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The Clinic

Posted September 8th, 2019

September 8, 2019

Two strangers arrive at a local clinic for their appointments. Neither are there voluntarily. As the waiting room becomes more nightmarish and the clinic’s employees more twisted, the two find themselves at the mercy of a powerful system that considers it a civic duty to relinquish bodily autonomy when called upon.

Free / 45 minutes

The Clinic is a Lone Brick Theatre premier by aspiring playwright Rebecca Gomezrueda, who developed the work in collaboration with the company.

The Clinic marks Lone Brick’s fourth production in the Fringe Festival. Previous entries include the Edgar Allan Poe–themed immersive experiences, Dissever My Soul (2015) and Ashes of a Dead Philosophy (2016) as well as the comic armageddon, Every Day, Apocalypse! (2017).

Lone Brick Theatre is Widener University’s resident theater company dedicated to producing non-traditional theater through innovative scripts, staging, directing, and performance. Drawing from the talent and ingenuity of Widener’s students, faculty, and staff alike, the company also seeks to give a creative voice to the rich diversity of the campus community.

Past productions on our home turf include:

– Lisa Loomer’s Distracted
– Gina Gionfriddo’s U.S. Drag
– Aristophanes’ Lysistrata: A Burlesque Cabaret
– Steve Yockey’s very still and hard to see
– Marsha Norman’s Getting Out
– Eugene Ionesco’s Rhinoceros: A Meditation on Gender Politics
Pulp-Free Fiction: a parody
– Johnna Adams’s Lickspittles, Buttonholers, and Damned Pernicious Go-Betweens
– Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman
– Charles Busch’s Psycho Beach Party
– Tracy Letts’s Bug: A Play

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2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: FREE Fringe

Posted August 22nd, 2019

FringeArts is committed to making contemporary art available to all. In addition to our Digital Fringe offerings, this year’s Fringe Festival features over a dozen free shows from a variety of disciplines. Enjoy theater, visual art, dance, and more without spending a dime!

A Manayunk Mystery Tour
Manayunk Theatre Company
It was a dark and stormy night when a young woman from Manayunk mysteriously went missing … AND WAS MURDERED!!! Follow Manayunk’s finest private investigator, a child genius turned conspiracy enthusiast, and a VERY serious podcast reporter as they try to solve the MURDER of Manayunk’s Missing Millennial.
More info and tickets here

BalletX Pop-Up
This series of free performances by Philly’s premier contemporary ballet company comes to FringeArts for a one-off al fresco presentation. With over seventy world premieres to date, you don’t want to miss this exhibition of the company’s signature repertory.
More info and tickets here

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