New Jersey Repertory Company presents U.S. Premiere of
THE HUMMINGBIRDS: A Comedy of Menace
by Garret Jon Groenveld
WHERE: New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch
Call 732-229-3166 for reservations
For more information about New Jersey Repertory Company, visit www.njrep.org
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The production team for The Hummingbirds includes: SuzAnne Barabas (Director/Artistic Director), Rose Riccardi (Production Stage Manager), Patricia E. Doherty (Costume Design), Nick Simone (Sound Design), Jessica Parks (Scenic Design/Props), Jill Nagle (Lighting Design), Rachael Malloy (Assistant Stage Manager), Janey Huber (Assistant Lighting Designer), James Lockhart (Master Electrician), Brian Snyder (Technical Director), Blake Robinson (Props Assistant)
The Hummingbirds won the 2012 Global Age Project and the 2012 Internationalists Global Playwriting Prize (7 Presentations in 7 countries - Romania, Spain, Mexico, The Netherlands, Germany, Singapore, and now the United States)
Garret Jon Groenveld (Playwright) is a poet and playwright living in San Francisco, CA with an MFA in Poetry and an MA in Playwriting from San Francisco State University. He also studied with Edward Albee at the University of Houston. He's a founding writer of PlayGround and an inaugural member of the Writers in Residence program at the Playwrights Foundation. His play MISSIVES had well received productions in San Francisco and New York. His play, THE HUMMINGBIRDS, is a winner of the 2012 GAP Festival from the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley and the winner of the Internationalists Global Playwriting Prize. This prize included six presentations in six countries (including New York, Berlin and the Netherlands) and has led to productions worldwide, including an ongoing tour of Romania and an extended run in Mexico City, Mexico. THE HUMMINGBIRDS had a workshop with Olympia Dukakis at the Lark and was in the Theatre Resources Unlimited (TRU) Reading Series in 2015 (with Ellen McLaughlin). His play, THE EMPTY NESTERS was in 2014's Theatre Resources Unlimited Reading series and had a production workshop in San Francisco in 2015. An open-ended tour of the show premiered in San Francisco in 2016 and a tour is planned for 2019 with stops in LA, Chicago and New York.
SuzAnne Barabas (Director/Artistic Producer), has been the Artistic Director of NJ Rep for the past 24 years. SuzAnne is a member of Actors Equity Association, the Dramatist Guild, and the Society of Directors & Choreographers.