Young artists to display work at Herb & Milly Iris Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center presents the best and brightest in its rotating series of visual art exhibitions in the Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC. On view from May 9 through Aug. 15 is “Inspired Minds: Young Artist Exhibition,” which features drawings, paintings and photography by gifted young […]

SHU chorus performs spring choral celebration

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Seton Hall University Choral Program, under the direction of Jason C. Tramm, will perform works of Handel, Randall Thompson, Stephen Paulus, Ernani Aguiar, Moses Hogan and a complete performance of Ola Gjeilo’s “Sunrise Mass” with a string ensemble on Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. at SOPAC in South Orange. […]

Theater Project presents ‘The Groundling’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In Marc Palmieri’s comedy, ‘The Groundling,’ Long Island landscaper Bob Malone has been infected by the writing bug: After accidentally wandering into a low-rent production of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” he feels compelled to write his own verse play about his troubled marriage. He pays a desperate New York director to make […]

‘Old Love New Love’ on the Luna stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage presents the world premiere of “Old Love New Love,” a new play by Laura Brienza. “Old Love New Love,” the final show in the company’s 2016-2017 season, is a funny, moving and life-affirming play about the challenges of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. The cast of seven […]

WOHS jazz band to perform at Trumpets

WEST ORANGE / MONTCLAIR, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School Jazz Band I will be performing at Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square in Montclair, on Monday, April 4, beginning at 7 p.m. There will be one performance only. The fundraiser helps to support the jazz band and covers costs of competitive performances. […]

See Shakespeare’s works — all of them! — in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — interACT Theatre Productions presents the hilarious spoof “The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare (Abridged)” this April at the Baird Center in South Orange. The cast and crew, led by director Christine Gaden of Millburn, are excited to perform the comedic, fast-paced romp for two weekends starting Friday, April 1, and closing […]

The Who to rock Essex County

NEWARK, NJ — Long live rock! Things are about to get a little noisier in northern New Jersey as The Who return to the Garden State. The highly anticipated stop at The Prudential Center in Newark on Saturday evening, March 19th is part of their robust 2016 North American “The Who Hits 50! Tour.” The legendary British […]

‘The Aliens’ invade Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Two young drifters hanging out behind a Vermont coffee shop discussing art and the nature of the universe decide to teach a lonely high school student everything they know. “The Aliens,” a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker, is being presented by The Theater Project, March 31 through April 3, at […]