The Group Rep Announces 43rd Season

grouprep special logoUnder the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Larry Eisenberg and Chris Winfield, The Group Rep has announced its 43rd Season containing a collection of original and classic theatrical offerings. Thematically, the season offers the audience a portal into the motives that drive a fascinating array of complicated human beings.

A Nice Family Christmas
(Nov. 4 – Dec. 18, 2016)
Phil Olson’s world premiere comedy, directed by Doug Engalla, with Guest Artist Broadway veteran, Marcia Rodd. A young newspaper reporter, on the brink of being fired, has been assigned a last chance story about a typical family Christmas — his family.

Witness for the Prosecution
(January 27 – March 12, 2017)
Agatha Christie’s New York Critic’s Circle Award-winning play directed by Jules Aaron featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens. The wife of a man accused of murder can prove his innocence but when she takes the stand she denies his alibi.

 A Dull Pain Turned Sharp
(April 7 – May 21, 2017)
Brent Beerman’s world premiere dramatic comedy, directed by Kay Cole. A mother’s dream to be a grandmother, a daughter’s dream of independence, and another mother’s dream of carrying the lineage of her dead son, collide.

Dial “M” for Murder
(June 16 – July 30, 2017)
Mystery-thriller written by Frederick Knott, directed by Bruce Kimmel. A retired tennis pro plots the murder of his own wife—but when she turns the tables on her attempted assailant, she is convicted of murder.

Lost in Yonkers
(August 25 – October 8, 2017)
Neil Simon’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play directed by Larry Eisenberg. A coming-of-age story set in Yonkers, NY (1942) centers around two young brothers who live in a household with extended family members while their father travels to make a living; they learn about love, responsibility, and the importance of the family.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
(November 17 – December 31, 2017)
Shakespeare’s most popular comedy directed by Marc Singer. The play portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors “the mechanicals” who are controlled and manipulated by woodland fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

About Tracey Paleo

Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

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