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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

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BWW Interview: Donnell E. Smith and TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET

The critically acclaimed drama Too Heavy for Your Pocket, winner of the prestigious 2017 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, will open 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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Theater: ‘The Immigrant’ onstage at the George Street Playhouse

Playwright Mark Harelik titled his play “The Immigrant,” now onstage at George Street Playhouse’s temporary home at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick through April 7, in the singular with good reason. Although America has been the new home of millions of immigrants from everywhere in the world, his play is primarily about one, his own grandfather, and that man’s struggles and accomplishments in building a new life as the only Jew is a little Texas town. Learn More