Township Committee welcomes McGehee

TC members appointed to committees, liaison positions

Township Committee welcomes McGehee

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At its Jan. 1 reorganization meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee welcomed Committeeman Frank McGehee, who was sworn in for a three-year term. McGehee joins Mayor Vic DeLuca, Deputy Mayor Nancy Adams, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich on the committee. “Collaborating with my fellow Township Committee members, I look forward to continuing the […]

Family returns to Maplewood to teach art of dance

Lee family on pointe in Maplewood this holiday season

Family returns to Maplewood to teach art of dance

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The week between Christmas and New Year’s is often pretty dull, despite being book-ended by two such extravaganzas. But Maplewood Recreation refuses to let you have a boring break, so will be hosting a three-day winter ballet workshop at the Burgdorff. From 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27, through Thursday, Dec. […]

Child-friendly ‘Nutcracker’ returns to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The New Jersey Dance Center will present a child-friendly hourlong performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet to benefit the American Red Cross on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 and 3 p.m. at the Burgdorff Center for Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road in Maplewood. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the New Jersey […]

The Strollers hit 85-year mark, keep going strong

Take a stroll through theater and history with Strollers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — When people think of theater in our area, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center or the South Orange Performing Arts Center may come to mind. But Maplewood’s Strollers predate both those esteemed centers by decades. The Strollers even take the longevity prize from the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn. And after more […]

Maplewood celebrates Olympic fencer Muhammad

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The township of Maplewood will be celebrating Ibtihaj Muhammad, who won a bronze medal in fencing at the Olympics in Rio, on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a motorcade along Springfield Avenue and a parade through Maplewood Village. The parade will end at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, where Muhammad will […]

‘InterACT Sings: Stay Tuned!’ runs this weekend

‘InterACT Sings: Stay Tuned!’ runs this weekend

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — InterACT Theatre Productions will presents its annual musical revue benefit “interACT Sings!” at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood this Friday, Aug. 5, and Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m.. Each year offers a new theme, and this year’s gala, “Stay Tuned,” celebrates music in television. Broadway star Brandi […]

Theater Project to present ‘Crowns’ at Burgdorff

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The award-winning professional company The Theater Project has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce the musical “Crowns” at its home base in Maplewood’s Burgdorff Center for the Arts. Performances will run Sept. 29 through Oct. 23 on Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at […]

Theater Project presents ‘The Groundling’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In Marc Palmieri’s comedy, ‘The Groundling,’ Long Island landscaper Bob Malone has been infected by the writing bug: After accidentally wandering into a low-rent production of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” he feels compelled to write his own verse play about his troubled marriage. He pays a desperate New York director to make […]