet

‘The Bungler’ by Molière through July 30 Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre: 36 Madison Ave., Madison 973-408-5600, shaksepearenj.orgBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen you think of Molière (1622-1673), you probably think of...

Harlem Renaissance: Ain’t Misbehavin’ comes to NJPAC

Just in time for Black History Month: "Ain't Misbehavin'" brings Fats Waller and the Harlem Renaissance to NJPAC.
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Theater review: STNJ’s ‘Servant’ offers golden summer fun

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's outdoor show, "The Servant of Two Masters," glows in a summer setting.