The Historic Edison Valley Playhouse

2196 Oak Tree Rd

Edison, NJ 08820-1072

(908) 755-4654

An Edison Historic Landmark

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We are seeking director submissions for our 2017-2018 season.  Please review and complete the attached document to make your submission.



Comedy / Variety Show

The Coffee House is a comedy / variety show featuring live performances from a combination of sketch comedy groups, stand up comedians, stand up philosophers, musicians, singers, and other types of performers. Each night will feature the hilarious sketch comedy of  The Dog Show and a number of other acts.

WARNING: Due to some adult language/content, some material may not be considered suitable for all audiences.


This Thursday August 24, 2017 at 8 pm

run time about 90 minutes to 2 hours in length with intermission


Admission is $10 (cash only please)


Light refreshments will be available for sale


Check out this line-up:


Will Poznan - stand-up comedy

Jordan Raybould - stand-up comedy

Colum Tyrell - stand-up comedy

Alex Payne - stand-up comedy

The Dog Show - sketch comedy

Bret Raybould - stand-up comedy

(Subject to change)



Opening Saturday August 9th

The Curious Case of a Casual Terrorist

An original drama


Written and Directed by: Sudipta Bhawmik


The play tells the intriguing story of Basant Adnani, a seventy-year-old Indian businessman, who was arrested by US law enforcement on terrorism charges. Basant was accused of supplying shoulder-launched surface to air missiles to a terrorist organization that wanted to shoot down passenger jetliners on American soil. He was found guilty by the court and was imprisoned for life. However, Basant really did not supply any weapons to any terrorist. The entire operation was designed to trap Basant into doing the wrong thing and the law enforcement declared this as a major victory in our war against terror. But, is this victory real? Was Basant really a terrorist, or just a bumbling old salesman?

(This play is a fictional dramatization inspired by a true story and real events. The play contains fictionalized scenes, fictional characters and dialogue, and time compression. The views and opinions expressed in the play are those of the characters only and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions held by individuals on which those characters are based.)

See our Show Information page for details and cast information!


One Friday show on  September 15, 2017 at 8 PM

Three Saturday shows on September 9, 16, 23, 2017 at 8 PM

Three Sunday shows September 10, 17, 24, 2017 at a special time - 3 PM 


Ticket price: Adults $15     Students/Seniors/Military $12


To reserve tickets for pickup and payment on the night of the show, call the box office at 908-755-4654 and leave a message with your name, date of the show you wish to attend, the number of tickets needed, and your phone number. Pay for your tickets when you arrive to pick them up on the night of the show. You will receive a callback only if there is a problem with your reservation.

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