A Festival of the Arts
When The Circus Comes to Town
31 Short Plays, Live Music, Poetry, Art, Photography
Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:00PM
West End Arts Center
132 West End Avenue
West End Avenue and Sairs Avenue. Entrance thru parking lot off of Sairs.
NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line to Long Branch or Academy Bus Line
West End Arts Center/NJ Rep
NJ Rep is proud to present "When the Circus Comes to Town: A Festival of the Arts" - Sept 20 - 30 at West End Arts Center in Long Branch. The festival includes 32 short plays, live music, food and drink, poetry, an art show and a photography exhibit. Tickets are available to individual events, or a festival pass can be purchased to attend all the activities. The festival is being held at 132 West End Avenue in Long Branch.
Theatre Brut Session 1: "Circus Real" by Alexis Kozak, "Gravity: The Three Body Problem" by John Biguenet, "In the Hole" by Christopher Daftsios, "Nightmare Alley" a musical introduction by Jonathan Brielle.
Theatre Brut Session 2: "Oh No, I Flew Too Close to the Sun" by Rand Higbee, "Spontaneous Clownbustion" by John Weagly, "Would You Like a Tissue" by Andrew Heinze, "Zazu" by Michael Tucker. Theatre Brut Session 3: "All We Want" by James McLindon, "Clown Alley" by Gino DiIorio, "Sad Clown and the Circus de Italo" by Andriana Palangio, "The Revisionist" by SuzAnne Barabas. Theatre Brut Session 4: "Death Defying" by Stephen Kaplan, "Riding Lessons" by Brett Hursey, "The Circus Acrobat Girl" by Lisa Kimball, "The Existential Marionette" by Jeanne Beckwith. Theatre Brut Session 5: "Covenant (or Bagels and Butchery)" by Ken Weitzman, "No More Writers" by Richard Vetere, "Verisimilitude" by Jacob Zack, "When the Circus Came to Town" by Stephanie Griffin. Theatre Brut Session 6:
"Doodle-lee-doo" by Joel Stone, "Fortunes Fool" by Jared Michael Delaney, "Like Brothers" by Barney Fitzpatrick, "Think Like a Man" by Marisa Smith, Theatre Brut Session 7: "Blue Bench" by Aleks Merilo, "Parlez Vous" by Lauren Waters and Marc Jablonski, "The Circus Train Wreck" by Andrea Fleck Clardy, and an encore presentation of "The Revisionist" by SuzAnne Barabas . Theatre Brut Session 8: "By the Light" by Kate McLeod, "Extraordinary" by Bara Swain, "Maximilian the Magnificent" by L.H. Grant, "Stepping into Fire" a musical by Jonathan Brielle and Thomas Coash.