Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With courageous acting and a provocative script, a group of Essex County teens brought the issues of slut-shaming and sexual assault to the forefront. Against a multimedia backdrop at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange, “SLUT The Play,” written by Katie Cappiello, was presented by NCJW/Essex to a […]

Broadway Buddies season comes to end on SOPAC stage

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On May 1, 25 Broadway actors performed with their mentees in the culmination of Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Mentorship program. Alan Rickman once said: “Actors are agents of change. … A piece of theater can make the difference. It can change the world.” In the span of several months, Broadway […]

SHU, SOS to screen ‘Seven’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Spread the word and attend a screening of “Seven,” a film showcasing the life stories of seven South Orange seniors, presented by South Orange Seniors and the Seton Hall University College of Communication & Arts, on Saturday, May 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. at SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way in South […]

Free screening of ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Academy Award nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” written by James Baldwin, will be screened for free on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bow Tie Cinemas, 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Only 80 seats are available, so RSVP at www.RespectfulDiscussion.eventbrite.com. First priority will be […]

SHU ‘farmers and cowmen’ to be friends on SOPAC stage

‘Cain’t say no’ to seeing ‘Oklahoma!’ this weekend

SHU ‘farmers and cowmen’ to be friends on SOPAC stage

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “Oklahoma!” is undoubtedly one of the most significant plays in the history of American theater. The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic — the duo’s debut collaboration — was among the first productions to incorporate song and dance into a coherent story when it opened on Broadway in 1943. Since then the show […]

Get ready for a crazy night with 10,000 Maniacs at SOPAC

Maniacs bring their special brand of sound to South Orange

Get ready for a crazy night with 10,000 Maniacs at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Popular alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs will take the stage at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 26, after celebrating 35 years in music last year. Such a milestone is a major achievement for any group, and the significance is certainly not lost on the Maniacs. After all, […]

SOPAC honored as ‘Favorite Small PAC’

SOPAC honored as ‘Favorite Small PAC’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center has been named “Favorite Small Performing Arts Center” in the 2017 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Presented by Discover Jersey Arts, a program of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the annual awards highlight the work of New Jersey’s […]

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