Tony Glazer's AMERICAN STARE Premieres at New Jersey Rep, 6/14


New Jersey Repertory Company (Suzanne Barabas, Artistic Director; Gabor Barabas, Executive Producer) presents the world premiere production of American Stare by Tony Glazer, directed by Evan Bergman. American Stare will begin preview performances on Thursday, June 14, 2012 and will celebrate its opening night on Saturday, June 16 at New Jersey Repertory Company (179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ), running through Sunday, July 22. Tickets are $40 ($35 during previews and $60 on opening night – with reception) and can be purchased by calling 732-229-3166 or visiting

American Stare is a ferocious new comedy set in a South Florida trailer park where corporate greed meets its match in a community that will go to any lengths to protect its own. Following the spiraling lives of a widowed woman and her dog, a disabled accused child-predator, and a couple and their teenage daughter, we are challenged to see the world through their eyes – a world led by a broken moral compass, tainted with pervasiveness of special interests.

The talented cast of American Stare includes - Summer Crockett Moore (Film: Junction Theatre: Last Summer at Bluefish, NYIT Award, Reading Under the Influence), Becca Ballenger (Little Town Blues, Richard 3, American Girls),Trey Gibbons (Ain't That Life: In Short, How I Learned To Drive, NYIT Award), Brad Holbrook (The Onion News Network, Manchurian Candidate, I Am Legend), LeeAnne Hutchison (Film: Brewsie And Willie, One Fall, Theatre: Septimus And Clarissa, Drama Desk Nom), Shane Patrick Kearns (Law & Order:SVU, Blue Collar Boys). The production design team includes Jessica Parks (Set Design & Props), Jill Nagle (Lighting Design), John Emmett O'Brien (Sound Design), Patricia E. Doherty (Costume Design), and Jennifer Tardibuono (Stage Manager).

Written by Tony Glazer and directed by Evan Bergman, the show plays New Jersey Repertory Company's theatre, located at 179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ.

Previews: June 14 – June 16th, 2012
Preview week schedule: Thursday, Friday at 2pm & 8PM, Saturday at 3PM
Opening: Saturday, June 16 at 8PM
Regular Performance Schedule through July 22: Thursday – Friday at 8PM; Saturday at 3PM & 8PM, Sunday at 2PM

Tickets: $40 ($35 during previews, $60 opening night with reception). Discounts are available to seniors (65+), students (full-time 13-25) and groups of 10+. Tickets are available at or by calling 732-229-3166.

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