Paper Mill announces plan to reopen in the fall and 2021-22 season

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the lineup for the upcoming reopening season and staff looks forward to welcoming audiences back to the theater for live performances. The Paper Mill Playhouse 2021-22 lineup includes three eagerly anticipated productions that were postponed from previous seasons: “Sister Act,” “Clue” and the world-premiere of the musical […]

Marking fifty years at Nutley Theatre

Marking fifty years at Nutley Theatre

NUTLEY, NJ — Township resident Vicky Chalk is celebrating her 50th anniversary with the Nutley Little Theatre by rehearsing for another show. In fact, one might describe her life has having many scenes and many acts, but one constant: this theater. Born and raised in Nutley, Chalk, 68, was a ham from the start, taking […]

Bloomfield actor pens play of Christmas sketches

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Is there enough holiday cheer to go around? Bloomfield resident Nelson Valentin does not think so. A member of the Nutley Little Theatre, Valentin has had enough of Christmas chestnuts like “A Christmas Carol,” “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Miracle on 34th Street.” He’s not a bah-humbug kind of guy. He just wanted […]

Bloomfield HS to present ‘Julius Caesar’ this weekend

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Ambition, betrayal and violence will be displayed for three nights beginning this evening as the Bloomfield High School Thespian Society presents “Julius Caesar” as its fall production. Producer and director Brandon Doemling, for his fall offerings, alternates between drama, comedy or something from the classical repertoire to provide his student cast members with […]

Town resident keeps sneaking back into limelight

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident Anne Kenny Simpson is an especially busy woman these days — and nights. A Bloomfield High School paraprofessional, she and her husband are busy at work on their Morton Street fixer-upper home. Last week, sitting in her living room among unopened boxes of recently delivered cabinetry, Simpson said that while the […]