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David Saint
Artistic Director

David Saint is in his 18th season as Artistic Director of George Street Playhouse. In that time, he has directed 33 Mainstage productions, most recently Buyer & Cellar, Outside Mullingar, Clever Little Lies (slated for its New York debut in 2015), Good People, Twelve Angry Men, God of Carnage, Creating Claire and Sylvia. His time here has been marked by collaborations with such artists as Keith Carradine, Tyne Daly, Rachel Dratch, Sandy Duncan, Boyd Gaines, A.R. Gurney, Uta Hagen, Jack Klugman, Dan Lauria, Kathleen Marshall, Elaine May, Anne Meara, David Hyde Pierce, Chita Rivera, Paul Rudd, Stephen Sondheim, Marlo Thomas, Eli Wallach and many others, including a remarkable partnership with Arthur Laurents. In addition, many new award-winning works have begun their life here during his tenure, such as The Toxic Avenger, Proof, The Spitfire Grill, Clever Little Lies and It Shoulda Been You, which moved to Broadway in 2015. He most recently directed Clever Little Lies at Guild Hall in East Hampton, N.Y., and the National Tour of West Side Story. He also has directed on Broadway, off-Broadway and regionally at Playwrights Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, Primary Stages, McCarter, Williamstown, Seattle Rep, Pasadena Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public, Long Wharf and many others on premieres by writers such as Aaron Sorkin, Wendy Wasserstein, Peter Parnell, Jonathan Marc Sherman, Joe DiPietro and Jonathan Larson. He is the recipient of the Alan Schneider Award, Helen Hayes Award, L.A. Drama Critics Award, several Drama-Logue Awards and is the President of The Laurents/Hatcher Foundation.

Michael Mastro
Resident Artistic Director

Michael Mastro, who has visited George Street Playhouse previously as both actor and director, officially joins the GSP family for the 2015-16 season as Resident Artistic Director.  He directed last season’s The Fabulous Lipitones at George Street Playhouse, as well as The Subject Was Roses with Stephanie Zimbalist several seasons ago. He has also appeared on stage here in such productions as The Sunshine Boys, The Pillowman, Fox on the Fairway and Inspecting Carol. He is currently the associate artistic director of the Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington, Del., where he appeared in Any Given Monday two seasons ago, and where he directed a production of Ingmar Bergman’s Nora (an adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll House) last season. In recent years, he has helmed several NYC celebrity play readings to benefit non-profits, working with actors like Zachary Quinto, Bernadette Peters, Jean Smart, Beau Bridges, Michael McKean, Stockard Channing, Melissa Leo, Laura Benanti, Cynthia Nixon, John Slattery and Cecily Strong in such plays as Love Letters, Collected Stories, Hate Mail, Side Man, and The Glint.  Past directorial assignments include assisting GSP's David Saint in the mounting of the first national tour of West Side Story, as well as directing many new American one-acts for several NYC theatre companies, including Naked Angels, of which he is a member. As an actor, he most recently appeared in Alan Ayckbourn’s Things We Do For Love at the Westport Country Playhouse.  He is a member of the Actors Center in NYC.

Kelly Ryman
Managing Director

Kelly Ryman was appointed GSP’s Managing Director in July of 2013. She served as Director of Marketing and Public Relations at George Street Playhouse since 2000, spearheading promotional efforts resulting in the top ten-highest grossing productions in the Playhouse’s history, including the hit musical It Shoulda Been You, which moved to Broadway in 2015. Off-Broadway, Kelly was a member of the marketing team for The Toxic Avenger, which won the 2009 Outer Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Musical. She serves on the Board of Directors of New Brunswick City Market as well as the Advisory Board of Elijah’s Promise, and the marketing committee of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. Prior to her tenure at George Street Playhouse, Ms. Ryman worked at McCarter Theatre, and The Wilma Theatre. She is an adjunct professor of Arts and Entertainment Business at Mercer County Community College, and was recognized in 2012 by ArtPride NJ with their Arts Leadership Award for her service to the theatre and arts communities.


James Heston - Chairman
Retired, Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Dr. Penelope Lattimer - President
Rutgers Institute to Improve Student Achievement

Lucy Hughes – First Vice President
Executive Director and Head, North America HR Operations and Services
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Janice Stolar – Second Vice President
Fundraising Consultant

Sharon Karmazin - Secretary
The Karma Foundation

David V. Fasanella - Treasurer
Regional Vice President
TD Bank


Ronald Bleich

Kenneth M. Fisher
Nassau Communications

William R. Hagaman, Jr.
Managing Partner, CEO

Norman Politziner
Certified Financial Planner
NJP Associates

Kelly Ryman
Managing Director
George Street Playhouse

David Saint
Artistic Director
George Street Playhouse

Jocelyn Schwartzman
Community Volunteer

Lora Tremayne
Community Volunteer

Stephen M. Vajtay Jr.
Managing Partner
McCarter & English, LLP

Alan W. Voorhees
Senior Vice President, Investments
UBS Financials

Trustees Emeritus
Robert L. Bramson
Al D’Augusta
Cody P. Eckert
Peter Goldberg
Clarence E. Lockett
Anthony L. Marchetta
George Wolansky

Honorary Board of Trustees
Thomas H. Kean
Eric Krebs

Honorary Memoriam
Maurice Aaron*
Dr. Edward Bloustein*
Dora Center**
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.*
Milton Goldman*!
John Hila
Arthur Laurents*
Richard Sellars*
Barbara Voorhees**
Edward K. Zuckerman*
Adelaide M. Zagoren

** – Denotes Trustee Emeritus
* – Denotes Honorary Trustee

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