New Jersey Repertory Company presents American Stare by Tony Glazer
A dark comedy that explores the emotions, intentions and actions of South Florida’s disenfranchised lower class citizens where corporate greed meets its match in a community that will go to any lengths to protect its own.
By Tony Glazer
Directed by Evan Bergman
At New Jersey Repertory Company
Performances Begin June 14, Opening June 16, 2012
World Premiere production of a dark comedy that explores the emotions, intentions and actions of South Florida’s disenfranchised lower class citizens.
New Jersey Repertory Company (SuzAnne Barabas, Artistic Director; Gabor Barabas, Executive Producer) is proud to present the world premiere production of American Stare by Tony Glazer, directed by Evan Bergman. American Stare will begin preview performances on Thursday, June 14, 2012 and will celebrate its opening night on Saturday, June 16 at New Jersey Repertory Company (179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ), running through Sunday, July 22. Tickets are $40 ($35 during previews and $60 on opening night – with reception) and can be purchased by calling 732-229-3166 or visiting www.njrep.org.
American Stare is a ferocious new comedy set in a South Florida trailer park where corporate greed meets its match in a community that will go to any lengths to protect its own. Following the spiraling lives of a widowed woman and her dog, a disabled accused child-predator, and a couple and their teenage daughter, we are challenged to see the world through their eyes – a world led by a broken moral compass, tainted with pervasiveness of special interests.
The talented cast of American Stare includes - Summer Crockett Moore (Film: Junction Theatre:
Previews: June 14 – June 16th, 2012
Preview week schedule: Thursday, Friday at 2pm & 8PM, Saturday at 3PM
Opening with Reception: Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 8PM
Regular Performance Schedule through July 22:
Thursday – Friday 8PM; Saturday 3PM & 8PM, Sunday at 2PM
Tickets are $40 ($35 during previews, $60 opening night with reception)
Discounts are available to seniors (65+), students (full-time 13-25) and groups of 10+.
Tickets are available at www.njrep.org or by calling 732-229-3166
Discounts and coupons not valid on Saturday nights
For more information about New Jersey Repertory Company, please visit http://www.njrep.org
To arrange interviews please contact Springer Associates PR at 212 354 4660 or firstname.lastname@example.org or SuzAnne Barabas 732-229-3166 email@example.com
Tony Glazer (Playwright)
Evan Bergman (Director) directed the New York and Los Angeles acclaimed production of The Director staring John Shea, the original Off Broadway production of Bobbi Boland, Harris Yulin in The Glass House(Best actor nomination), The Tangled Skirt (2011 Edgar Nomination) at NJ Rep, Jack Canfora's NNPN award winning play Jericho at NJ Rep, and most recently Poetic License at 59E59 Theaters produced by The Directors Company and NJ Rep.