Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NJ Rep to present world premiere of E.M. Lewis’ Apple Season


LONG BRANCH, NJ – New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the world premiere of E.M. Lewis’ Apple Season from January 10 - February 10, 2019.

Twenty years ago, Lissie and Roger fled from their family farm and made themselves disappear. But the family secrets haunt them still.  A funeral and a question from an old friend send the two siblings tumbling down a rabbit hole of memory and grief, as they try to let go of a tangled past that refuses to release them.
Under the direction of Zoya Kachadurian, Apple Season stars Kersti Bryan (Lissie), Richard Kent Green (Roger), and Christopher M. Smith (Billy).

Apple Season  runs January 10 thru February 10, 2018. Previews are Thursday and Friday, January 10 and 11 at 8:00 PM, and Saturday, January 12 at 3:00 PM.
A special talk-back with the playwright and director will be held after the first preview, Thursday, January 10.
Opening night with reception is Saturday, January 12 at 8:00 PM.
Regular performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 PM; Saturdays at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Sundays at 2:00 PM.
Tickets are $50 (opening night with reception, $60; premium seating + $5). All tickets may be subject to a service charge. Annual subscriptions are $225 per person. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit

E.M. Lewis Playwright: is an award - winning playwright, teacher, and opera librettist.  Her work has been produced around the world, and is published by Samuel French. 
Plays include: Magellanica, The Gun Show, Song of Extinction, True Story, and You Can See All the Stars
Awards include: Steinberg Award and Primus Prize from the American Theater Critics Association, Ted Schmitt Award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, playwriting fellowship from NJ State Arts Commission, 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowship in Drama, Edgerton Award.
Member: Dramatists Guild. Lewis lives on her family’s farm in Oregon.

Kersti Bryan, Richard Kent Green, and Christopher M. Smith 

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