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George Street Playhouse ticket discount sale; save $20 today only

George Street Playhouse one-day deal for discounted tickets.

I like to think of George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick as the state’s equivalent of a cool off-Broadway theater where  interesting, fun, thoughtful shows are staged and the unexpected happens.

If that entices you, take  advantage of the today-only $20 ticket discount in honor of artistic director David Saint’s 20th anniversary with the professional regional theater.  Under his guidance GSP has become a theater that takes chances, mounts new work and sends shows into NYC.

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George Street Playhouse releases 2016-2017 season

Family — in particular sons — seems to be a theme in the just announced 2016-2017 season at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J. It’s also is made up of predominantly new work.

“Mama’s Boy” features Lee Harvey Oswald and his mother Marguerite; “American Son” focuses on a biracial son arrested by police; “Bad Jews” pits three young-adult Jewish cousins whose Holocaust survivor grandfather just passed away,  and an orphan girl who  writes letters to her unknown benefactor as she makes her way in the world. That last one  is a musical and sounds familiar because of the 1953 movie with  56-year-old Fred Astaire chasing 24-year-old  Leslie Caron. (Don’t get me started on the obvious. I’ll leave that to the movie bloggers).

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