George Street Playhouse Announces Special Ticket Prices for Members of the Theater Industry for “It’s Only A Play”




originally published: 02/12/2021

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) – George Street Playhouse (GSP) announces the price of “No People Like Show People” tickets for members of the theater industry for its latest production, It’s only a game by award-winning playwright and Broadway legend Terrence McNally. Using the code SHOWPPL, theater industry professionals as well as theater students and hobbyists can unlock a $ 15 ticket price ($ 10 ticket, plus $ 5 setup fee) for any number limited number of seats selected – for any performance during the race. It’s only a game is co-directed by Kevin Cahoon and Colin Hanlon and will take the stage on November 30, until December 19, 2021.

An opening night on Broadway at the producer’s stylish home brings together a delightful cacophony of characters – playwrights, producers, actors and wannabes – proving the old adage “there’s no one like the show people” with an armful of entertainment. spirit, warmth and winter coats. It’s Only A Play is a humorous aloud love letter to the resilience of live theater and a tribute to the people who – even when things seem impossible – still believe the marquee will be on again and the show must go on. .

Originally produced by GSP in the spring of 2021 as part of the company’s virtual season, this production marks the return of George Street Playhouse to the Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. GSP last performed in this gorgeous, state-of-the-art venue for their first triumphant performance in their new home two years ago in the fall of 2019.

“We are delighted that audiences now have the opportunity to experience this wonderful comedy TOGETHER in the theater, and that we can all share our laughs and joy with one another.” said artistic director David Saint. “Terrence McNally was an old friend and an American theater treasure. Producing this play as we return to live performances this season is a perfect way to celebrate her life and our love for our theater audiences. An opening night is a ritual we all missed … watch as they celebrate theirs!

Tickets start at $ 25 and can be purchased online at Choose your own three game packages are also available starting at $ 90. Industry professionals get a special discount with the code SHOWPPL – $ 15 ticket price ($ 10 ticket, plus $ 5 setup fee) for a limited number of selected seats.

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The design and production team includes: David Arsenault (Scenic Design), Alan Edwards (Lighting Design), Samantha Flint (Production Stage Manager), Charles G. LaPoint (Wig Design), Ryan Rumery (Sound Design, Music and Sound Editor) and Alejo Vietti (costume design). Casting by Pat McCorkle, McCorkle Casting, Ltd.

It’s only a game is sponsored by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation

PHOTO: (Left to right) Greg Cuellar, Kristine Nielsen, Mark Junek, Patrick Richwood, Doug Harris, Lindsay Nicole Chambers and Triney Sandoval. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

Under the direction of Artistic Director David Saint since 1997, and Kelly Ryman – General Manager since 2013, George Street Playhouse produces groundbreaking new works, inspiring productions of classics and blockbuster Broadway plays and musicals that speak to the heart and the mind, with an unwavering commitment to producing new works. As New Brunswick’s premier production theater, George Street Playhouse has become the cornerstone in revitalizing the city’s artistic and cultural landscape. With its 45 year history of nationally recognized theater production, the Playhouse continues to fulfill a unique role in theater and arts education in the city, state and greater metropolitan area.

Starting in the 2019-2020 season, George Street Playhouse has moved to the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center in downtown New Brunswick. With two state-of-the-art theaters – the Arthur Laurents Theater with 253 seats and the Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater which seats 465 – and a myriad of amenities, the New Brunswick Center for the Performing Arts marks a new era in the esteemed story of George Street Theater House.

Founded by Eric Krebs, George Street Playhouse, originally located in an abandoned supermarket on the corner of George and Albany streets, was the first professional theater in New Brunswick. In 1984, the Playhouse moved to a renovated YMCA on Livingston Avenue, and in 2017 temporarily made its home in the former Rutgers University Agricultural Museum while its new home was being built.

The Playhouse has been well represented by numerous productions both on and off Broadway. In 2018, George Street Playhouse was pictured on Broadway with Put the group back together which premiered on the main stage of Playhouse in 2013. american son, produced by George Street Playhouse in 2017, opened on Broadway in 2018 with Kerry Washington and Stephen Pasqual, and will appear on Netflix. Other productions include the winner of the Outer Critics’ Circle Best Music Award The poisonous avenger. In 2015, It should have been you opened on Broadway and Joe DiPietro’s Smart little lies open off Broadway. Both shows received their premieres at the Playhouse. Others include the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League nominated production of The Spitfire Grill; and the Broadway hit and the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play Evidence by David Auburn, which was developed at the Playhouse during the 1999 Next Stage new play series.

George Street Playhouse’s programming is made possible in part by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant funding was provided by the Middlesex County Council of Selected Commissioners through a grant from the Middlesex County Culture and Arts Trust Fund.

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