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Having a great memory is not always a great thing in D.W. Gregory’s new play

Amie Bermowitz and Steve Brady in “Memoirs of a Forgotten Man” at NJ Rep through Sept. 15. (PHOTO: Andrea Phox)

What if you had the ability to remember everything that had ever happened to you. Everything you observed, heard, read — everything — would it be a good thing or a bad thing?

“Memoirs of a Forgotten Man,” an intriguing new play at the New Jersey Repertory Theater on Broadway in Long Branch through Sept. 15, explores what happens to a family with a son who has this skill at the wrong time in the wrong place.

Written by D.W. Gregory, her best known play is “Radium Girls” about factory workers exposed to radiation poisoning from painting watch dials in an Orange, N.J., factory. 

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