THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE (RRP) is thrilled to announce its official Guest Artist for the 2012/2013 Season - Just Off Broadway, Inc. A shared commitment to partnering with local and professional talent to bring quality, affordable theatre to the Newburgh area makes Just Off Broadway a perfect fit for the RRP Guest Artist program. In addition to Railroad Playhouse's 2012/2013 Season, which will include the World Premiere of a New Play (announcement coming soon!), Just Off Broadway, Inc. will present their 2012/2013 Season of revival plays and musicals at The Railroad Playhouse.
"We are very excited to be teaming up with such a strong, artistic, and Newburgh-centric organization," states RRP Artistic Director, Seth Soloway. "Having J.O.B. Inc. as Guest Artist as part of our full 2012/2013 Season (to be announced in the coming weeks) will further our commitment to our community and our mission of bringing exceptional theatre to the area."
"JUST OFF BROADWAY, INC. is thrilled to be involved with the Arts in Newburgh at the Railroad Playhouse. They have proven that with passion and perseverance there can be great community results. Every collaboration helps grow and push work towards a common goal. JUST OFF BROADWAY, INC. is excited to embark on this collaborative journey with the most visionary and professional theatre artists we have had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know."?Joyce A. Presutti, Just Off Broadway, Inc.
Executive Artistic Director.
Two interesting items to note:
-Both companies are run by husband-and-wife teams
-J.O.B. Inc. originated in Newburgh in 1986 and is returning to Newburgh in 2012
JUST OFF BROADWAY, INC. (J.O.B. Inc.), originally established in 1986 in Newburgh, NY for the purpose of bringing quality and affordable live theatre to Newburgh and the surrounding communities, has produced over 70 musicals, plays, and special events.
Since theatre impacts lives in so many intangible ways, the mission of Just Off Broadway, Inc. is to offer the residents of the community and visitors to the area a full range of professional quality theatre and entertainment at an affordable price. In achieving this mission, J.O.B. Inc. strives to produce a mixture of classics, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, concerts and special events, including thought-provoking, socially relevant works with vision.
THE RAILROAD PLAYHOUSE is dedicated to the revitalization of Newburgh and the preservation of Newburgh's historic West Shore Railroad Station ? which it calls home - by providing a space for high-quality, artistically creative performing arts experiences.
The Railroad Playhouse strives to provide a home for playwrights to workshop and showcase new plays; present local, national, and International Artists of all genres; create partnerships with local businesses and organizations to continue revitalizing the area; implement after school programming and a summer arts camp for local children; and create teaching-artists residences in local schools.