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George Street Playhouse announces 2018-19 season

George Street Playhouse's 2018-19 five-play mainstage season features a Tony Award-nominated play, a Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award winner set during the early days of the Civil Rights movement, a suspenseful courtroom drama, a heartwarming story of arriving in a strange land for the first time, and the world premiere of a new musical. Learn More

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Rob Morrow, Robert Wuhl, Debra Monk and Talia Balsam star in benefit play reading, June 8

George Street Playhouse has announced that three-time Golden Globe nominee and two-time Emmy Award nominee Rob Morrow (TV’s "Northern Exposure", "Billions"), two-time Emmy winner Robert Wuhl ("Bull Durham", TV’s "Arli$$"), Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Debra Monk (TV's "NYPD Blue") and Talia Balsam (TV’s "Mad Men", "Homeland") will star in a special benefit play reading of Eugene Pack’s hysterical new comedy "Night with Oscar" on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $58,  A limited number of seats are available starting at $99 that include a post-play reception and meet-and-greet with the celebrity cast. Learn More

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GSP Gala honors Dr. Penelope Lattimer, celebrates Arthur Laurents

George Street Playhouse’s Annual Gala Benefit, held Sunday, May 6, at the Heldrich in downtown New Brunswick, saw GSP Board President Dr. Penelope Lattimer honored with the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award. The black-tie event also celebrated the work of renowned playwright and friend of the Playhouse, the late Arthur Laurents, who would have turned 100 this year, with performances of songs from "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "La Cage aux Folles," and his other Broadway hits. Learn More

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GSP to honor Board President Penelope Lattimer at Annual Gala

George Street Playhouse has announced that its Annual Gala Benefit — a one-of-a-kind evening featuring stars of Broadway, film and television – will take place Sunday, May 6, 2018, 5 p.m., at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. This year, George Street Playhouse celebrates the Arthur Laurents Centennial — a tribute to the playwright on what would have been his 100th birthday — and honors Dr. Penelope Lattimer, the Playhouse’s current Board President, with the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award. Learn More

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Hilarious, star-studded cast set for "The Nerd" at GSP

TV favorites Stephen Wallem ("Nurse Jackie"), Colin Hanlon ("Modern Family"), Ann Harada ("Smash"), Kate Reinders ("Work It"), and Zach Shaffer ("Six Feet Under") join previously announced Jonathan Kite ("2 Broke Girls") in "The Nerd" at George Street Playhouse, April 24 - May 20 Learn More

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Jonathan Kite ("2 Broke Girls") to lead cast of "The Nerd" at GSP

Jonathan Kite (TV’s "2 Broke Girls") will play the titular role in Larry Shue’s "The Nerd," on stage April 24 - May 20, 2018. Kevin Cahoon, who has appeared in many Broadway productions, including "The Wedding Singer" and "The Lion King," will direct the popular comedy, which closes out GSP’s mainstage season. Learn More

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Cast announced for "Trying," March 13 - April 8

Carly Zien (Amazon’s "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel") and Philip Goodwin (Broadway’s "The Diary of Anne Frank") to star in George Street Playhouse’s "Trying." Inspired by true events, the touching drama runs March 13 - April 8 at George Street Playhouse’s convenient interim location on Rutgers’ Cook Campus. Learn More

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"American Son" tops list of 2017's best NJ theatre productions

Last season's "American Son" was at the top of NJArts.net's list of top 15 New Jersey theater productions of 2017. See the next installment of playwright Christopher Demos-Brown's planned American injustice trilogy, "American Hero," at GSP from January 30 through February 25. Learn More

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Kathleen Turner joined by Stephen DeRosa, Jim Walton in GSP's "An Act of God"

Stage and screen legend Kathleen Turner will be to be joined by Broadway’s Stephen DeRosa and Jim Walton in "An Act of God" at George Street Playhouse, Nov. 28-Dec. 23, 2017. DeRosa (Broadway’s "Into the Woods") and Walton (Broadway’s "She Loves Me") return to George Street as archangels to Turner’s God in the divine comedy. Tickets start at $85 with limited “Heavenly Seating” starting at $100. Learn More

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Stage, screen legend Kathleen Turner stars in "An Act of God"

Legendary actress Kathleen Turner will star as God in the George Street Playhouse's comedy "An Act of God" by David Javerbaum, Nov. 28 - Dec. 23, 2017. Turner, an Academy Award nominee, Tony Award nominee, and multiple Golden Globe winner, has appeared in nearly three dozen films, including "The War of the Roses", "Prizzi’s Honor" (Golden Globe Winner), "Romancing the Stone", "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?", "Marley and Me" and many others. Learn More

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Cast, creative team announced for "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change"

Karen Burthwright (Broadway’s Jesus Christ Superstar), Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Broadway’s Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde and Hairspray), Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway’s Rock of Ages, GSP world premiere of Gettin’ the Band Back Together) and George Merrick (Broadway’s Honeymoon in Vegas, South Pacific and High Fidelity; Off-Broadway’s Clever Little Lies) star in George Street Playhouse’s production of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Oct. 10-Nov. 12, 2017. Learn More

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GSP’s Interim Venue Gets Ready for 2017-18 Season

Build out of theatre begins and signage installed at 103 College Farm Road. Subscriptions and Flex Passes are on sale now for the upcoming 5-play season, with single tickets going on sale in August. Learn More

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George Street Playhouse announces 2017-18 season, interim venue

An updated version of the hit off-Broadway show "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" – with book and lyrics by George Street Playhouse favorite Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts — opens the Playhouse's 2017-18 season at an interim venue on Rutgers University's Cook Campus. Learn More