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Rick Sordelet (ATG Co-Founder), Samson Steinman (UPAC Executive Director), Jim Kenned Photo

Rick Sordelet (ATG Co-Founder), Samson Steinman (UPAC Executive Director), Jim Kennedy (former Rahway Mayor) and Lori Kennedy

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BWW Interview: Jim Vagias, Producing Artistic Director of American Theater Group Photo BWW Interview: Jim Vagias, Producing Artistic Director of American Theater Group
by Marina Kennedy - May 18, 2020

We continue our series with theatre professionals by interviewing ATG's Producing Artistic Director, Jim Vagias about the company and the future.

American Theater Group's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY At SOPAC Photo American Theater Group's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY At SOPAC
by Julie Musbach - May 31, 2019

American Theater Group and Producing Artistic Director James Vagias present the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County at the South Orange Performing Arts Center June 20-30. Based on the best-selling novel and hit film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Color Purple, The Secret Garden, 'night Mother).

American Theater Group Announces Non-Equity Auditions For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUN Photo American Theater Group Announces Non-Equity Auditions For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2019

American Theater Group, SOPAC's professional Equity theatre company in-residence, announces auditions for non-Equity actors for the musical The Bridges of Madison County by Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. The performances will take place at the South Orange Performing Arts Center June 20-30, 2019. The musical will be directed and choreographed by Merete Muenter with musical direction by Brent Sawyer and conducted by Keith Levenson.

Full Casting And Creative Team Announced For Tell Them I'm Still Young- American Thea Photo Full Casting And Creative Team Announced For Tell Them I'm Still Young- American Theater Group At SOPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

American Theater Group proudly announces the full cast and creative team for its World Premiere production of Tell Them I'm Still Young, a new play by Julia Doolittle, at the South Orange Performing Arts Center January 24 - February 3, 2019. Joining the previously announced Andre Braugher (Homicide: Life on the Streets, Men of a Certain Age, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Hairspray, Mamma Mia) are Janice Amaya (Seen/Unseen) and Seth Clayton (The Madrid).

Andre Braugher And Michele Pawk Star In World Premiere Drama At SOPAC Photo Andre Braugher And Michele Pawk Star In World Premiere Drama At SOPAC
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2018

American Theater Group announces the World Premiere production of Tell Them I'm Still Young, by Julia Doolittle, at the South Orange Performing Arts Center January 24-February 3, 2019. The cast includes two award-winning leading actors of stage, film and television. Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk portray a professor and a poet whose marriage is shaken when tragedy strikes. As they grapple with the aftermath, a lover from the past and an ambitious graduate student enter their lives.

Maplewood Playwright Erin Mallon to Debut New Play at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

On May 21 at 7 p.m., Erin Mallon's new play, A Mind Out of the Gutter, will be presented by American Theater Group in a reading in the South Orange Performing Arts Center Loft. The reading gives professional actors a chance to bring life to the play as they read with script-in-hand, and gives audiences the opportunity to give valuable feedback to the playwright as she continues to refine the work.

American Theater Group Brings Topical New Play to SOPAC Loft Staged Reading of A GOOD FARMER
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2017

American Theater Group, the South Orange Performing Arts Center's  new theatre company in-residence, presents a staged reading of A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein on Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.  The powerful story, set in upstate New York, tells a compelling tale of one family's struggle to maintain their farm through adversity. The wheels of crisis are set into motion when they hire a Mexican immigrant to help them. The topical play highlights the humanity of those whose only crime was to come to American and make a better life for their families, and the bonds we all share as immigrants seeking the American dream. 

SOPAC Announces Theatre in-Residence American Theater Group Makes South Orange its New Home
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2016

The South Orange Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce a new partnership with American Theater Group, a professional member theatre of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. The company, headed by Producing Artistic Director James Vagias, will begin presenting staged readings in the SOPAC Loft in January, 2017 and the following year will produce at least two fully-staged productions on the mainstage. As SOPAC's theatre company in-residence, American Theater Group and SOPAC will co-present these theatrical offerings.

BWW Interviews: JIM VAGIAS and American Theater Group
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 2, 2015

American Theater Group's 2014-2015 season is now at Hamilton Stage in Rahway. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Jim Vagias, the Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director about the professional theater company, their shows, and his own career in the arts.

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Nashville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week!