New Jersey Stage

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Chester Theatre Group Presents "Love Letters"

(CHESTER, NJ) -- The Chester Theatre Group at the Black River Playhouse in Chester, New Jersey will present a Valentine's Special... the romantic comedy "Love Letters' by A. R. Gurney. "Love Letters' will be staged for two nights only.... Friday and Saturday February 11 and 12 at 8pm.

The Pulitzer Prize-nominated play,  follows the "near misses" of a relationship through a lifetime of letters between a man and a woman, will feature Pat Sheffield (Montague) and Robert Sackstein (Chester), both CTG veterans.. Their friendship unfolds from what is written--and what is left unwritten--in 50 years of letters, from summer camps and boarding schools through college, war, career and relationships.

The review of the Broadway production in TIME called the play "an exquisite jewel of a of the four or five best American plays of the 80's."

"Love Letters" was first produced at the Long Wharf Theatre in 1988, it has over the years starred such luminaries as John Rubenstein, Stockard Channing, Kathleen Turner, Christopher Walken, Swoosie Kurtz, Richard Thomas, Elaine Stritch, Cliff Robertson, Colleen Dewhurst, Jason Robards, Robert Wagner and many others.

All seats are $10.00,  Reservations recommended: 908-879-7304. The Black River Playhouse is located at the corner of Maple and Grove in Chester, New Jersey.  More info at