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Fringe NYC Rental

August 12, 2016 - August 27, 2016

Fringe NYC Rental
August 12 – 27, 2016

WOW Cafe is renting our space to the friendly neighborhood FringeNYC Festival.

WOW is venue #8 in the Fringe. The many works of interest that will be performed in our theatre:


Bodies of Water
Writer: Erin Breznitsky
Director: Emerie Snyder
It might be the end of the world, and three friends gather to say goodbye: to the island that harbored their childhood summers, the traumatic event that’s defined their lives, and the magical creatures lurking just beneath the water’s surface.
2h Local   Brooklyn, NY
Drama   Performance Art   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

ChipandGus
Fat Knight Theatre
Writer: John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick Mullen
Director: John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick Mullen
Two oddball acquaintances meet once a month over a ping pong table. But this night is different. This night there is something else in the room. A fast, furious, surprising comedy with balls.
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY
Comedy   Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

DIVA
Creative Collaborations
Writer: Tiffany Barton
Director: Helen Doig
June is an eccentric New York opera singer. Once celebrated, she’s down on her luck. Agorophobic and unable to leave her apartment, she turns to her booze, her pills, her dead stuffed cat and her trusty vibrator Mr. Buzzy for solace.
1h International   Perth, WEST AUSTRALIA
Drama   Solo Show   

   


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS
Writer: Jolie London Glickman
Director: Shira-Lee Shalit
Turns out, high school boys aren’t the only ones trying to get laid. Filthy, funny, and relentlessly honest, GWBG is a coming of age story about best friends navigating their newfound sexuality in the digital age. World Premiere!
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY
Drama   Comedy   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan
Writer: Dipti Mehta
Director: Mark Cirnigliaro
Visit India’s red light district and meet the eunuch, priest, pimp, mother and daughter who call it home. A fun and poignant look at the exotic, dangerous life of Mumbai’s real-life brothels and why they exist.
1h 10m   Local   Jersey City, NJ
Drama   Solo Show   FringeHIGH   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Is That Danny DeVito? And Other Questions From West of the Hudson
The Box Colony Theatre
Writer: Alexander Janosek Doyle
Director: Amanda Levie
In a new comedy inspired by the absurdist plays of Samuel Beckett, over-educated but under-employed millennials struggle to survive loopy locals and crippling neuroses while waiting for a perpetually delayed bus to their beloved Garden State.
1h 35m   Local   Jersey City, NJ
Comedy   Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Meet Murasaki Shikibu Followed by Book-Signing, and Other Things
Co-produced by Rachel Christiansen and The Brewing Dept.
Writer: Julia Izumi
Director: Ann Noling
She wrote the world’s first novel and it’s, like, kind of a big deal. After 1000 years, she’s finally ready to talk about breaking barriers, traveling through time, and defining her own cultural legacy. Maybe.
1h 30m   Local   Brooklyn, NY
Drama   Comedy   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

MOVIN’ ON UP
Jeremy Kehoe
Writer: Jeremy Kehoe
It’s funny-or-die in the graveyard. This absurdist comedy pits a Watchman with a worthless watch against a chatterboxing, handcuffed man and a know-it-all woman in bandaged hands to see who earns the right to move on up.
1h 10m   National   Los Angeles, CA
Comedy   Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Remember Me
Scandinavian American Theater Company
Writer: Minna Nurmelin
Director: Drew O’Kane
Helena is trying to move on from her past. Anna is in grave doubt about her own future. Two complete strangers struggling with identity learn to help each other in this unconventional and highly perceptive play from Finland.
1h 15m   Local   Manhattan, NY
Drama   Comedy   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Shapes Like Things, A Soup Play
The Seedlings
Writer: Emily Sorensen
Director: Alexis Wilcock
Danny’s dad was a scholar. Danny couldn’t read. Now Danny’s dad is dead. This puzzle of a play explores a dyslexic boy’s struggle to understand his father when words don’t work.
1h 30m   Local   New York, NY
Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

STILL NOT
Writer: Harrison Bryan
Director: Rory Lance
One Bench. Two Strangers. STILL NOT is an honest, comedic, skewed-romantic exploration into the traps of waiting for love…and the fear that it may never come. “They are going to throw their hearts and souls into this.” — NY THEATRE GUIDE
1h 15m   Local   New York, NY
Comedy   Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

The Princemaker
MirrorMaker Productions
Writer: Robert Gelberg
Director: Alessandra Affinito
It’s an election year. Leslie Moore, a teenager with an unlimited bank account, finances the Presidential campaign of George Lee, a down-home congressman equally noble and naive. The Princemaker explores the politics of money and the money of politics.
1h 20m   Local   Brooklyn, NY
Drama   Comedy   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Thread
Little y Theatre Company in Association with The Vertical Company
Writer: Elena Zucker
Director: Elena Zucker
From NYC to Palestine, Mimi’s world collapses with the inadvertent like of a long-lost love’s dissident Facebook status. Identities unravel, as do the boundaries between fact and fiction, Jew and Arab, time and space. A psycho-cyber thriller.
1h 15m   Local   Brooklyn, NY
Drama   Solo Show   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

Thud!
BITCRUSHER
Writer: Dan Rider
Director: Holly Kristina Goldstein
An incredibly clumsy hospital clown is hired to entertain an acerbic fifteen year old girl, and finds the only thing that cheers her up is watching him get hurt. A play about other people’s suffering and why it’s hilarious.
1h 55m   Local   Manhattan, NY
Comedy   Drama   

      


VENUE #8: WOW Cafe

 

 

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Details

Start:
August 12, 2016
End:
August 27, 2016
Event Category:
Website:
http://fringenyc.org/

Venue

WOW Cafe Theatre
59-61 East 4th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
Phone:
917.725.1482
Website:
http://www.wowcafe.org