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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

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Nina Simone is misunderstood musical freedom fighter at George Street Playhouse

An outspoken freedom fighter battling bipolar disorder, the ingenious jazz and R&B vocalist-pianist Nina Simone is known to have been difficult to work and live with, but it is with relative ease that the biographical “Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical” was produced, creators said. Learn More

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Laiona Michelle writes and stars in new Nina Simone play, ‘Little Girl Blue’

The award-winning actress, singer and writer Laiona Michelle, who has appeared in popular TV shows such as “The Blacklist” (2013) and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” also shines as a theater powerhouse.... Learn More

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Inside Rehearsals for The World Premiere of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical

Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical, written by and starring Laiona Michelle, is set to begin performances at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey January 29. The production, directed by Devanand Janki, is scheduled to run through February 24. Learn More

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'A Doll's House, Part 2' is being presented by the George Street Playhouse through December 23

Sequels and even prequels aren't uncommon for successful Hollywood films, but they are rare for even the most acclaimed and popular titles in literature and drama, and New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse's second production of the season, "A Doll's House, Part 2" by Lucas Hnath, running through December 23 at GSP's temporary home at 103 College Farm Road, is proving to be one very successful example of that rarity. Learn More

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A look back at 2017

With 2018 upon us, we look back at an eventful and exciting year of success and change for George Street Playhouse — from the final curtain at our old downtown theater to opening night at our interim home on College Farm Road to God showing up in the form of legendary star of stage and screen, Kathleen Turner. Learn More