Pushcart Players presents ‘Miracles’ right in your home

Pushcart Players presents ‘Miracles’ right in your home

VERONA, NJ — Pushcart Players, New Jersey’s Emmy-nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences, will present “Holiday Tales: A Season of Miracles” in virtual online presentations in late November and December. This magical musical warms the hearts of family audiences with the true spirit of the December holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, and […]

Local author fulfills dream of publishing book after taking South Orange–Maplewood Adult School class

Local author fulfills dream of publishing book after taking South Orange–Maplewood Adult School class

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Charlotte McAllister Attenborough made a longtime dream come true this year when she wrote her first book. A product of a class she took at the South Orange–Maplewood Adult School on children’s writing, “Zakir, Get Outta the Street!” tells the story of a young boy who has to walk […]

Luna Stage reopens with ‘#RIFT’ this December

Luna Stage reopens with ‘#RIFT’ this December

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will reopen its building for in-person performances with “#RIFT: The Live Culmination,” by Gabriel Jason Dean, directed by Luna artistic director Ari Laura Kreith. Through the lens of two real-life brothers — one a convicted murderer, the other a playwright; one a member of the alt-right, the other a […]

Male vocalist wins NJPAC’s 10th Sarah Vaughan jazz competition

Male vocalist wins NJPAC’s 10th Sarah Vaughan jazz competition

NEWARK, NJ — At a star-studded, sold-out performance held Nov. 14 on the New Jersey Performing Arts Center stage, G. Thomas Allen, of Chicago, Ill., was announced the winner of the 10th annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. This marks the first time a male vocalist has won the contest. Hosted by NJPAC’s jazz […]

SOPAC provides a dazzling 2021 gala at Drew University

SOPAC provides a dazzling 2021 gala at Drew University

MADISON, NJ — On Nov. 6, in-person and virtual guests raised crucial funds for the South Orange Performing Arts Center at its 2021 gala, held at Drew University in Madison.  Some of the most memorable parts of the evening were paying tribute to honoree Diana Hart and presenting the SOPAC Lifetime Achievement Award to Grammy-winning […]