Saturday, April 30, 2016

SUSPENSEFUL DRAMA OPENS IN NJ PREMIERE @ NEW JERSEY REP IN LONG BRANCH

New Jersey Repertory Company

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Villainous Company: A Caper for Three Women
written by Victor L. Cahn
directed by SuzAnne Barabas

WHEN: May 5th thru June 5th; Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm
WHERE: New Jersey Repertory Company, Award-Winning Theater, 179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 07740
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www.njrep.org
732-229-3166
njrep@njrep.org

When Claire returns home from an afternoon of shopping, she discovers that one of her packages is missing. Coincidentally, just as she is calling the store, a staff member stops by to return the item, then manages to invite herself inside. Before long, larceny and trickery abound as the two women, soon joined by a third, compete in a scintillating and suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse.

SPECIAL EVENT: Attend the performance Thursday May 5 or Friday May 6 and join us for a Wine and Cheese Meet-and-Greet with the cast and playwright immediately following the 8pm performance. Tickets are limited so call today!

Monday Night Salon Readings

May 9th: Hollywood Hills by Sheldon Bull (writer of TV’s “Newhart” and “Mom”). Paul, a late-night talk show writer, returns home to find his young girlfriend getting ready to leave him. Things go from bad to comically worse as the pair try to figure out if theirs is a relationship worth saving.

May 16th: Church & State by Jason Odell Williams. A comedy-drama about Charles Whitmore, a conservative Christian Senator who, three days before Election Day, is inspired to question his stance on guns and God ... with surprising results.

May 23rd: Stage Life by Ruth Wolff. In this comedy about life in the theatre, Adeline Adair, an actress who considers herself retired, is encouraged by two young men to return to the stage in the tour-de-force role of a lifetime.
July 18th: Education by Brian Dykstra. In this edgy, thought-provoking play, two young people find themselves in the middle of a controversy over censorship of art in their high school as they fight for their right to express themselves in a society hostile to any change in the status quo.

July 25th: Tooth & Nail by Sean Christopher Lewis. Gerry and Crumb are two existential hitmen on a job they dare not screw up. But when Gerry's underage and pregnant girlfriend arrives with motives of her own, everything goes to hell and no one is safe.

Doors open at 6:30. First come, first served. Readings start promptly at 7:00 and are followed by a discussion.

TICKETS:  $10 for non-subscribers.

Struck: A Serious Comedy about a Possibly Cosmic Event

NJ Rep is proud to present a world premiere by Sandy Rustin, directed by Don Stephenson. Performances to this limited engagement are June 30th thru July 31st only.

After being struck by a bicycle while crossing an East Village intersection, Vera Resnick (Susan Maris) feels a strange and out-of-character connection to the college-aged kid (Benjamin Puvalowski) responsible for the collision. Is this mysterious connection real? Is it coincidence that brought Vera and the biker together? Or, are larger forces at play? In this surprising and soulful serio-comedy, Vera, her husband (Adam Bradley), and their hippy-chic Texan neighbor (Jenny Bacon) seek truth in the face of deception, exploring matters of fate, family, and self-identity that affect all of their lives. Also starring Matthew Shepard Smith.

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.

TICKETS: $45.

SPECIAL EVENT: Attend the performance Thursday June 30 or Friday July 1 and join us for a Wine and Cheese Meet-and-Greet with the cast and playwright immediately following the 8pm performance. Tickets are limited so call today!

732-229-3166 or visit us on the web at www.njrep.org