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Andrèa Burns Talks About "Bad Dates" at George Street Playhouse

Andrèa Burns sums up what she has just done by paraphrasing a Stephen Sondheim lyric: “We made a hat where there never was a hat.” By that, she means that she and the George Street Playhouse team have created a show for a pandemic audience in a form that has few if any precedents and no real definition. Learn More

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New Brunswick theater team creates comedy play set to stream starting Tuesday

How do you put on a play when a theater is closed? New Brunswick-based George Street Playhouse found a way to keep it all in the family and produce a comedy that will be available for streaming. The play "Bad Dates," which was written by Theresa Rebeck, is a solo show about a divorced woman struggling to find a new love. Learn More

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‘Midwives,’ a bestseller, receives theatrical adaptation in NJ

In the novel Midwives by Chris Bohjalian, the character of Sibyl faces a devastating incident in the middle of a snowstorm while she’s helping another woman give birth. What was supposed to be a routine at-home pregnancy turns into a high-stakes situation that finds the midwife making a difficult decision to save the baby’s life. Learn More

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A thriller that will have the audience asking: Did she or didn’t she?

The world was a very different place in 1997 when Chris Bohjalian published “Midwives,” the first of his best-selling novels. Learn More