Posts Tagged ‘Sep 6’

The Murder & Booze Cabaret

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6–8 + 19–22, 2019

Florence and Texas have three things in common: liquor, death, and music. Real and real-crazy drunken tales of fame and violence from the 1920s fuse with jazzy riffs on modern pop songs for a night of high notes, low blows, and bespoke cocktails.

$15 / 70 minutes

Love Drunk Life is an arts production and creative lifestyle company working to cultivate theatre, film, books, music, and product for the artistic soul. We are thrilled to be coming back to Fringe.

Past Fringe productions include:

Herlock Sholmes and the Mysterious Case of the Jersey Devil or The Living Dragon (2018),
Public screenings of Happy Yummy Chicken (2016),
The Most Awkward Love Life of Peabody Magoo (2015).

The Murder & Booze Cabaret will also be presented as a part of this year’s NJ Fringe Festival. This will be the second year that Love Drunk Life has presented in NJ Fringe. Love Drunk Life has collaborated with the Princeton Public Library, EveryLibrary, the New Cannan Library, and the Burlington County Footlighters.

Check out Love Drunk Life’s line of products for artists of all types at etsy.com/shop/lovedrunklife

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Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6–10, 2019

several short new works, one performed in blackout. let us construct a vessel made with sinusoids, capillaries, tentacles. let it be unconcerned with survival, more concerned with gulping and discharging through as many portals as it can. yesterday’s garbage follows the friday and sunday shows. In repertory with Sneakers by Nichole Canuso Dance.

$20 / 75 minutes

Lighting Design by Maria Shaplin Sound Design by Adriano Shaplin Costumes by Kylie Stetler Performances by Mina Estrada, Christina Gesualdi, Anita Holland, Laura Vriend, and more

bilialien is an evening of short new works by Annie Wilson, creator of the Fringe hit Lovertits (2014). Pieces include keening in the dark. In Celtic tradition, keening is done over a dead body, but that was in a different time. Before the internet. In a world after the internet, celestial creatures trace the periphery of the room, their time onstage, their own vision. And maybe a secret duet will emerge?
bilialien is followed by Yesterday’s Garbage on Friday and Sunday nights. Yesterday’s Garbage is the worst open mic night we could conjure. Produced and hosted in collaboration with Anita Holland, Yesterday’s Garbage is open to anyone who has ever had a bad creative idea.

All of this is performed in repertory with Nichole Canuso Dance Company’s show Sneakers at Theatre Exile in South Philly.

Annie Wilson is a 2017 Pew Fellow in the Arts. Her work has been presented by Fringearts, Bryn Mawr College, JACK, thirdbird, the Center for Performance Research, and Mascher. Recent work includes: Design Your Own Death, At Home with the Humorless Bastard, Lovertits, The Remix Festival, At the Gloaming with the Hipster Shaman, and Solo. She is an Associated Artist at Applied Mechanics, and an incubated artist at Headlong. Artists she has worked with include: Meg Foley/moving parts, Lucinda Childs, Nichole Canuso Dance Company, Almanac Dance Circus Theater, Pasion Y Arte, Mary Tuomanen. She is assistant property manager at Simpson Mid-town. You can hire Hipster Shaman for events.

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Operatic Addictions

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6 + 7, 2019

A fully staged operatic double-bill about two of our most major addictions: coffee and smartphones, with a new adaptation of J.S. Bach’s The Coffee Cantata, and Phony, a premiere micro-opera by David Brown and Alize Rozsnyai. Accompanied by a reorchestrated chamber ensemble that includes electric guitar, bass guitar, and saxophone.

$25 / 80 minutes

Alter Ego Chamber Opera (AECO) is an emerging, Philadelphia-based opera collective that presents new works and reimagined works of history “without the ego.” Traditional barriers of language and antiquated themes are stripped away in favor of productions more relevant to today’s audiences, created right now. AECO is the brainchild of Alize Rozsnyai, Soprano/Librettist, David Matthew Brown, Composer/Violinist, Irene Moretto, Keyboardist/Collaborator, and Kaitlyn Waterson, Soprano/Creator.

Our first season, to begin this fall, will comprise three productions. The first, scheduled for Philadelphia’s Fringe Festival on the evenings of September 6th and 7th, is a double-bill: 1) J.S. Bach’s “Coffee Cantata” (BWV 211), performed to an original libretto by Alize Rozsnyai, and reorchestrated for three voices, soprano sax, violin, viola, electric guitar, electric bass, and harpsichord; and 2) Philadelphian composer, David Matthew Brown’s new opera, “Phony,” about cell phone addiction, also based on text by Rozsnyai, and scored for the same ensemble. The theme of the performance is addiction, as it pertains to seemingly innocuous habits, such as coffee and screen time. The second production, slated for February of 2020, will be TBA, but likely a brand new work or series of brand new works embracing our mission of promoting female-identifying creators and story-tellers. AECO’s final first season production, likely in the late spring of 2020, will be a reimagining of Handel’s “Alcina,” in English, reorchestrated, and staged in a modern idiom.

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Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6, 13, 18, 20 + 21, 2019

T&G’s improvised show is inspired by stories and pics of your tattoos, and other personal symbols.
Whether you have a tattoo, want one, or would never get one, tell us the things that are so important to you that they’re forever etched in your heart…or on your skin.

“Hilarious and fearless” – Philadelphia Weekly.

“Dazzling” – Philadelphia Inquirer.

$18 / 65 minutes

($13 student tickets)

Here’s what will happen at INK: When you arrive at the theater, you’re invited to anonymously fill out a card with the answer to this prompt:

“Briefly tell us something about your tattoo—the meaning behind its words or symbols, or the story behind how you got it. If you don’t have a tattoo: what words or symbols are so important to you that you feel they are etched in your heart?”

Your responses are collected in a basket and randomly selected by the actors throughout the show, who use your stories to inspire an improvised one-hour montage of scenes and monologues.

In addition, when you enter the theater, you’ll be invited to have your tattoo photographed, if comfortable. Then, during a portion of the show, the photographed tattoos will be projected, and the ensemble will use the images to inspire their improvisation.

The content of the show will not focus on tattoos, but rather on what the tattoos represent—a person or place, a concept or feeling—the actors will use that information to create scenes of life experiences & relationships, both hilarious and touching.

Come Early to connect and share tattoo stories!


Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain for pre-show lobby event.

•Free mini Henna tattoos provided by ’Stay Groovy with Henna.’
•Free temporary tattoo station with a variety of tattoos to play with!
•Info and discounts from local tattoo artists
•and more!

•Free glass of wine or beer at the following performances only: Friday, Sept 13 at 10pm; Wednesday, Sept 18 at 7pm; and Friday, Sept 20 at 10pm.

Those attending opening night, Sept 6, can register to win a $50 gift certificate to use at Hunter Gatherer Tattoo & Piercing!

“The name Tongue & Groove means ‘seamlessly connected’,” says Bobbi Block, artistic director, “The goal of INK is to connect those within and outside the tattoo community through shared story-telling. Our pre-show lobby event encourages that connection—we want the lobby to buzz with a friendly vibe of meeting strangers & sharing stories. Everyone is welcome! We hope untattooed people will feel intrigued to learn about the tattooed community, and that those with tattoos will feel excited to share their tattoo stories with new friends,” says Block.

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Rat Ruse

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6, 13 + 20, 2019

Mystery, intrigue, comedy, death, and plenty of twists! Laugh and be surprised by Without a Cue Productions’ parody of the longest-running stage show in history: Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. Find yourself squarely in the middle of the action, as you ask: Whodunit? We kill, you laugh.

$12 / 90 minutes

Rat Ruse A Philly-Style Parody of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

Without a Cue Productions

Written by Shelli Pentimell, Justin Caiazzo, Josh Blakesley In collaboration with Traci Connaughton and the initial cast: Josh Blakesley as Giles Raston, Justin Caiazzo as Christopher Wren, Shelli Pentimall as Mrs. Boyle, Cubby Altobelli as Mr. Paravacini, Kellie Cooper as Mollie Raston, Blaze Murray as Detective Sergeant Trotter, Emma Howard as Miss Casewell

The longest-running stage play of all time gets a Philly makeover, but with all the Agatha Christie twists one would expect. Audience members will have a chance to solve the mystery; they may even be invited into the action itself. No fourth wall is permanent in this laughfest presented by the actors of Without a Cue Productions. Set in a South Philly rowhouse, a murder occurs, and then houseguests are trapped [thanks a lot, SEPTA]. As the story unfolds, secrets are revealed and the danger amps up. Who will survive? Who did what, and where, and why?

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Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6–8, 2019

A formal presentation on the Divine Ecstasy of St. Teresa of Avila. Forgive the lecturer for being out of sorts, it’s a weirdly stressful subject. Please consider in advance: What makes something sacred? Do you think hallucinations make you feel more lonely or less? Can divine figures be sexy?! There may be a pop quiz!

Free / 50 minutes

Devised by Sasha Wolfe and Ellen Zahniser Written by Ellen Zahniser Sound by Gem Rosenberg Tech by Molly Hastings

*Content Warning Adult language, some sexual content, mild gore (fake blood), poetic descriptions of self-mutilation/suicide ideation/depression/anxiety

About the Artists

Sasha Wolfe is a Providence-based performer who studied dance at The New School. Her work uses somatic and environmental information to generate improvised movement, solo and in collaboration with writers and musicians. She has performed at the Vanishing Performance Festival in New Orleans, and two consecutive years at the Providence Fringe Festival, as well as various other DIY shows in Providence, Boston, and New York.

Ellen Zahniser is a Providence-based performer/writer/artist with a BA in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies from Brown. Primarily centering text, sound, and movement, she has performed new works in collaboration or solo at FringePVD 2016-2018, AS220, The Wilbury Group’s Festival of New Works, NYNW Theatre Festival, Spaceus Boston, Vanishing Performance Festival NOLA, and various other majestic locations around New England.

Together, we make work that insists upon saying aloud the things we have been told to keep silent and taking up space in ways we have been shamed out of. Rather than prioritizing “prettiness” and acceptability of product, we focus on process/processing; we strive for an ethic of accountability and care for each other (before care for the audience) by centering the humanity/tenderness/power of all involved, and attempt to embody both a fundamental opposition to white supremacist heteropatriarchy and a collaborative togetherness—which we perceive as being both aesthetically crucial (allowing creativity to grow exponentially in the space between multiple brainbodies) and politically significant (realizing the forms of togetherness that we want the world to be based upon). We engage with disruptions and ghosts, pure intensities and radical capacities, ritual and heightened states in order to enter a space beyond narrow reality where we may encounter disturbed moments of pure aesthetic pleasure and maybe even glimpses of revelation, all while pursuing an agenda of transgressive visioning. Through a lens of queerness, we ultimately imagine creative work that manifests both a future of radiant possibility and a more tenable present.

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Howie Hypnotize

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6 + 7, 2019

Mind blown! The Howie Hypnotize Show is an interactive experience that makes you the star! Whether you stay in the audience or make it on stage, you’ll laugh, laugh, and laugh some more. Howie has performed at the NYC FRIGID, Rochester and Pittsburgh Fringe Festivals, and all over the East Coast.

$12 / 50 minutes

The Howie Hypnotize Show is a clean, interactive and audience participation show. All can participate in the cool experiments at the beginning. To be on stage you must be 13 or older. There are two steps leading into the venue. This unique venue requires shoes off to protect the beautiful floors, so bring a pair of slippers or socks.

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States of Matter

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 5 + 6, 2019

An evening of contemporary ballet featuring new work by Laura Katz Rizzo and Blythe E. Smith. Blythe will present eUSa, inspired by the music of Yann Tiersen and Emanation. Laura will present Elemental Frequencies, three dances evoking and embodying the universal elements of air, earth, and fire.

$20 / 90 minutes

Laura Katz Rizzo, Blythe Smith and Bryan Koulman are choreographers working with ballet vocabulary in innovative ways, exploring outer edges of the balletic tradition. Thank you to Temple University Department of Dance for providing space and support.

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Dull Space and Dance

Posted September 6th, 2019

September  7, 8, 13–15 + 20–22 2019

This multidisciplinary theatrical (45 minutes, all of the above dates and times) and dance (45 minutes on Sept. 21 only) pairs the work of playwright Brian McCole with an exhibition featuring the internationally acclaimed dancers of The Rock School. See Dull Space all month long or both performances on Sept. 21; café dining (September 21 only) is also available.

$15 / 45 minutes (Dull Space OR Heart of Dance)
$25 / 90 minutes (Dull Space AND Heart of Dance)

The Rock School for Dance Education will provide a series of engaging performance events in conjunction with Light Street Pictures in September of 2019, under the umbrella of the 2019 FringeArts festival, at The Rock School’s Broad and Washington studio theater space. The series includes a small-venue staged theatrical performance of the Brian McCole screenplay Dull Space (throughout the month of September)–and a closing premiere dance concert in the expansive 5th-floor studio space (Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00pm only) The Heart of Dance featuring the Ramirez Castellano identical triplets from Cuba along with young artists of local, regional and international origins. Following ‘The Heart of Dance’ there will be a post-show Q&A discussion with our Directors, Bo and Stephanie Spassoff, and the student performers in the 2nd-floor Bistro with food and drinks available for purchase (ticket and dining package upgrades available).

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The Miseducation of Generation Never

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6, 7, 13 + 14, 2019

Yes! And…’s Shadow Company delves into what it means to be a teenager as the world changes with lightning speed. They use spoken word poetry, movement, and their dynamic brand of storytelling to reveal the struggle for hope, compassion, and perseverance in the face of a crumbling social and economic infrastructure.

$10 / 50 minutes

Directed by Natalie Hann Written by Shadow Company Members with Brooke Sexton Artistic Director for Yes! And… Collaborative Arts Brooke Sexton Shadow Company Core Teen Leadership Miles Jones-Patton, Lila Shermeta, Liam Forest Shadow Company Program Director Natalie Hann

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Brown-eyed Rapunzel

Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6 + 7, 2019

Rinnie studies fairy tales and spins a story she doesn’t need. (She’s biracial.) Her mom Karen tucks them away, especially the tough ones. (Yep, she’s white.) On a rooftop under the clouds, they must learn how to tell a new story together. A dance/shadow/time-travel poem about what it’s like to mother a multiracial family.

$20 / 75 minutes

Written and Directed by Monica Flory Choreography by Jessica Noel Shadow Puppetry by Kat Caro

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Posted September 6th, 2019

September 6–10, 2019

When someone departs your life they also enter it in a new way. Created and performed by Nichole Canuso (Wandering Alice, TAKES, The Garden, Pandæmonium) in collaboration with director Suli Holum, Sneakers is an elegy for what has gone, and a tender tumble through what remains. “Impressive fluency and unassuming humor” (The New York Times).

*ASL Interpretation for Saturday, September 8 performance at 3:00pm.

Sneakers will be performed in repertory with bilialien by Annie Wilson

Photo Credit: painting by DC LaMothe

$20 / 60 minutes

Tickets will be available at the door if sold out online*

*NOTE: There will be no tickets available at the door on Monday 9/9

Performed by Nichole Canuso Created in collaboration with Director Suli Holum Composer and sound designer Michael Kiley Lighting designer Maria Shaplin

When someone departs your life they also enter it in a new way; Sneakers is about that shift. Sneakers also examines the architecture of memory, and the systems we construct to house the past, the present, the false, the borrowed and the buried. The last time Canuso, Holum and Kiley collaborated in these same roles, was the Fringe Festival hit Wandering Alice (2008). These three dear friends and collaborators have hovered in one another’s orbit over the years, collaborating in different constellations of artists. They return as a trio to create this deeply personal work about grief and consolation, and the architecture of memory.

Monday evening’s performance will be followed by a late-night cabaret featuring Martha Graham Cracker, Eliza Hardy Jones, Pax Ressler, Emmanuel Delpech and many more. Drinks and snacks will be available throughout the evening. BOX OFFICE: 215-413-1318.

Nichole Canuso Dance Company (NCDC) is dedicated to creating performance experiences that embrace the complexity of humanity. Projects often sit at the crossroads of movement, visual art, and theater. NCDC brings dance out of conventional spaces to engage audiences in adventurous ways. The company is currently exploring the interfaces of live, embodied presence with emerging technologies that challenge our definitions of human relationship. Founded in 2004 by choreographer Nichole Canuso, NCDC is a Philadelphia-based ensemble that has been presented by FringeArts (Philadelphia), New York Live Arts (New York), The American Repertory Theater (Cambridge, MA), The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (College Park, MD), Dance Theatre Workshop (New York), DancePlace (Washington, D.C.), Judson Church Movement Research Exchange (New York, Philadelphia), Links Hall (Chicago), Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival (New York), the International Festival of Art and Ideas (CT), HERE Arts Center (New York), Velocity Founders Theater (Seattle) and others.

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Wear and Tear

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–8, 2019

A movement-based comedy extravaganza creatively combining nonverbal performance with music, dance, and media. The Back Pack’s imaginative style has been described as a live-action cartoon, unmatched in its cleverness, and pure entertainment that will leave you with a smile on your face and a glow in your heart.

$15 / 60 minutes

The Back Pack is a physical comedy troupe that has been creating whimsical non-spoken sketch comedy since 2008. All of the work is original; created and performed entirely by the group. They have been awarded two B. Iden Payne awards from the B. Iden Payne council, and Critics Table award for Best Movement, and four Best of Fest accolades from Frontera Fest. This production, Wear and Tear, uses The Back Pack’s unique brand of storytelling featuring line drawings on large pads of paper strapped to the performers. This is coupled with movement and dance, and often also incorporates clowning, puppetry, shadows, animation, foley, and whatever else their hearts desire.

The Back Pack currently creates and performs in The Back Pack Co-Lab in East Austin, Texas.

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Empanada Loca

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–7, 10–12 + 17–21, 2019

Deep underground, underneath the subways, Dolores is waiting to tell her story. A story of gentrification, survival, and murder inspired by the legend of Sweeney Todd, Empanada Loca is a solo Grand Guignol of one woman’s fight to survive in a bloody-minded world of reckless consumerism.

$20 / 90 minutes

Empanada Loca marks the inaugural production of Recondite Tourist Activities. We hope to produce visceral, dynamic, and character-driven narrative plays both written and devised that explore the fringes of life with empathy and craft. We live as a company somewhere between a B-movie and a broken heart.

Warning: Contains graphic depictions of sex, violence, and brief usage of racial/sexual identity slurs

Lavender Life

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5, 6 + 18–20, 2019

Slip into the Lavender Lounge, a 1930s speakeasy where the underground LGBTQ+ community comes together in search of strength amid the rise of fascism. Come as you are and BYOB as the music of the era tells the story of a community whose spirits cannot be broken, where everyone can be themselves for a little while.

$10 / 45 minutes

Directed by Molly Jo Music Direction by Kylie Westerbeck Executive Produced by CGO Productions

This event is BYOB.

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Operation: Wawa Road Trip

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–9, 12–16, 19–21, 2019

After their father’s death, Lee and Joey road-trip from Dayton to Philadelphia to scatter his ashes in a meaningful place: the Wawa parking lot. Features Dungeons & Dragons, sibling rivalry, rest stops, tunnel wizards, soda cave wisdom, and a disgusting hoagie legacy that must be upheld.

Read more about the show and Tribe of Fools’ work on the FringeArts Blog, Operation: Wawa Road Trip: An Interview with Terry Brennan.

$15–$25 / 85 minutes

Tribe of Fools is dedicated to creating new plays that blur the lines between theater, dance, acrobatics and other highly visual and kinetic storytelling techniques. Each year we present a new show that is as physically daring as it is poignantly relevant. Our ensemble push themselves to their physical limits while creating dynamic characters that make you laugh until they make you cry.

Tribe of Fools has tackled issues like gender roles, toxic masculinity, violence, sexual identity, learning disabilities, family, power dynamics and even time travel. With our “signature sweet bad-ass approach to theater” we bring a sense of levity and fun to our productions in order to make complicated and difficult themes accessible and identifiable to the audience. Tribe of Fools has been nominated for 10 Barrymore Awards, were the 2018 recipients of the June and Steve Wolfson Barrymore Award for Evolving Theatre Company and they were finalists on TruTv’s Fake Off and have toured up and down the east coast. They’ve created twelve full-length shows including Fringe hits such as Fishtown, Fly Eagles Fly, Zombies with Guns and Two Street as well as multiple holiday burlesques.

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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.


Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–8, 10–15 + 17–22, 2019

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. Runs through September 28; visit GunnarMontana.com for more dates.

$35 – 40* / 60 minutes

There will be a VIP Experience on Saturday, September 21st at 10pm, and tickets will be $100 for this performance only, including a reception and free swag.

Gunnar Montana Productions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that brings cutting edge, avant-garde performing and visual arts to communities across the region.

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Skein of Heart

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–8, 12–15 + 19–21, 2019

Venture through this multi-sensory, diabolical indoor maze designed for the 70s rocker-at-heart. Part maze, part performance, part musical homage; in this polarizing world where right is wrong and good is bad, enter the labyrinth to discover the beautiful monster that lies within. Created from decaying hearts and the unsolvable mystery of love, be warned, those who venture through the maze inevitably leave a piece of their heart within its metal walls, twisting and turning and pulsating to the beat of a cryptic hard-rock love ballad.

$30–$35 / 45 minutes

Please note, this is a physical adventure and guests must be able to walk about the space and climb stairs. Unfortunately, our venue is not wheelchair accessible. This experience includes heavy use of music, strobe lighting, fog, and may not be suitable for all visitors.

 Post Labyrinth:

Skein of Heart marks the 20th anniversary of JUNK’s first Fringe performance. Following the maze guests are invited to “Fringe: 20 Years Later” a talkback with artist Brian Sanders, during which we will announce some exciting new projects at JUNK! Additionally, some guests may choose to take part in beta-testing for an Escape Room (50 mins) or a VR Experience (10-15 mins).

Skein of Heart runs approximately 35 minutes with an additional (and optional) post show adventure ranging from 15 – 50 minutes.


Much to Do, Much to Fix

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–8, 12, 13, 15, 16 + 19–21, 22, 2019

Written and directed by John Cambridge, Much to Do, Much to Fix explores the production of electricity, apathy, and love. Join us to experience the other side of energy in a world that spins the audience through the land of the gods and the lives of a few special humans.  Please be aware that audience members will be on a moving platform throughout the duration of the show. BYOB. Absolutely no late admission.

$15 / 75 minutes

Wings of Paper is a non-profit Northeast Philadelphia theater and community arts company that focuses on developing and supporting live performances and local artists. This mission is achieved through producing and creating plays, coordinating artist-in-residency programs, and raising awareness of the artist community in Northeast Philadelphia.

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Know Thyself

Posted September 5th, 2019

September 5–7, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20 + 21, 2019

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” – Plato

Philosophy is both familiar and mystifying. “I think therefore I am,” “Tyranny of the Majority,” “Know Thyself.” But how well do we know ourselves, and if philosophy was a game, how would we win? In this immersive, game-theater salon, the rules we live by, and our darkest impulses, are always in play.

$25 / 60 minutes

Company info:

IKantKoan is an immersive theater and game design company using play/s to explore complex systems. The company was founded by Philadelphia-based game designer and theater artist Jessica Creane, who’s work has been presented at The Franklin Institute, HERE Arts Center, Caveat Theater, FringeNYC, BostonFIG Festival, and Bandwi/d/th International. Jessica has been a resident artist at three National Parks, Fresh Ground Pepper, and Barn Arts, with an upcoming residency in the Arctic Circle. She has spoken at TEDx, game design and educational conferences, led game design and performance workshops for all ages and abilities, and teaches game design at Drexel University and UARTS. IKantKoan’s 2018 Fringe Festival show, CHAOS THEORY, is currently enjoying an extended run at Caveat Theater, NYC.

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