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INTERVIEW: George Street Playhouse streams ‘Bad Dates’ starring Andréa Burns

The George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey, much like other theaters in the United States, has shut its doors to paying customers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the creativity. The playhouse has taken their act online for virtual productions, and their latest one is Theresa Rebeck’s Bad Dates starring Andréa Burns. Learn More


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


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


‘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