Sarah Vander Schaaff

Sarah Vander Schaaff Sarah Maraniss Vander Schaaff is a freelance writer and blogger. Her work has appeared in many national outlets including The Washington Post, HuffPost, and Getting Smart. With a background in theatre and journalism, she loves creative endeavors, artistic people, and Early Grey tea. She lives near Princeton, New Jersey with her husband and two children and has just finished her first novel. Follow her at @writeonsarah and www.writeonsarah.com


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BWW Review: APPROPRIATE at Princeton Summer Theater Stirs Family FeudBWW Review: APPROPRIATE at Princeton Summer Theater Stirs Family Feud
Posted: Aug. 13, 2017


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BWW Review: Forgiveness Shines in BATHING IN MOONLIGHT at McCarter TheatreBWW Review: Forgiveness Shines in BATHING IN MOONLIGHT at McCarter Theatre
Posted: Sep. 17, 2016


BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Sings!BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Sings!
Posted: Dec. 14, 2016


BWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre EmbracesBWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre Embraces
Posted: May. 18, 2017


SPIDERS WEB at Princeton Summer Theater Spins Christie Mystery with StyleSPIDERS WEB at Princeton Summer Theater Spins Christie Mystery with Style
Posted: Jul. 13, 2017


BWW Review: DISGRACED at McCarter Theatre is an A-List Dinner Party You Don't Want to Miss!BWW Review: DISGRACED at McCarter Theatre is an A-List Dinner Party You Don't Want to Miss!
Posted: Oct. 17, 2016


BWW Feature: PIPPIN Plays at Princeton Summer Theater!BWW Feature: PIPPIN Plays at Princeton Summer Theater!
Posted: Jun. 27, 2017


BWW Review: APPROPRIATE at Princeton Summer Theater Stirs Family FeudBWW Review: APPROPRIATE at Princeton Summer Theater Stirs Family Feud
August 13, 2017

APPROPRIATE by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is an intriguing, intimate family drama that asks the right questions. Princeton Summer Theater's ensemble delivers.

SPIDERS WEB at Princeton Summer Theater Spins Christie Mystery with StyleSPIDERS WEB at Princeton Summer Theater Spins Christie Mystery with Style
July 13, 2017

SPIDER'S WEB at Princeton Summer Theater Spins Christie Mystery with Style. PST production is a delightful, intimate piece, with the ebullient charm of an entertaining and mysterious dinner guest from the past.

BWW Feature: PIPPIN Plays at Princeton Summer Theater!BWW Feature: PIPPIN Plays at Princeton Summer Theater!
June 27, 2017

PIPPIN plays at Princeton Summer Theater, bringing the music of Stephen Schwartz.

BWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre EmbracesBWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre Embraces
May 18, 2017

Forgotten lives of history take center stage in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter Theatre.

BWW Review: It's BEDLAM at McCarter with SAINT JOAN and HAMLETBWW Review: It's BEDLAM at McCarter with SAINT JOAN and HAMLET
January 26, 2017

SAINT JOAN at McCarter is as timely as ever.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Sings!BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Sings!
December 14, 2016

The reimagined production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter Theatre is an entertaining mix of big and small, loud and quiet, poignant and irreverent. Most of all, it is good for the soul: delivering the cathartic joy of Scrooge's transformation with a playful nod to Dickens' Victorian England and the community of Princeton.

BWW Review: DISGRACED at McCarter Theatre is an A-List Dinner Party You Don't Want to Miss!BWW Review: DISGRACED at McCarter Theatre is an A-List Dinner Party You Don't Want to Miss!
October 17, 2016

Dinner party conversation goes deep, touching off unresolved notions of cultural, religious, and racial identities, between guests and within.

BWW Review: Forgiveness Shines in BATHING IN MOONLIGHT at McCarter TheatreBWW Review: Forgiveness Shines in BATHING IN MOONLIGHT at McCarter Theatre
September 17, 2016

Memory, love, and beauty play powerful roles in this story of a priest who falls in love with the beautiful pianist Marcela (Hannia Guillen) but not out of love with his vocation and calling for the church.

BWW Review: ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD and Pondering at Princeton Summer TheaterBWW Review: ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD and Pondering at Princeton Summer Theater
July 28, 2016

ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD but TOM STOPPARD's wit is always alive. Princeton Summer Theater season continues.

BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Princeton Summer Theater Captivates!BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Princeton Summer Theater Captivates!
June 19, 2016

Fans of this musical will not be disappointed

BWW Preview: Choreographer Mary Barton and Beethoven Triumph in ARB's MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC!BWW Preview: Choreographer Mary Barton and Beethoven Triumph in ARB's MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC!
April 5, 2016

ARB presents world premier of Mary Barton's work in MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC!

BWW Reviews: THE PIANO LESSON at McCarter is a Must-See!BWW Reviews: THE PIANO LESSON at McCarter is a Must-See!
January 20, 2016

Jade King Carroll directs an all-star cast in August Wilson's powerful play at McCarter Theatre.

BWW PREVIEW: Ballet Dance Moms Master Hair for ARB NUTCRACKERBWW PREVIEW: Ballet Dance Moms Master Hair for ARB NUTCRACKER
December 2, 2015

Mastering the choreography of perfect hair keeps ballet dance moms on toes with ARB and Princeton Ballet School's production of THE NUTCRACKER.

BWW Preview: Ballet Dance Moms Master Hair for ARB NUTCRACKERBWW Preview: Ballet Dance Moms Master Hair for ARB NUTCRACKER
November 17, 2015

Mastering the choreography of perfect hair keeps ballet Dance Moms on toes with ARB and Princeton Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER.

BWW Preview: OUR TOWN Returns Home with Freshness at Princeton Day SchoolBWW Preview: OUR TOWN Returns Home with Freshness at Princeton Day School
November 4, 2015

OUR TOWN with Stan Cahill in the role of Stage Manager takes cast and audience through the halls of Princeton Day School seeking the timeless and fleeting moments of life.

BWW Review: SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED is Evocative at Passage TheatreBWW Review: SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED is Evocative at Passage Theatre
October 12, 2015

Tanya Saracho's 'Song for the Disappeared' opens The Passage Theatre's 30th season and continues its mission to create and produce 'topically relevant' new plays.