New Jersey Stage

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


(RED BANK, NJ) -- Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, will present a free screening of the 1972 film Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Joel Grey, to kick-off a new series of free event called "Inside Two River."

The screeningon Tuesday, September 24 at 7pm in Red Bank's Riverside Garden's Parkis offered in connection with Paul Osborn's play On Borrowed Time, which Grey is directing as the opening production of Two River's 20th Anniversary Season. (In the event of rain, the screening will be moved to the Bow Tie Cinema on White Street.) "Inside Two River" is a new series of free eventsincluding open rehearsals, film screenings, literary chats, panel discussions, and morecurated for each of Two River's productions throughout the season.

Grey originated the role of Cabaret's Emcee on Broadway and is one of only nine actors to have won both the Tony and Academy Award for the same role. He also received the Golden Globe and British Academy Award for his performance in the film version. He made his theatrical debut at the age of nine in a 1941 Cleveland Play House production of On Borrowed Time, a magical fantasy about the love between a little boy and his grandfather, who outwit Death and trap him in an apple tree.

Performances of On Borrowed Time begin on Saturday, September 14 and continue through Sunday, October 13. The opening night is Friday, September 20 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or . The lead production sponsor is Ann and Thomas Unterberg and the co-sponsors are Brookdale Community College and ZAIS Group, LLC.

Shore Flicks is New Jersey's original source for outdoor movie fun, serving Monmouth and Ocean Counties and all of New Jersey. Each summer they host the Free Summer Movie Series at local parks with a 40' screen and high-end projection and sound system.

Two River Theater's 20th Anniversary Season is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division within the Department of State and a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, The Chicago Community Trust, The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Jewish Communal Fund, New Tamarind Fund, The Columbus Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, The Stone Foundation of New Jersey, Monmouth University, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, Durso Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, Investors Bank, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Springpoint Senior Living Foundation at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor, and many other generous foundations, corporations and individuals.

TWO RIVER THEATER, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, is dedicated to producing great classics from the American and world stage, creating new plays and musicals for the American theater, and serving its diverse and multigenerational community through unique partnerships and education programs. Founded in 1994 by Joan and Dr. Robert M. Rechnitz, Two River Theater is a member of the League of Resident Theaters (LORT), Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, and ArtPride New Jersey, and has been designated a "Major Arts Institution" by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Visit .