Luna Stage presents world premiere of ‘Roan @ The Gates’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will launch 2019 with the world premiere of Christina Gorman’s cyber-security romance “Roan @ The Gates,” directed by Michelle Tattenbaum. An exploration of internet privacy and the risks of whistleblowing, this suspenseful new play examines the cost of doing the right thing. Previews begin Thursday, Jan. 31, and the […]

West Orange Arts Council presents Holiday Boutique

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Arts Council invites the public to visit its annual Holiday Boutique and Small Works Show at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road in West Orange. The Holiday Boutique will be Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16, from noon to 5 p.m. The Small Works Members Show, […]

Poueriet and Yacob to star in gripping Luna Stage show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Assignment,” a new play by Camilo Almonacid, begins a limited engagement at Luna Stage on Thursday, Nov. 29. On the heels of Luna’s critically-acclaimed “Pirira,” “The Assignment” is the second play in Luna’s 2018-19 MainStage season, which features four new plays exploring how people can bridge ideological divides and create […]

A professor, an ex-con and a journey toward forgiveness at Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Assignment,” a gripping and timely new play by Camilo Almonacid, begins a limited engagement at Luna Stage on Thursday, Nov. 29. On the heels of Luna’s critically-acclaimed “Pirira,” “The Assignment” is the second play in Luna’s 2018-19 MainStage season, which features four new plays exploring how people can bridge ideological […]

‘Haiti en Couleur’ at WOAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Arts Council, together with Gallery Pink, will host “Haiti en Couleur,” an exhibit showcasing artists from the group AYITISTIK, comprising Mona Coichy Haigler, Jean Richard Coachy, Jean P. Blaise, Jerry M.C. Georges, Marc A. Gaston and Jean C. Dominique. There will be an exhibit reception on Saturday, Oct. 6, […]

Luna Stage kicks off 2018-2019 season with NJ premiere of ‘Pirira’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage will launch its 2018-19 Season with J.Stephen Brantley’s award-winning play “Pirira,” directed by new Luna Stage Artistic Director Ari Laura Kreith. Set simultaneously in Malawi and New York, the play explores the challenges of international aid across interpersonal borders, and how we bridge seemingly impossible cultural divides. Inspired in […]

Upcycle, recycle and go green at the West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council, in partnership with Luna Stage, presents “Upcycle, Recycle and Go Green Workshop and The Ocean Cleanup Viewing Party” on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. This multifaceted, interactive program is for all ages and includes […]

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

Boro playwright will have 3-week run at Kean

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional Equity theater company in residence at Kean University, is presenting a new play by Glen Ridge resident Craig Garcia with performances beginning tonight as part of the 2018 Premiere Play Festival. Garcia’s plays have been given readings before, but this will be his first full-scale production. The production […]

Luna Stage announces its 2018-2019 season schedule

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage recently announced its 2018-2019 mainstage season, featuring four new plays: one world premiere and three regional premieres. The plays are set in locations around the world, each exploring the question of how people come together across cultural and social divides, according to a press release from Luna Stage. Luna’s […]