New Jersey Stage

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Comedy Night at Chester Theatre Group's Black River Playhouse

(CHESTER, NJ) -- June 4th at 8pm The Black River Playhouse in Chester, NJ, is hosting their second annual comedy night as a fundraiser for the Chester Theatre Group. Featured comedians Katherine Brower, Dan Hoffman, Fred Holzapfel, Julie McCormick, Karen Muha, Peggy Robinson, and Phil Sweet, are alumni of the Humor in the Midst Comedy Workshops conducted by comic Kate Lyn Reiter. Last year's comedy night was a sold-out hit. Suggested donation is $15. The Black River Playhouse is located at the corner of Maple And Grove in Chester Borough. The box office: 908.879.7304 or online at

Kate Lyn Reiter is an MFA graduate of the YALE School of Drama. She has written and performed character comedy and stand-up comedy in the New York City area for several years and been a comedy speaker at various events throughout the area.  Her comedy performances include appearances on Comedy Central, Fox Network and New York City clubs, and  have earned her a NYC Backstage Bistro Award for Comedy Performance and a nomination for Manhattan Association of Cabarets' MAC Award.  Her acting credits include performing with Robin Williams and John Lithgow in the film, "The World According to Garp."

Kate Lyn's comedy workshops have been presented in conjunction with Centenary College, Centenary Stage Company, Chester Theatre Group, Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission, New Jersey Teen Arts, & Roxbury Alliance for Arts Council.

Kate Lyn is a Certified Teacher and has been an adjunct instructor  at Centenary College, Fairleigh Dickinson University and Warren County Community College.  Kate Lyn has been a guest lecturer at the YALE Summer Drama Program Film Workshop. She is a member of the professional unions, AEA and The Dramatists Guild.  She has directed theatre professionally and been a regular director for the Centenary Stage Company's Women Playwrights Series for several years.

Also experienced in the business world, she has tutored executives on giving presentations, and developed presentations and guides for businesses.  Kate Lyn is an accomplished writer and playwright. Her play, "St. Louie Dreamer" garnered praises in the New York Post.