Parnassian Society to present ‘New Works/New Voices’

Parnassian Society to present ‘New Works/New Voices’

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For a second year in a row, Columbia High School’s theater group, The Parnassian Society, has partnered with the American Theater Group, now in residence at the South Orange Performing Arts Center; The Stages Festival; and New Jersey Theatre Alliance to present “New Works/New Voices,” original short plays written […]

American Theater Group announces non-Equity auditions for show

American Theater Group announces non-Equity auditions for show

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — American Theater Group, SOPAC’s professional Equity theater company in-residence, will hold auditions for non-Equity actors for the musical “The Bridges of Madison County,” by Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. The performances will take place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center […]

Villagers share vision for S. Orange

Room packed at Master Plan session as residents give feedback, ideas

Villagers share vision for S. Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Master Plan Management Committee held a townwide listening session at the Loft in the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Feb. 27, as it continues to solicit feedback from the community during the visioning phase of creating the Master Plan. An initial townwide listening session was scheduled for Feb. 12, […]

Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

Essex County cleans up 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — JerseyArts.com has tallied the results from the nearly 14,000 ballots cast in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards and Essex County organizations and venues overwhelmingly came out on top, especially in Montclair. In fact, of the 19 categories, only two winners weren’t from Essex County. New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]

AileyDance Kids residency culminates with SOPAC grand finale

AileyDance Kids residency culminates with SOPAC grand finale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Performing Arts Center, in partnership with The Ailey Organization’s Arts In Education & Community Program, facilitated a 16-week AileyDance Kids residency culminating with a grand finale performance on Feb. 6. Students from South Orange and Maplewood middle schools performed on the SOPAC stage, launching the school district’s observance of […]

South Orange to host 3 townwide Master Plan listening sessions

South Orange to host 3 townwide Master Plan listening sessions

  Editor’s Note: The Feb. 12 session has been canceled due to snow. SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — After four months of digital and in-person outreach to stakeholder groups and neighborhoods, the Master Plan Management Committee will be concluding the visioning phase of the South Orange Master Plan by hosting three townwide listening sessions in the […]

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Discover Jersey Arts — a project dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey, and co-sponsored by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts — recently announced that voting in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards is under way. […]

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