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Joniece Abbott-Pratt Stars in GSP's Civil Rights Drama "Too Heavy for Your Pocket"

Actress Joneice Abbott-Pratt is thoroughly enjoying her role as "Sally-Mae Carter" in Too Heavy for Your Pocket, the latest production at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. Learn More

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Civil Rights drama 'Too Heavy for Your Pocket' at George Street Playhouse

Critically acclaimed drama “Too Heavy for Your Pocket,” winner of the prestigious 2017 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, opened at George Street Playhouse on April 23 and close the Playhouse’s 2018-19 season as it prepares to move to its permanent new home at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center this fall. Learn More

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"Too Heavy For My Pocket" - A play about the civil rights movement at George Street

Historical events always consist of much more than is on the surface. No matter how complex the public image of the event—the civil rights movement of the 1960s, say—the image is incomplete without the stories of countless individuals who contributed to the event and were affected by it. Learn More

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Award-winning civil rights drama opens at New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse

Called “illuminating and moving” by critics following a sold-out run at The Roundabout Theatre Company, Jiréh Breon Holder’s civil rights drama takes audiences back to Nashville in the summer of 1961. Learn More