(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."
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.
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.
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 tworivertheater.org .
The lead production sponsor is Ann and Thomas Unterberg and the
co-sponsors are Brookdale Community College and ZAIS Group, LLC.
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.
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 tworivertheater.org .