‘Walk the Valley’ with the 48-hour play project

WEST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Theatre Alliance presents Luna Theater’s “Walking the Valley: 48 Hours Play Project” on Sunday, March 18, at 3 p.m. This event is part of the Alliance’s Stages Festival, the state’s largest annual theater festival that provides free and discounted theater events for all ages throughout the month […]

Katz to step down from helm of Luna Stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Cheryl Katz, Luna Stage’s artistic director, recently announced her decision to step down at the end of the current 2017-2018 season. Katz has been a staff member for more than 15 years and artistic director for the past five years. To succeed Katz, the board has chosen Ari Laura Kreith, who […]

Local venues nominated for arts awards

BURLINGTON, NJ — The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently opened the polls for the 2018 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Celebrating the extraordinary work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse cultural community for 10 years, the contest invites arts lovers to lend their support for their favorite […]

WOAC features two new exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host two new exhibitions — “Invasion,” featuring new collages by Lisa Suss, and “Mind’s Eye,” featuring paintings by Carol Black-Lemon — as part of its Welcome to the West Orange Arts Center 2018 programming. The opening reception will be Saturday, Jan. 13, from 1 to […]

‘Razorhurst’ comes to the Luna stage this February

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “Razorhurst,” a new musical commissioned by Luna Stage, will open Feb. 1 as the second show in Luna’s 25th anniversary season. Directed by Artistic Director Cheryl Katz with book and lyrics by Kate Mulley and music by Andy Peterson, “Razorhurst” tells the tale of Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine, two violent […]

SoloFest at Luna Stage this December

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For two weeks this December, Luna Stage will present five extraordinary solo performances from five singular New Jersey artists. There is something for everyone. Ami Brabson will perform “Phenomenal Woman,” a musical celebration of extraordinary black women, on Friday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. 10, at […]