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 […]

SOVCA provides 2016 overview, looks ahead at 2017

Village president ‘fuming’ over defunding of Main Street NJ

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance’s leaders presented their organization’s proposed 2017 budget to the South Orange Board of Trustees at the board’s Jan. 9 meeting. In addition, they listed the group’s many accomplishments in 2016 and requested a five-year extension. Though the budget is not yet set, as it stands […]

SOPAC nominated for JerseyArts award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Performing Arts Center had been nominated for Favorite Small Performing Arts Center in the 2017 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. SOMA Film Festival, co-produced by SOPAC, is nominated for Favorite Film Festival. Now in its ninth year, the annual awards program run by Discover Jersey Arts pays tribute to the […]

‘Inside Looking Out’ debuts at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The juxtaposition of inner life and outer reality is explored in Dorothy Anderson Wasserman’s photography exhibit on view Dec. 15 through Feb. 23 in the Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange. A free opening reception on Saturday, Dec. 17, from […]

Orange resident named curator of SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center recently announced the appointment of Jeremy Moss of Orange as curator for the Herb & Milly Iris Gallery in the arts center. He will be overseeing the strategic direction of the gallery, as well as bringing new exhibits to the South Orange landmark that reflect […]

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