“Loaded with laughs every step of the way!” – Star Ledger
“A hilarious family comedy”
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS
Aug 23rd – Sept 8th
Nick is a young bachelor living in New Jersey who religiously spends every Sunday having dinner with his Italian grandparents. When he breaks the news that his employer is transferring him to Seattle, Nick’s grand- parents will go to any length to get him to stay, including setting him up with a blind date that just might change his mind.
Joe DiPietro is a playwright and lyricist. He has won two Tony Awards, a Drama Desk Award and 3 Outer Critics Circle Awards. His musicals and plays have received thousands of productions across the country and around the world.
Broadway: Nice Work If You Can Get It starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara (10 Tony noms, including Best Book, Best Musical), Memphis (4 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score,) All Shook Up, Living on Love (starring Renee Fleming)
Off-Broadway: Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, Clever Little Lies (starring Marlo Thomas) The Toxic Avenger (OCC Award – Best off-Broadway Musical) The Thing About Men (OCC Award – Best off-Broadway Musical), the much-produced comedy, Over the River and Through the Woods, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (the longest running musical revue in off-Broadway history)
Other recent regional credits include: The Second Mrs. Wilson (Long Wharf Theatre & George Street Playhouse) Hollywood and Chasing the Song (La Jolla Playhouse,) The Last Romance (The Old Globe,) Creating Claire (George Street Playhouse.)
This season marks Producing Artistic Director Brendan Burke’s 15th year with SHADOWLAND STAGES, where he has directed and/or produced over 80 productions, including multiple world premieres, and shows featuring such actors as Sean Astin, Judd Hirsch, Alley Mills, Orson Bean, David Strathairn, Stephanie Zimbalist, Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss and more. Brendan’s other regional work includes productions at Seven Angels Theatre, NJ Rep, Chenango River Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, and FringeNYC. A member of SDC and AEA, he is also an instructor in the Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz.
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PERFORMANCES: AUGUST 23RD – SEPT 8TH
THURSDAY – SATURDAY at 8PM
and SUNDAY at 2PM
FRIDAY AUG. 23RD AT 8PM
SATURDAY AUG. 24TH AT 2PM
SATURDAY AUG. 24TH AT 8PM
RUN TIME: TBA
PREVIEWS – $31
THURSDAY – SATURDAY at 8pm – $39
SUNDAY MATINEE at 2pm – $34
DISCOUNTS: Discounts are available online for students (must present ID at door). For Group Sales (10 or more to the same performance) information click here.