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Jersey Repertory Company invites you to the National New Play
Network World Premiere of
Welcome to Matteson!
WHEN: September 28 - October 29; Thurdays, Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; Sundays at 2pm - additional matinee on Friday, October 13 at 3pm. Opening night with reception is Saturday, Sept 30 at 8pm. WHERE: NJ Repertory Company, 179 Broadway, Long Branch
A suburban couple hosts a
welcome-to-the-neighborhood dinner party for their new neighbors
— a couple recently relocated from Cabrini Green, Chicago's
roughest housing project — and it's anything but welcoming. A
dark comedy about reverse gentrification and how we deal with the
"other" when the other looks just like us.
Welcome to Matteson! is written by Inda Craig-Galván (Will Trent,
Demimode, How to Get away with Murder) and stars MaConnia
Chesser (The Wire; NJ Rep's And Her Hair Went with Her), De'Lon Grant (B'way: Come from
Away), Charlie Hudson, III (B'way: A Raisin in the
Sun) and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams (Bosch, The Last
Days of Ptolemy Grey). Welcome to Matteson! is directed
by Dawn Monique Williams (Hartford Stage, TheatreWorks,
Oregon Shakespeare Festival).