One of Your Biggest Fans, Written By and Starring Winnie Holzman and Husband Paul Dooley, Plays George Street Starting Jan. 28

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28 Jan 2014

Winnie Holzman and Paul Dooley
Winnie Holzman and Paul Dooley

One of Your Biggest Fans, written by real-life couple Winnie Holzman (Wicked, "My So Called Life") and Paul Dooley ("Sixteen Candles," "Curb Your Enthusiasm"), begins performances at the George Street Playhouse Jan. 28.

Larry Biederman helm the production, which co-stars its authors. Performances of the play, which was formerly titled Assisted Living, are scheduled through Feb. 23. Opening night at the New Jersey venue is Jan. 31.

One of Your Biggest Fans, according to the George Street, "explores the surprising connections between four very different characters – Frank, a beloved soap opera star facing an uncertain future; Emily, his former makeup artist and longtime girlfriend; Edgar, a curmudgeon who feels abandoned in his assisted living facility; and Heather, Edgar’s unfulfilled, unmarried daughter who is Frank’s biggest fan. Holzman and Dooley’s play (their first full length collaboration) is a funny and touching look at the ways we can change each other’s lives – sometimes without even knowing it."

Creating the world of the play are scenic designer James Youmans, costume designer Esther Arroyo and lighting designer David Lander. Original sound designer Bob Blackburn’s design has been augmented with addition sound design by Ted Crimy.



For tickets and information, contact the George Street Playhouse Box Office at (732) 246-7717, or visit the Playhouse website, GSPonline.org. George Street Playhouse is located at 9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ.