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My Land, Your Land (ATG’s production “A Good Farmer”)

A repost of an article by playwright Sharyn Rothstein, originally published by New Jersey Theater Alliance on January 8, 2018 Ten years ago, I read an article about increased immigration raids tearing apart a small farming community in upstate New York. I took a ride up to Elba, a town of roughly 2,500 (or—as the sign welcoming you into town reads—“Population: …

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Maplewood Playwright Erin Mallon Debuts New Play

(SOUTH ORANGE, May 2, 2017) Maplewood resident Erin Mallon, an accomplished playwright, actor and voice-over artist, has her feet firmly planted in several areas of artistic expression. She could be considered a consummate multi-careerist as she continues to bring energy and artistry to all her endeavors.  On May 21 at 7 p.m. her new play, A Mind Out of the Gutter, …

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Another ATG Success Story!

We just told you that MARRY HARRY, which received its World Premiere at ATG, is opening Off-Broadway this Spring.  Well, here’s another ATG success story. For those of you who saw our production of TICK, TICK…BOOM several seasons ago, you can’t help remembering the amazing performance of Michael Luwoye.  Well, Michael has just been cast in the title role of …

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American Theater Group Sends Another Show to New York!

ATG is thrilled to announce that another one of our World Premieres is moving to New York! MARRY HARRY, the romantic musical that closed our 2015 season, will be opening off-Broadway this May at the prestigious York Theatre. That makes two of our productions making the journey from ATG to New York. (And that’s not including the staged reading of …

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American Theater Group Brings Topical New Play to SOPAC Loft

Staged Reading of A Good Farmer on SUN, APR 2 at 7 p.m. (SOUTH ORANGE, March 23, 2017)  American Theater Group, the South Orange Performing Arts Center’s  new theatre company in-residence, presents a staged reading of A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein on Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.  The powerful story, set in upstate New York, tells a compelling tale of one family’s …

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American Theater Group Makes South Orange its New Home

The South Orange Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce a new partnership with American Theater Group, a professional member theatre of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. The company, headed by Producing Artistic Director James Vagias, will begin presenting staged readings in the SOPAC Loft in January, 2017 and the following year will produce at least two fully-staged productions on …

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