West Orange High School alumnus starring in ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange has a new superstar and his name is Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan, who is currently starring in the smash Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Already a Grammy winner as “Best Musical Theater” album and a recipient of seven Drama Desk Awards, “Hamilton” received a Pulitzer Prize on April 18 and is poised […]

Broadway comes to South Orange thanks to library’s Kalb

Broadway comes to South Orange thanks to library’s Kalb

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Local residents were treated to a Sunday matinee on Broadway without even leaving New Jersey when “The Beautiful Broadway Ladies of South Orange” performed at the South Orange Public Library, with a special appearance by pianist Adam Zerihoun, on Sunday, April 17, as part of the library’s 20th annual Springtime Concert. […]

Vanguard brings mentorship program to SOMS

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Vanguard Theater Company recently announced the first phase of a new theater mentorship program. The “Broadway Buddy” program is a mentorship outreach program designed to offer emerging musical theater artists, ages 12 to 22, a unique opportunity to be mentored by a theater professional. The program is open to all, but […]

Butz sparks creativity at Ideas Festival

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Tony Award-winning actor and Maplewood resident Norbert Leo Butz kept the audience engaged and entertained at the Maplewood Library’s Ideas Festival. Photo Courtesy of Joy Yagid

Broadway legend Priscilla Lopez to spend week at Newark Academy

LIVINGSTON / MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Newark Academy arts department will welcome Tony Award-winning actress Priscilla Lopez as the 2016 Artist-in-Residence from Feb. 22 through 25. Lopez is best known for her part in the original production of “A Chorus Line” on Broadway, where she played the role of Diana Morales. She also won a Tony Award […]

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