Area students win Young Playwrights Awards from the Theater Project

Area students win Young Playwrights Awards from the Theater Project

UNION, NJ — Nutley resident Brennan Columbia-Walsh, a 16-year-old junior from Montclair Kimberley Academy, and Alejandro Espinal, a 17-year-old senior at the Academy for Performing Arts in Scotch Plains, have been selected to share first prize in the Theater Project’s prestigious 19th annual Young Playwrights Competition. Ryan Rosenthal, a 16-year-old junior at Cranford High School, […]

Theater Project to honor local young playwrights

Theater Project to honor local young playwrights

UNION, NJ — Twelve talented students will be honored at the Theater Project’s 18th annual Young Playwrights Competition Performance and Awards Ceremony on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. The event also celebrates the launch of the 2021 competition. The goal of the competition is to encourage the next generation of theater practitioners by honoring […]

One-act plays take the Maplewood stage in ‘Kabaret’

Kaleidoscope Kabaret offers the best one-act plays in NJ

One-act plays take the Maplewood stage in ‘Kabaret’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Theater Project, the New Jersey-based theater company that produces its mainstage shows in Maplewood, will hold its annual “Kaleidoscope Kabaret” of one-act plays at the Burgdorff Cultural Center from Feb. 24 through 26. This year’s event features the debut of five plays written by members of the Theater Project’s Playwrights Workshop, […]

Theater Project showcases new plays

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In line with its mission of providing writers the opportunity to present new work, in February the Theater Project is showcasing playwrights from near and far in two annual short play festivals: “Think Fast” is a competition for writers new to The Theater Project and “Kaleidoscope Kabaret” is a showcase for members […]

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 […]

‘The Aliens’ invade Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Two young drifters hanging out behind a Vermont coffee shop discussing art and the nature of the universe decide to teach a lonely high school student everything they know. “The Aliens,” a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker, is being presented by The Theater Project, March 31 through April 3, at […]