RIP: Remembering NJ songwriter Greg Trooper

RIP: Greg Trooper at MPAC in 2011. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

He was described as a “whip-smart songwriter,” which he proved at the Mayo Performing Arts Center a few years ago.

Capitol Steps in Morristown: You can’t make this stuff up…well, maybe just a little

IF ALEC BALDWIN EVER RETIRES...this President-Elect is waiting in the wings, with the Capitol Steps at MPAC, Jan. 13, 2017. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Better to laugh than cry, right?

Dreams have no shortcuts, record-setting astronaut Scott Kelly tells kids in Morristown

Astronaut Scott Kelly addresses Morris County schoolkids at MPAC in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A pioneering spaceman shares down-to-earth advice with hundreds of schoolkids.

Morristown, MPAC among 9 Greater Morristown venues in statewide contest; vote through Feb. 16

A new electronic marquee flashed to life Friday at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

This election won’t divide the country. New Jersey, that’s another story…

Podcast: Alec Baldwin interviews Patti Smith in Morristown

Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith record WNYC show at MPAC. Photo by Kevin Coughlin, Dec. 14, 2016

Here is lively edition of ‘Here’s the Thing’ recorded this month at the Mayo Performing Arts Center.

Here’s the Thing: Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith tell Morristown about Dylan, Donald

Alec Baldwin and Patti Smith record WNYC show at MPAC. Photo by Kevin Coughlin, Dec. 14, 2016

What happens when you open the microphones for two fearless performers and house of fearless fans?

Saving the Great Swamp: New film is a reminder that you can beat the big boys

Crowd listens to Q & A at MPAC screening of jetport movie. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The next time you visit the Great Swamp, imagine the rumble of jet engines. And then thank these people for the blessed serenity.

Pioneering autism project coming to MPAC in Morristown

Elaine Hall

Elaine Hall, a.k.a. ‘The Child Whisperer,’ will use performing arts to boost confidence and self-esteem of children diagnosed with autism.

A week to remember: Morristown High students make Broadway debut, sing with Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit and Laura Benanti

On Nov. 6 a small group from MPAC had its Broadway debut at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre singing with Kristin Chenoweth in 'Love Letters to Broadway.' Photo courtesy of Allison Wilson

How do you top a week like that?

Scenes from Pet Shop Boys in Morristown

Pet Shop Boys in Morristown. Photo by Pamela Babcock

The Mayo Performing Arts Center was awash in color and synths for this show.