WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

NEW YORK CITY — Vanguard Theater Company will present “Spring Awakening” for four performances only from Jan. 17 through 19 at the American Theater for Actors, 314 W 54th St. in New York City. The show includes many local young actors, including Joe and Maria Nalieth, two West Orange High School students. “Spring Awakening” is […]

SOPAC brings in new executive director Craig Sumberg

SOPAC brings in new executive director Craig Sumberg

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center has appointed Craig Sumberg as its new executive director. An extensive national search targeted the former executive director of the Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation as a highly qualified candidate, and Sumberg quickly stood out while going through the interview process. His record of achievement is […]

Film festival kickoff sells out

Film festival kickoff sells out

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Film Society kicked off its 15th West Orange Classic Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 5, at the AMC movie theater in West Orange’s Essex Green complex. The kickoff screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” sold out. Pictured from left are Jake from Passaic Park; film critic Stephen […]

World premiere of ‘American Rookie’ at Luna Stage

World premiere of ‘American Rookie’ at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will present the world premiere of “American Rookie,” written and performed by Dipti Bramhandkar and directed by Padraic Lillis, from Jan. 11 to 20. Part coming-of-age tale, part social commentary and part comedy, this one-woman show explores what it means to be an immigrant at a time when the […]