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A timeless script: Play about a Russian-Jewish immigrant’s struggles has modern overtones

Although a play at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick is set in the early 20th-century, its story of a Russian Jew’s flight from persecution and struggle to find acceptance in America has modern resonance. Learn More

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With Her 'Shakespearean' Little Girl Blue, Laiona Michelle Keeps Nina Simone’s Torch Burning

Ever since the High Priestess of Soul was called home to join the ancestors in 2003, her legacy has endured throughout pop culture. And that’s a good thing. Just ask Laiona Michelle—who wrote and stars in the new show, Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical.... Learn More

Laiona Michelle Sparkles as Nina Simone in GSP's "Little Girl Blue"

Nina Simone was a cultural icon who used her creativity to attract a worldwide audience and spread a message of social and personal injustice and racial inequality. Learn More

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"Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical" Premieres at George Street Playhouse

Join Jesse and Dave as they talk with the creators of this new musical, which depicts Simone’s passionate journey from classical piano child prodigy to the High Priestess of Soul. Learn More