GSP In the News

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George Street Playhouse Announces 2022-2023 Season

New Jersey’s George Street Playhouse (David Saint, Artistic Director, Kelly Ryman, Managing Director) is delighted to welcome audiences back again this season to enjoy three exciting and thought-provoking plays, and two dazzling musical theatre events at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Artistic Director David Saint says about the season, “It’s time to come back! We have assembled a rich and diverse group of shows to entice our audiences to return to live theatre for entertaining and fulfilling celebrations of the human spirit.” Learn More

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Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsals

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City. Thumbnail photo by Bruce Glikas. Learn More

A Walk on the Moon: A New Musical Logo against a night sky

A WALK ON THE MOON Announces Fellowship Program With The Workshop for BIPOC Theatre Professionals

The new musical A Walk on the Moon at George Street Playhouse, running April 26th - May 21st, is partnering with The Workshop on a unique fellowship program for early career BIPOC-identifying theatre professionals. Fellows include Prince Bawuah (Sound), a New Jersey based African American sound designer/technician and a soon-to-be graduate of Montclair State University; Clare Fuyuko Bierman (Playwriting), a Japanese-Jewish playwright who recently received her MFA from New York University; and Gabriella Pérez (Directing/Choreography), a New York City based Latinx Jewish actor and choreographer whose work has been seen at Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Portland Center Stage, among others. Learn More

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Top 10 NJ Arts Events of the Week: ‘Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical,’ The Seldom Scene, more

"Little Girl Blue — The Nina Simone Musical,” which explores the life and music of the iconic singer (and 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee), begins previews at the George Street Playhouse on Jan. 29.... Learn More

These NJ arts venues examine provocative topics from superstorms to war

George Street Playhouse kicks off its season with the world premiere of “The Trial of Donna Caine,” a courtroom drama penned by Walter Anderson, former editor and CEO of Parade magazine. The show is helmed by the New Brunswick theater’s artistic director, David Saint, and is based on the real-life events surrounding a training accident that killed Marine recruits and put a spotlight on the recent move to open military combat positions to women. Learn More

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TV, theater stars lead George Street Playhouse sneak peek

(Home News Tribune/Gannett NJ) - It'll be a night of stars on the page and off when George Street Playhouse hosts a one-night-only benefit reading of the new comedy "Night With Oscar" on Friday, June 8, at 8 pm. Three-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Morrow ("Northern Exposure," "Numb3rs," "Billions") leads a cast that also includes Tony and Emmy Award winner Debra Monk ("Redwood Curtain," "NYPD Blue"), Talia Balsam ("The Good Wife," The Newsroom") and Emmy Award-winning writer, director and actor Robert Wuhl, among others. Learn More