George Street Playhouse News

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nancy Opel and More in CURVY WIDOW at George Street PlayhouseVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nancy Opel and More in CURVY WIDOW at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Curvy Widow, the musical comedy, isset to close Sunday, May 21, ending George Street Playhouse's 32 seasons at its current venue in downtown New Brunswick, N.J. Click below to watch highlights from the show before it's gone! (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This SummerCURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Moving Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Curvy Widow,a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn(Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), it was announced today by the producers. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORDLantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lantern Theater Company concludes its record-breaking 2016/17 season with the regional premiere of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, an uproarious, razor-sharp exploration of legacy and faith from playwright, former stand-up comedian, and longtime Real Time with Bill Maher writer and executive producer Scott Carter. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURVY WIDOW at GSP is a Heartfelt Musical with Humor and PizzazzBWW Review: THE CURVY WIDOW at GSP is a Heartfelt Musical with Humor and Pizzazz
by Marina Kennedy - May 9, 2017

George Street Playhouse (GSP) has a marvelous finale to their successful 2016-2017 season. The new musical comedy, 'Curvy Widow' is on the New Brunswick stage through May 21st. (more...)

Updated 'I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT', ACT OF GOD and More Set for George Street in 2017-18 at Interim VenueUpdated 'I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT', ACT OF GOD and More Set for George Street in 2017-18 at Interim Venue
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

George Street Playhouse announced today it will present its 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at 103 College Farm Road, just off of Route 1 in New Brunswick -- 2 miles from its current home on Livingston Avenue. Formerly known as the Agricultural Museum of New Jersey, and now owned by Rutgers University, the site will serve as the interim location of the Playhouse for two years as its future home -- the recently announced state-of-the-art performing arts center -- is built on Livingston Avenue. (more...)

Treat Mom to DINING and THEATER in NJTreat Mom to DINING and THEATER in NJ
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2017

Are you looking to round out that special day with mom and the people who mean the most to you? Visit a top theater venue in New Jersey and pair it with drinks or a meal. Here are a few suggestions that promise to make Mother's Day weekend memorable. (more...)

Treat Mom to DINING and the ARTSTreat Mom to DINING and the ARTS
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2017

Are you looking to round out that special day with mom or the people who mean the most to you? Visit a top arts venue in New York City or New Jersey and pair it with drinks or a meal. Here are a few suggestions that promise to make Mother's Day weekend memorable. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 5th, 2017 - Lucille Lortel Awards, CLUE: ON STAGE and More!BWW Morning Brief May 5th, 2017 - Lucille Lortel Awards, CLUE: ON STAGE and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 5, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: The curtain rises on CLUE: ON STAGE, bowing Saturday at Bucks County Playhouse, and Taran Killam hosts the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards on Sunday! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel and More in CURVY WIDOW at George Street PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel and More in CURVY WIDOW at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

George Street Playhouse presents Curvy Widow, starring Broadway's Nancy Opel (GSP's The Toxic Avenger, Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas). The sassy musical comedy will not only close out GSP's 2016-17 season, but also mark the final show performed in The Playhouse's current building. Curvy Widow runs now through May21, 2017, with opening night scheduled for May 5th, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Producer Ken Davenport Publishes HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE ARTS... OR IN ANYTHING BookProducer Ken Davenport Publishes HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE ARTS... OR IN ANYTHING Book
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport announces the release of his new book "How to Succeed in the Arts . . . Or in Anything," which is now available on Lulu.com. (more...)

TheatreSquared to Offer Fresh take on a French Farce with THE DINGDONGTheatreSquared to Offer Fresh take on a French Farce with THE DINGDONG
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

A fresh adaptation of a classic French farce -with a script developed in Northwest Arkansas before its Off-Broadway premiere last spring -begins a monthlong, madcap production at TheatreSquared next week. (more...)

Samantha Joy Pearlman and Friends Sing THE MUSIC OF REGINA SPEKTOR at Feinstein's/54 BelowSamantha Joy Pearlman and Friends Sing THE MUSIC OF REGINA SPEKTOR at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Samantha Joy Pearlman inSummer in the City: The Music of Regina SpektoronMay 5th, 2017 at 11:30pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Jersey City Theater Center  Presents THE DISRUPTION PROJECT, 5/5Jersey City Theater Center Presents THE DISRUPTION PROJECT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Dance is soon destined to disrupt Jersey City with original choreography deliberately designed to do just that. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse,recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, hasannouncedcasting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLEPhoto Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Four intellectuals-a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race-search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. Set against the backdrop of Obama's 2008 election, Diamond's fiercely funny play explores the unavoidable nature of cultural bias. Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko makes her Arena Stage directorial debut with this "sexy, serious and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners" (Variety). Smart People runs April 14-May 21, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Annie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The DavenportAnnie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The Davenport
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Do This, a new play by Karen Siff Exkorn (bestselling author of The Autism Sourcebook) and starring Annie Parisse (Clybourne Park, The Layover, 'Law and Order') will be performed at an invitation only developmental reading on Thursday, April 27th at 3pm at The Loft at the Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street). (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening TonightHello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast.The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpieceHello, Dolly!is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents BECKETT IN BRIEFCommonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents BECKETT IN BRIEF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents BECKETT IN BRIEF - Rough for Radio II The Old Tune Krapp's Last Tape, directed by James Seymour, featuring Will Lyman, Ken Baltin and Ashley Risteen. (more...)

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