Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School senior Stephen Hoebee-Elardo will be performing in his seventh consecutive “New Voices,” at the Paper Mill Playhouse later this month. “I love musical theater,” Stephen said in a recent interview. “I love the ability and the chance to get up in front of people and sing and dance.” […]

NJPAC gets a dynamic double shot of David Cassidy

Former Essex County resident-turned-pop star delivers good music and great memories

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — It’s Saturday night inside the intimate Victoria Theater at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in downtown Newark, and the audience is clearly enjoying themselves. “New Jersey loves you, David!” shouts a trio of overly excited middle-aged ladies in unison. “I love you too!” responds the delighted entertainer, who is smiling and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]