New Jersey Stage 2017: Issue 5 - Page 104

Following the production of Curvy Widow, the final produc- tion to be staged in the old George Street Playhouse build- ing, I realized how much I’d miss the place. The new facility is in- credibly exciting (and New Jer- sey Stage looks forward to hold- ing a special event there) but the theatre has been one I’ll always remember. Here are some of my favorite memories. Attacks On A Heart (2003) As mentioned, an interview with Alan Rachins was in the home on Livingston Avenue. very first issue of Upstage The site, formerly known as the Magazine. He played the hip- Agricultural Museum of New pie father, Larry Finklestein, on Jersey, is now owned by Rutgers Dharma & Greg and previously University. The new perform- had a long-running role as attor- ing arts complex on Livingston ney Douglas Brackman on L.A. Avenue is set to open Fall 2019 Law. I remember asking him and will feature two state-of-the- what drew him to the play and art theaters; one an intimate size he mentioned two things: one, and the other larger and suited the play was a World Premiere for the productions of plays and by Arthur Laurents, which held musicals. NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 104