American Theater Group's home is the new intimate new 199-seat Hamilton Stage at 360 Hamilton Street in Rahway New Jersey. Hamilton Stage is governed and operated by the Union County Performing Arts Center. Tickets to all American Theater Group events can be purchased at the UC PAC Box Office.

American Theater Group is New Jersey’s newest professional theater company that offers new and classic American musicals and plays, as well as inspiring theater education programs.

Co-Founders and Co-Producing Artistic Directors - James N. Vagias, Rick Sordelet, and Joe Mancuso.

Steven Schwartz, Artistic Advisor of ATG’s New American Musical Reading Series - “I am delighted that American Theater Group will use its resources to help nurture new musicals for the theater. I look forward to helping them and working with Jim Vagias in their efforts to insure the continued health of this vital American art form."


2014-2015 Season - SUBSCRIBE Now! All 3 Plays for only $78!

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See all three plays for as little as $78! Subscriber perks include: postshow talkbacks, restaurant discounts, and first notice on all staged readings and ASCAP new musical reading series.

Size Matters By Raymond McAnally



Raymond McAnallywritten by and starring Raymond McAnally
Nov 12 – Nov 23, 2014


This heartfelt and eye-opening comedy will resonate with anyone-male or female-who’s ever wrestled with body issues.

Performance Dates & Times:

Wed, Nov 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Opening Night — SOLD OUT!
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 3:00 pm
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 3:00pm | 8:00pm


tick, tick... BOOM!

tick, tick…BOOM!

Jonathan Larsonby Jonathan Larson
Jan 28 – Feb 8, 2015

Jonathan Larson (creator of RENT) weaves an unforgettable spell in this passionate, funny and uplifting musical about a struggling artist who is trying to keep it all together; his girlfriend, his childhood buddy… and turning thirty. All while trying to write the nextgreat American Musical. Before there was RENT, there was tick, tick…BOOM!

Performance Dates & Times:

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 8:00 pm
Sat, Jan 30, 2015
Opening Night — SOLD OUT!
Sun, Feb 1, 2015 3:00 pm
Thu, Feb 5, 2015 8:00 pm
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Sat, Feb 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Sun, Feb 8, 2015 3:00pm | 8:00pm

Dark Forest

In a Forest, Dark and Deep

Neil LaButeby Neil LaBute
Apr 8 – 19, 2015


In this exhilarating play of secrets and sibling rivalry ,award-winning playwright Neil LaBute unflinchingly explores the dark territory of “the lies you tell yourself to get by".

Performance Dates & Times:

Wed, Apr 8, 2015 8:00 pm
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 8:00 pm
Sat, Apr 11, 2015
Opening Night
Sun, Apr 12, 2015 3:00 pm
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Sat, Apr 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 3:00pm | 8:00pm

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PHONE 732-499-8226
MAIL Union County Performing Arts Center • 1601 Irving Street • Rahway, NJ • 07065
IN PERSON at the Union County Performing Arts Center Box Office

*Cost of individual tickets at $35 each for 3 shows is $105. Subscriber price is only $26 per ticket. Titles subject to change.