New Jersey Stage - September 2014 - Page 15

SHARE BUTTON Dan Lauria: Dinner With The Boys Dan Lauria says he doesn’t like to look back, but it’s hard not to imagine his old friends Charles Durning, Jack Klugman, Dom Del Louise, and Peter Falk during “Dinner With The Boys”, a new play Lauria wrote and stars in at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. The play, which was originally written with those four actors in mind, runs until October 5 and is one of the hottest By Gary Wien theater tickets in the state. Nearly every performance was sold out before the run began, a first for the company. Best known for his work as the father on “The Wonder Years”, his stage acting resume is very impressive, and even more so when you examine his passion for doing new plays instead of revivals. He’s famous for saying, he doesn’t do plays by dead white guys. What Visit us online at http://www.NewJerseyStage.com pg 15