September 20-22, 2019
In this award-winning sojourn embracing Southern roots, gospel rhythms, and queer identity, one family’s love conquers all. A scrappy Jersey girl finds the courage to live authentically in this soul-rich performance of storytelling, theater, song, and poetry. Philly Premiere!
$13 / 75 minutes
Written, Directed, and Performed by Tara Lake
Artists’ Choice Award – Chicago Fringe Festival 2018
Rochester Fringe 2018 Best Bet – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Not to Miss at Charm City Fringe – Baltimore Magazine
Tara Lake is a Soprano, Storyteller, Playwright, Actress and Scholar-Artist.
I Know It Was the Blood: The Totally True Adventures of a Newfangled Black Woman is a recipient of the 2019 Independent Artist FestiFund
The Independent Artist FestiFund is a project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia
Happy Hour on the Fringe
In this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, April Rose, FringeArts’ Fringe Festival Coordinator, talks to Tara Lake, Terry Brennan, Jarrod Markman, and Joseph Ahmed about their independent show offerings for this year’s Fringe Festival and their experiences as newbies and seasoned veterans of Fringe. Listen below or read the transcript on the FringeArts Blog.
I Know It Was the Blood: The Totally True Adventures of a Newfangled Black Woman will play September 20-22 at The Whole Shebang.
Operation: Wawa Road Trip will play at the Proscenium Theatre at The Drake on September 5–9, 12–16, and 19–21.
Dissonance and Generations are visual art exhibitions that will be showing at Da Vinci Art Alliance during the 2019 Fringe Festival. Free / Gallery hours: Wednesdays–Sundays, 12–5pm. DVAA is also presenting Composition in Concert, displayed at International House Philadelphia daily from 8am–10pm during the Fringe Festival.