CHS student is smash hit at Maplewood Glee Club concert

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School student Isaiah Thomas, this year’s Maplewood Glee Club Scholarship winner, brought down the house with standing ovations April 30 at the club’s spring concert at Prospect Presbyterian Church in Maplewood. This young artist, though only a senior at Columbia, is outstandingly talented as a singer, pianist and organist, according […]

SOMA students to perform with Broadway professionals

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood students will perform in Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret on Sunday, May 22, at South Orange Middle School at 7:30 p.m. The cabaret will also showcase Broadway professionals from shows including “Hamilton,” “Aladdin,” “School of Rock” and “The Color Purple,” among others, who, through Vanguard’s […]

Luna Stage hosts staged reading

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will hold a staged reading of “Psychodrama,” a new play by Phoebe Farber, on Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m. The play, directed by Taylor Del Rossi, focuses on a weekly divorce group that has just lost their leader. Barb, their new […]

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016 Rising Star Award nominations

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way. The theater will be the recipient of this year’s Regional Theatre Tony Award. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill […]

Hometown heroes to highlight Founders Weekend Festival

Hometown heroes to highlight Founders Weekend Festival

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Celebration 350 presents Newark’s local hometown heroes and international recording artists Faith Evans, Naughty by Nature, Cissy Houston and India at the Founders Weekend Festival Celebrating 350 Years of Newark’s arts, culture and community as one of America’s great historical cities, a free event at Military Park, 51 Park Place, Newark, […]