Arts & Entertainment

Shakespeare Comes to South Plainfield


SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission, in collaboration with the Middle School PTO, Summer Drama Workshop and Friends of the South Plainfield Free Public Library, will present Macbeth, performed by the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, at the South Plainfield High School on May 2nd at 7PM. Doors open at 6:30PM. This is a free event being brought to South Plainfield residents for the first time.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of 25 professional theatres in the state. One of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation, it is New Jersey’s only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare’s canon and other classic masterworks. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences. –

The South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission was formed in 1983 by the Mayor and Council as a borough commission and consists of a group of dedicated volunteers who work to bring a variety of programs and performances to the citizens of South Plainfield and the surrounding communities. The programs range from school programs about bullying, to window decorating contest, to line dancing at the Senior Center, to the annual Talent Showcase.

Sign Up for E-News

The Middle School PTO is a non-profit organization that exists for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. The purpose of the PTO is to enhance and support the educational experience at the South Plainfield Middle School, to develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parental involvement, and to improve the environment at our school through volunteer and financial support. –

The South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop has become a tradition in South Plainfield over the past 42 years. This non-profit youth summer theatre program is open to students entering 7th grade up to those completing their first year of college. SPSDW seeks to build confidence, teach teamwork and responsibility, and often reveals the hidden talents of its participants, all while putting on a fabulous show. –

The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library is a non-profit organization whose members support the Library through advocacy, volunteer services, and fundraising. The Friends serve as advocates for the development, expansion and improvement of library collections, facilities and services to patrons. –

Please email us at if you have any questions about the event.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

South Plainfield


It is with sadness we announce the sudden passing of Mr. Michael J. Cleary, Sr. Please check ...
Read more

Letters to the Editor

Carly Kensey Graduates from ECU

July 13, 2018

GREENVILLE, NC -- Carly Kensey of South Plainfield graduated with a BA-Psychology from East Carolina University during spring commencement exercises May 4 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

The fireworks capped off a new format for ECU's 109th spring commencement ceremony, which was held in the evening for the first time.

The keynote speaker for commencement was Linda McMahon, administrator of ...

Community Happenings

Adult “crafternoon” at the South Plainfield Public Library

July 15, 2018

Crafting isn't just for kids anymore!  Come to the South Plainfield Library on Saturday July 28 at 2pm for a fun filled “crafternon” for adults with crafter Patricia Dahl.  Crafters will be decorating a wine bottle. We will supply all the materials, just come and enjoy! If you have a glue gun at home, if you could bring it to the craft program.  Registration is ...

Suburban Woman’s Club Welcomes You

July 15, 2018

The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is welcoming new members. Enjoy creative fund raisers, interesting activities while participating on standing committees, informative monthly programs, and the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 PM on the first Thursday of each month, September through June, at the American ...


Lucia, Lucia by Adriani Trigiani

Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2003)


If a summer romance novel is what you are craving to read as you sit by the pool or beach, Adriana Trigiani's Lucia, Lucia is a perfect choice. Set in 1950 New York City, the novel is about a young woman, Lucia Sartori, who is determined to have a career and be able to support herself, an unusual choice for a girl who was ...


Time for news from your friendly neighborhood AIR-CONDITIONED South Plainfield Library:

            First, a reminder that we’ll be closed on Sundays for the rest of the summer.  Our other operating hours remain the same.

            Turning to our very active schedule of ...

Press Releases

Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

July 16, 2018

The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This Workshop examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview.

How You Will Benefit:

Learn how to brand yourself and define yourself using descriptive language.
Explore the essential ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...