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One man's comic journey through - A heart attack, an obsession with Cher, and a trip to a concentration camp. So yes, it's a comedy!
Repertory Company, is proud to
What Doesn’t Kill You
written by and starring James Hindman
Presented live in our newly updated theater space, this witty, contemporary
comedy, follows the true story of one man's journey through a heart
attack, an obsession with Cher, and a trip to a concentration camp.
WHEN: October 28th through November 21, Thursdays &
Fridays 8pm; Saturdays 3pm & 8pm; and Sundays at 2pm. WHERE: NJ Rep, 179 Broadway in Long Branch TICKETS: $40.00 Patrons can
purchase tickets by calling NJ Rep at 732-229-3166 or from our website www.njrep.org.
Please be advised, in
order to maintain a safe space for our audience and our staff, we ask
that all patrons provide proof of vaccination, and masks must be worn.
The production team for “What Doesn’t Kill
You” includes: SuzAnne Barabas (Director), Rose Riccardi
(Production Stage Manager), Patricia E. Doherty (Costume Design), Nick
Simone (Sound Design), Jessica Parks (Scenic Design), Jill Nagle
(Lighting Design), Rachael Malloy (Assistant Stage Manager), Janey
Huber (Assistant Lighting Design/Assistant Director), James Lockhart
(Master Electrician), Brian Snyder (Technical Director).
James Hindman is an award-winning playwright and actor. As a writer, James’ NYC
credits include: Popcorn Falls directed by two-time Tony Award
Winner Christian Borle (Chosen ‘Top Twenty Theatrical Moments of 2018’,
pub. Samuel French), Pete 'N' Keely (Outer Critics Award
nomination, two Drama Desk nominations), The Audience (Drama
Desk nomination), Being Audrey (Transport Group, NEA Grant
recipient), A Christmas Survival Guide, The Gorges
Motel (NYFringe Festival 2016, Pub. Dramatist Play Service)
and One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall (NYFringe Festival
2018) . Recent work: The Pin-Up Girls, Casa Manana
Theatre, Pete 'N' Keely, Birdland Theatre, NYC.
His other work includes Multiple Family Dwelling (NJ Rep,
Chosen ‘Top 10 New Jersey Productions of 2017’), The
Bikinis (Long Wharf, Goodspeed Musicals), The Drama
Department (Terrence McNally Award finalist), Heaven Help
Us (Denver Center, Carbonell Award nom.) Many of his short plays and
monologues have been published in anthologies. James was a guest artist
at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference and has taught playwriting at The
Barrow Group in NYC and at The Art Workshop International in Assisi,
As a performer, Film: The Report, Oceans 8, Things Heard and Seen,
Henry’s Crime. TV: Godfather of Harlem, Marvel’s Iron Fist, The
Americans, recurring role on Steven Spielberg’s Public Morals, Madam
Secretary, Forever, Believe, Person of Interest, Hostages, House Of
Cards, The Sopranos, Law and Order, SVU, CI, Rescue Me and The Blacklist.
B’way and tours: Mary Poppins, The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1776, City Of
Angels, A Grand Night For Singing, Once Upon A Mattress, Falsettos,
Dancing At Lughnasa, as well as many Off-Broadway shows.
James's musical, Pin-Up Girls, is also planned for a future
production at NJ Rep. Watch for it!
We thank the following for their support: The Shubert
Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Jersey State Council
on the Arts, SBA Shuttered Venues Program, The Stone Foundation of New
Jersey, New Jersey CRF, NJEDA, JENNJOE Fund, The Horizon Foundation for
New Jersey, OceanFirst Foundation, Princeton Area Community Foundation,
Manasquan Bank, Community Foundation of New Jersey, Monmouth County
CARES, Investors Bank Foundation, Jewish Communal Fund, Darien Family
Fund, Vasi Laurence, Linda Mitchell, and Caroline Huber.