(New Brunswick, NJ) -- George Street Playhouse is pleased to announce that tickets for Lewis Black's season-opening comedy One Slight Hitch starring Mark Linn-Baker, Clever Little Lies starring Marlo Thomas and the full George Street Playhouse 2012-13 season will go on sale this Wednesday, August 15. The George Street Playhouse Box Office, located at 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick will officially open for the season, taking orders by phone and at the box office window, starting at noon. To reach the box office by phone, customers may call 732-246-7717. Those who prefer to make their ticket purchases on line, may do so 24 hours a day at www.GSPonline.org.
Discounted tickets are available through the purchase of a season (five-play) subscription. A discounted package where patrons choose three of the five plays offered is also available, as are flexible admission “Flex Passes."
Group Rate tickets are available for parties of 10 or more and may be purchased through the GSP Group Sales Office at 732-846-2895, ext. 134 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2012-13 Season:
One Slight Hitch
A comedy by "The Daily Show" regular Lewis Black
Directed by Joe Grifasi
Starring Mark Linn-Baker
October 2 – October 28
The world premiere of 'Clever Little Lies'
A comedy by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro
Starring Marlo Thomas
November 27 – December 23
The Tony Award-winning Play 'Good People'
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by David Saint
January 29 – February 24
The World Premiere of 'Rich Girl'
By Victoria Stewart
Directed by Michael Bloom
March 12 – April 7
And one more play, yet to be announced
April 23 – May 19
Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint, George Street Playhouse has become a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an artistic home for established and emerging theatre artists. Noted Arts Administrator Norma Kaplan was appointed Managing Director in September 2011. Founded in 1974, the Playhouse has been well represented by numerous productions both on and off-Broadway – recent productions include the Outer Critics' Circle Best Musical Award-winner The Toxic Avenger, the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League nominated production of The Spitfire Grill and the recent Broadway hit and Tony® and Pulitzer Prize winning play Proof by David Auburn, which was developed at GSP during the 1999 Next Stage Series of new plays. In addition to its mainstage season, GSP's Touring Theatre features four issue-oriented productions that are seen by more than 40,000 students annually. George Street Playhouse programming is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by its lead season sponsor, Johnson & Johnson. The Star-Ledger is 2012-2013 print media sponsor of George Street Playhouse.
One Slight Hitch and Clever Little Lies are sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.