BWW Reviews: ADMIT ONE by Wendy Yondorf Premieres at NJ Rep

January 13
7:51 AM 2014
BWW Reviews: ADMIT ONE by Wendy Yondorf Premieres at NJ Rep

Admit One by Playwright, Wendy Yondorf will have its World Premiere at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch from January 16th to February 16th. The plot of Admit One will appeal to metropolitan area audiences at a time of year when many are awaiting college decisions. As many a parent succumbs to hysteria when it comes time to get their children into the best schools, Howard Everett is no exception. Being one of the wealthiest donors to the elite Giddings University, he did not anticipate that he was about to meet the admissions officer from hell, who goes by the book. With his child's future at stake, we learn just how far Everett will go to secure a spot at Giddings for his off-spring.

Wendy Yondorf is also the author of The Black Sea which will have its reading at The Actors Studio in the Spring of 2014 and Space Between the Trees which was a Kennedy Center finalist. Among her many accomplishments, she is a founding member of Writers' Bloc and a three time semi-finalist for the O'Neill.

Yondorf is pleased to be working with the New Jersey Repertory Company on Admit One. When asked what she likes about the company, she commented "Everything" and pointed to their "commitment to detail." She also feels that the world premiere of Admit One is "perfectly suited to Long Branch."

Admit One is directed by Karen Carpenter and stars Catherine LeFrere and Ames Adamson. Yondorf has appreciated the cooperation of the cast and the production staff. She said, "You can take a good suggestion from anywhere."

Yondorf is also impressed with the creative team that she has had the opportunity to work with on Admit One. She commented, "I wish the creative team would get on stage and give a bow at the end of each performance."

New Jersey Repertory Company is a professional theater located in Long Branch New Jersey. They showcase and develop new plays with the mission to keep theater thought provoking and important. For tickets to Admit One and upcoming shows, visit their web site, or call (732) 229-3166.

Picture: Courtesy of Wendy Yondorf

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