River Union Stage presents “Boxing with Gaia”

Pictured Above: Back row left to right: Nicole Lawrie, Bo Sayer, Steven Dennis (director), Gabe Moses, Meghan Moore; Front row left to right: Patrick Byrnes, Mikayla Johnson. Photo Credit: Contributed.


Frenchtown, NJ – Join River Union Stage at Frenchtown’s Riverfest on Sunday, September 3rd from 11am to 7pm. River Union Stage will be located in Sunbeam Lenape Park. “We’re so excited to be presenting excerpts from Boxing with Gaia – or Love Your Mother written by Steven Dennis in collaboration with River Union Stage” – stated the nonprofit.

Boxing with Gaia features a terrific cast of talented actors coming together to create a program of great naturalist adventure stories that highlight an appreciation for the outdoors. Fun, touching, engaging, and thoroughly entertaining. Show Times: 12:15 – Incredible Billion-Tree Woman, 1:15 – The Old Man and The Bay, 3:15 – Incredible Billion-Tree Woman, 4:15 – The Old Man and The Bay. 

Steven Dennis (Writer/Director) has led productions in New York, Los Angeles, and regional theater.  He co-wrote/directed Gilgamesh at Allentown Symphony Hall (“an ambitious and stunning achievement”); co-wrote/directed our original full production of Boxing with Gaia, and The Newark Star Ledger named him Best Director for Sight Unseen at Centenary Stage Company.

Dennis has also acted extensively, garnering enthusiastic notice from sources like The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer. The N.J. Daily Record named him Best Dramatic Actor for his one man Underneath the Lintel. In Film and Television: Split, Star Trek: Enterprise, Profiler (NBC), Miracles (ABC), Star Trek: Voyager (recurring). Dennis was recently named Professor Emeritus at DeSales University and now serves as executive director of Screen ACTivist Group, a fiscal sponsor of River Union Stage.

For information regarding this and other upcoming events, visit http://riverunionstage.org/ or find us on Facebook and Instagram. River Union Stage is a 501(c)3 professional theater serving the Delaware River Valley communities of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Made possible by funds from the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New jersey State Council on the Arts.

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