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Events 2019 Festival Preview Night #3

2019 Festival Preview Night #3

2019 Fringe Festival Artists

Monday, August 26

2019 Fringe Festival

Runtime TBA



Similar to Scratch Night, but all works showcased each night will be a part of the 2019 Fringe Festival! Here is your chance to preview works taking place this September in 5 minute sections and get a glimpse of the exciting work being made all over Philadelphia. Unsure of what to see during the Festival? Hoping to learn more about a particular show? Then join us for a free Festival Preview Night, taking place Mondays, Aug 5, 19 & 26 at 7pm. The Preview Night on Monday, August 19 will take place at The Rotunda, and August 5 and 26 will take place at FringeArts.

Join us at La Peg before or after the performances. La Peg has Happy Hour food and drinks specials 5-7pm and Happy Hour food only specials until closing.


Feature Photo: In America, That Is To Say No Where by Rowan Theatre. Photo by David Cimetta

About the Artists

Photo by David Cimetta

In America, That is to Say No Where by Rowan Theatre

In America, That Is To Say No Where is an original devised work inspired by the revolutionary 19th century play: Ubu Roi, that takes a provocative look at the turmoil created by a tyrannical political figure.

Director Melanie Stewart and writer Brian Grace-Duff collaborated with the 12-member cast of Rowan University students and alumni to develop this movement-driven theatre piece, a shocking and exaggerated look at a gluttonous and child-like dictator who comes to power and wreaks havoc. Influenced by Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, this new production is satirical yet confrontational as it employs elements of the original play’s plot to explore the current political climate with a larger-than-life approach.”

BASEMENT by Gunnar Montana

Gunnar Montana transports us once again, this time downward into the dark depths of terror. Follow one man’s frightening descent into deranged madness and witness his unrelenting, visceral nightmare unfold. Graphic content.

Manifest Destiny by Jesus G

Manifest Destiny is a multi-disciplinary theatrical concert of alt-electro and rock music written and performed by singer-songwriter and Tony Award honoree, Jesus G. The piece explores the juxtaposition of his Native American heritage, his devoutly Catholic upbringing, and his queer identity. Manifest Destiny is a celebration of the soul, from its trials to its triumphs.

Immigrant Concierge Services by Brian Shapiro Presents

When a reclusive conservative billionaire has an extreme sports accident in the Mexican desert and is rescued by a group of migrants and their coyote, an unimaginable business partnership forms that disrupts the current immigration system to establish a mutually profitable pathway towards the American dream.

Gay Mis by Eric Jaffe Productions

If you like Les Miserables, you’ll LOVE Gay Mis! Join us for a hilarious retelling of the classic musical that we all know and love. Our hero, Parmesan, is released from prison after serving 20 years for eating a loaf of bread, while on the keto diet. He is given a second chance at life, but is constantly being hunted by the ferociously hairy Jabear. Will Parmesan escape and raise a strangers baby? Will there be a revolution that involves way too many battles? Will there be enough reprises?! WILL YOU JOIN IN OUR CRUSADE?! Find out at Gay Mis!

sunset cypHER by Ani/Malayaworks / Drum Like a Lady

A collaboration between three notable Philadelphia female artists—Ani Gavino (movement artist), Latreice Branson (percussionist). and Jasmine Lynea (director)—Sunset CypHER is an improvisational performance between dance, drums, the sunset, and the audience that actively takes part in the communal expression.

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