George Street News

IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Fills Second Slot in Centenary Stage's Women Playwrights Series, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Family dynamics can be the source of endless comedic material, as is the case in the 2nd play of the CSC Women Playwrights Series, "In the Car with Blossom and Len" by Joni Fritz, which will be presented on Wednesday, Apr 23 at 7:30 PM in the Lackland Center in Hackettstown. In this funny and poignant new play, a basket full of unpaid bills for chemical engineer Lenny Gold's laboratory is discovered one of his adult daughters, unveiling a lifetime of secrets, a mysterious silent partner, and a few other challenges which must be met by this family. "In the Car.." is a delightful family saga about growing up, growing older and where you put the keys. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Of Dallas to Bring LONE STAR and LANDRY & BOURBON to NYC, 7/5-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Contemporary Theatre of Dallas will make its New York debut in July 2014 with LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON. The two one-acts by the widely-produced late playwright James McLure give a flavorful slice of life in rural Texas. Now in its 13th season, the celebrated regional theater company has been named 'Best Theatre Company' by the Dallas Observer. Their productions are regularly selected in the 'Top 10 Shows of the Year' from the Dallas Voice. LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON, directed by Cynthia Hestand, will be performed at The Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) from July 5 to July 26. (more...)

Patti Murin, Kate Rockwell, Corey Mach & More Join NAMT Concert Lineup at 54 Below, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present its Songwriter Spotlight concert at 54 Below on April 28 at 9:30pm. Adam Halpin (Dogfight), Lisa Howard (South Pacific), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Mamie Parris (Wicked), Kate Rockwell (Rock of Ages), Andrew Samonsky (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and Sarah Stiles (Vanities) have joined the line-up. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present OUR TOWN as Part of Hub City Our Town Celebration, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

On Friday, May 2 at 7:00pm at Crossroads Theatre, American Repertory Ballet will present Philip Jerry's Our Town as part of the Hub City Our Town celebration of arts and community in New Brunswick. The Hub City Our Town festival is a collaboration between the New Brunswick Cultural Center, George Street Playhouse, and six other New Brunswick arts organizations, including ARB. (more...)

CRT to Present LEGALLY BLONDE, 4/24-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present Legally Blonde the Musical onstage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater April 24-May 4. The 2007 winner of London's Olivier Award for Best Musical, stars Courtney Hammond as the intelligent, self-assured and fashion conscious Elle Woods. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit (more...)

Emily Walton, Teddy Bergman, Ryan King & Polly Lee to Lead THE CLOUD at HERE, 5/16-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Building on Slant Theatre Project's success with last season's The Steadfast, the company has announced the full cast for The Cloud, a world premiere mistaken-identity comedy written by playwright/comedian Matt Moses. Wes Grantom (Eager to Lose, The Steadfast) directs a cast of four including Teddy Bergman (B'way: Peter and the Starcatcher, Off-B'way: Sex Lives of Our Parents), Ryan King (Now Or Later at Huntington Theatre, The Intelligent Design Of Jenny Chow at the Atlantic Theater Company), Polly Lee (Marie Antoinette at Yale Rep, Wasps at Studio 42), and Emily Walton (Eager to Lose, August: Osage County). Performances for this first full production of Slant Theatre Project's 10th Season will be staged at HERE, 145 Sixth Avenue in NYC from May 16-June 1, 2014. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit (more...)

NAMT to Return to 54 Below with Lisa Howard, Corey Mach, Kate Rockwell and More, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

NAMT returns to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on April 28th for another installment of our Songwriter Spotlight. (more...)

Marjorie Bradley Kellogg, Deborah M. Dryden & More to Receive 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Scenic designer, writer and professor, MARJORIE BRADLEY KELLOGG, and costume designer DEBORAH M. DRYDEN are among the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 2, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Ms. Kellogg will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design and Ms. Dryden was selected to receive the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design. Ms. Kellogg's award will be presented to her by director Kenny Leon and Ms. Dryden's award will be presented to her by designer David Woolard. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

BWW Reviews: I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI - A Fantastic Show to Savor
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 18, 2014

'I Lived, I Loved, I Made Spaghetti' is now at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick through April 6th. Area audiences will enjoy every minute of this fantastic one-woman show starring Antoinette LaVecchia. (more...)

Gregg Edelman and Penny Fuller to Join Kate Baldwin in Berkshire's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced additional casting for A Little Night Music. Four-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Gregg Edelman will play the role of Fredrik Egerman and Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller will play the role of Madame Armfeldt for BTG's 2014 summer musical. Ethan Heard, who directed BTG's 2013 hit murder mystery The Cat and the Canary, will direct Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical which also features Tony Award and Drama Desk nominee Kate Baldwin, internationally-acclaimed vocalist and actress Maureen O'Flynn, and Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat. (more...)

BWW Interviews: THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR Cast Discuss the Fluffy and Fufilling Comedy
by Johnna Leary - Mar 14, 2014

Imagine the worst, most awkward family reunion you have ever attended......and then count yourself lucky, because the Verdeen family reunion in the upcoming comedy The Red Velvet Cake War at the Old Opera House, directed by Will Heyser, will make your worst family reunion look like a paradise, with plenty of laughs along the way. (more...)

I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI Opens Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti adapted by Jacques Lamarre from the memoir by Giulia Melucci and directed by Rob Ruggiero will starring Antoinette LaVecchia and runs tonight, March 14, 2014 at 8 pm at George Street Playhouse. Dessert reception by Catherine Lombardi Restaurant immediately following. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Antoinette LaVecchia in I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI at GSP
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 13, 2014

'I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti' is now onstage at George Street Playhouse (GSP) in New Brunswick through April 6th. This one-woman show stars Antoinette LaVecchia in the role of Giulia. As she cooks a three course meal, live on stage, she recounts stories about the men in her life and the meals that she made for them. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

New Jersey Theatre Alliance to Present THE STAGES FESTIVAL, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, its 32 professional member theatres and partner organizations are happy to offer the seventeenth annual Stages Festival throughout the month of March 2014. (more...)

New Edition of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to 'Come Out Swinging!' at the Davenport, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returned to New York in February at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with Forbidden Broadway: Alive and STILL Kicking. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, over the course of the spring, Alessandrini had planned on adding new material to reflect the season's openings. Now, the time as come to unveil the new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! According to The New York Times, this version will begin performances March 17. (more...)

I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI to Open 3/14 at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti adapted by Jacques Lamarre from the memoir by Giulia Melucci and directed by Rob Ruggiero will starring Antoinette LaVecchia and runs Friday, March 14, 2014 at 8 pm at George Street Playhouse. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre Hosts Artist Fellowship Showcases in Madison, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Playwrights Theatre has partnered with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for two months of Artist Fellowship Showcases in Madison. The first group was presented in October 2013 and the second group will take place todays in March 2014. All readings will begin at 7:30pm in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library on 39 Keep Street in Madison, NJ. Readings are free with a suggested donation of $10. All tickets will be available at the door on the evening of the readings. (more...)

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