Tuesday, July 26, 2016

WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW & BEYOND @ NJ REP

WHERE: New Jersey Repertory, 179 Broadway, Long Branch

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  • BROADWAY WORLD: Struck has twists and turns that keep you completely captivated.
  • THE FRONT ROW CENTER: Excellent performances.
  • CURTAIN UP: Jewish ancestry and the Holocaust collide with a mix of the hilarious and the horrifying.
  • SCENE ON STAGE: An engrossing 90-minutes.
  • NEW JERSEY FOOTLIGHTS: A top-notch production.

WHEN: Limited run thru July 31st. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. Extra performance added on Sunday, July 24th at 8pm.
TICKETS: $45.


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The backstage intrigue, romance, and scandal that take place during and after rehearsals of Othello are the backdrop for this comic-drama. Three extraordinary actors at the top of their game along with a well-known director rehearse a production of Othello as they whittle away at each other in this passionate, highly theatrical play.

WHEN: Limited run August 25 thru September 25. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. August 25 and 26 performances are followed by a meet-and-greet with the cast. Opening night with reception is Saturday, August 27.
TICKETS:
$45.


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Sloane, a rich, beautiful Ivy League graduate, doesn't believe in love or marriage. She does believe in babies, however, and wants one soon. The problem is she needs a sperm donor who passes muster. Enter Brandon, who's got the right stats but the wrong attitude. Cabbage soup, a rare baseball card and a lizard named Pogo all play a part in this romantic comedy for cynical times.

WHEN: Limited run October 20 thru November 20. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. October 20 and 21 performances are followed by a Meet-and-Greet with the cast. Opening night with reception is Saturday, October 22.
TICKETS:
$45.


NJ Rep's BUTLER in NYC at 59E59 Theaters

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BUTLER, inspired by controversial Civil War General Benjamin Butler, comes to NYC at 59E59 Theaters.

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to open the 2016/2017 Season with the NYC premiere of NJ Rep's BUTLER, written by by Richard Strand, directed by Joseph Discher and starring NJ Rep's original cast Ames Adamson, John G. Williams, David Sitler, and Benjamin Sterling.

WHEN: Now through August 28. The performance schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7pm; Friday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm & 8pm; Sunday at 3pm. There is an added performance on Sunday, July 17 at 7pm.
To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200

It's the start of the Civil War and lawyer Benjamin Butler was just promoted to the rank of Major General at Fort Monroe, a Union hold-out in the state of Virginia. Shepard Mallory, an escaped slave, seeks sanctuary at the fort. However, the law of the land has not yet changed — slaves still are considered property and must be turned over to their "rightful owners.” Does Butler follow the letter of the law or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of U.S. history?

Based on actual events, this powerful comedic-drama, called “Splendid” by The New York Times during its run at New Jersey Repertory Company, arrives at 59E59 for its NYC premiere. Don't miss this extraordinary play!


Monday Night Salon Readings

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Mercy by Adam Szymkowicz - August 29, 2016.
Above Water written and performed by Stephanie Dorian - September 19, 2016.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and readings begin promptly at 7:00 pm, followed by a discussion.
TICKETS: $10.