Stay in the spotlight with all of the latest news at George Street Playhouse.


True Story of Miracle Mop Inventor ‘Joy’ Sweeps Into George Street Playhouse

George Street Playhouse is debuting the new musical “Joy” about the life of inventor and entrepreneur Joy Mangano. As the inventor of the Miracle Mop, the best-selling self-wringing mop from the ‘90s, Mangano launched a mammoth cleaning product empire on QVC and Home Shopping Network, became an inspiration to women across the country, and was portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence on film. The uplifting new musical is the next benchmark in her remarkable life. Learn More


Joy the Musical, Starring Erika Henningsen, Completes World-Premiere Casting

Full casting has been announced for the George Street Playhouse world premiere of Joy the Musical, running December 7-30 at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. As previously announced, Erika Henningsen (Mean Girls) will lead the cast in the title role. She is joined by Vicki Lewis (Newsradio) as Toots, Stephen De Rosa (Mr. Saturday Night) as Rudy, and Trent Saunders (Hadestown) as Tony. Learn More


Odds & Ends: Colin Quinn to Return Off-Broadway With Small Talk

Complete casting has been announced for Joy the Musical. As previously reported, former vlogger Erika Henningsen is set to headline the world premiere production at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse from December 7 through December 30. Learn More


A Look at the Language of “Her Portmanteau”

Most of us who see the play that opens the season at the George Street Playhouse—“Her Portmanteau” by Mfoniso Udofia—will be hearing the Ibibio language of Nigeria for the first time. The George Street company has two specialists on board to make sure we hear it right. Learn More