TV favorites Stephen Wallem (Nurse Jackie), Colin Hanlon (Modern Family), Ann Harada (Smash), Kate Reinders (Work It), and Zach Shaffer (Six Feet Under) join previously announced Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls) in The Nerd at George Street Playhouse, April 24 - May 20. Hayden Bercy (National Tour, A Christmas Story, The Musical) rounds out the ensemble cast.
Issue-oriented Educational Touring Theatre
GSP is proud to commission and produce touring theatre for young audiences. Conflict resolution, health and wellness, bullying and character education are addressed by our touring productions. Following each performance, our post-play discussions provide excellent starting points for engaging classroom conversations that can fulfill New Jersey Student Learning Standards for the Performing Arts.
A Musical Comedy
Reigning master of the X-box and junk food junkie, eleven-year-old Austin must face the long-term consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle when he learns his mother has been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. In partnership with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and ShapingNJ, this new musical comedy explores the challenges of one family learning how to make healthy choices together.
New Kid remains the Touring Theatre's most successful program, addressing racism, prejudice, peer pressure, and conflict resolution. New Kid asks students to explore issues of: moving to a new place, being the outsider, making and keeping friends.
Booking now through April 27, 2018
View available dates for booking and bring George Street Playhouse’s remarkable Touring Theatre to your school!