Wednesday, September 25, 2019

NJ REP PRESENTS “SOME LIKE IT HOT”—FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS IN LONG BRANCH

NJ Rep Presents ...


SOME LIKE IT HOT 

Festival of the Arts that includes Theatre Brut (16 short plays), Live Music, Art, Photography, Poetry, Refreshments  

WHEN: October 2 - October 6, 2019
WHERE:
West End Arts Center, 132 West End Avenue in Long Branch. Parking Info: Enter the parking lot off of Sairs Avenue (between West End Avenue and Brighton Avenue).
TICKETS: Early Birds/Subscribers $50; Regular Price $60; Poetry Night $15; Festival Pass to all events $150 (includes all 16 plays and poetry night). Service fees may apply. Call 732-229-3166, visit njrep.org or BUY TICKETS here.

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, Oct 2
6pm
Reception and opening of Gallery Art Show (curated by Mare Akana) and Photography Exhibit (curated by Andrea Phox)
7pm Poetry Night: This year’s poetry night features poets and artists that have had their work published in This Broken Shore, the Jersey Shore-based literary magazine that publishes the work of New Jersey-connected writers and artists.  The magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a reading of 22 contributors to the magazine and a display of art, photographs, and memorabilia as part of the third annual West End Festival of the Arts.

Daniel Weeks is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee for literary history and criticism, is the founding editor and publisher of This Broken Shore. He is also the author of For Now: New &  Collected Poems, 1979-2017, which includes nine previously published collections in addition to previously unpublished work. His poetry has appeared in The Cimarron Review, Plainsongs, Mudfish, and many other publications.

THEATRE BRUT
WHEN: THURSDAY, SESSION 1 - 8:00 PM
Embroiled by Steve Apostolina
Adapt or Die by Robin Rice
Daddy Daughter Day by Barney Fitzpatrick
Hot Gecko Space Love Action by James McLindon
Followed by live music  performed by Bethe Burns and the Legends and complimentary refreshments provided by Jack's Goal Line Stand of Long Branch.

WHEN: FRIDAY, SESSION 2 - 8:00 PM
Like Killing Caribou by Rachel Bykowski
Hillbilly Jug Handled Turn by Matthew Harrington
Compelling Spencer by Ian August
Speed Dating by Nedra Pezold Roberts
Followed by live music performed by Bethe Burns and the Legends and complimentary refreshments provided by Jack's Goal Line Stand of Long Branch

WHEN: SATURDAY, SESSION 3 - 8:00 PM
Three Men Carrying a Boat by John Biguenet
The Hot Roll by Joel Stone
North of 14th Street by Dan Lauria
Zoo Theory by Jacob Zack
Followed by live music performed by Stringbean and the Boardwalk Social Club and complimentary refreshments provided by Jack's Goal Line Stand of Long Branch.

WHEN: SUNDAY SESSION 4, 4:00 PM
It's the End of the World as We Know It by Jason Odell Williams
Muy Caliente by Evan Krachman
Blunt Force by Shanti Reinhardt
Homer and Bud by Michael Tucker
Followed by live music performed by Bethe Burns and the Legends and complimentary refreshments provided by Jack's Goal Line Stand of Long Branch.