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Graydon Gund Productions to Present THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM at FringeNYC, 8/10-24

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Graydon Gund Productions to Present THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM at FringeNYC, 8/10-24

Graydon Gund Productions is proud to present the world premiere of The Elephant in the Room as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, written by Anna Fox and directed by Molly Clifford.

The Elephant in the Room will play a limited engagement at Venue #10: The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Performances are Sunday, August 10th at 2:15pm, Saturday, August 16th at 2:00pm, Monday, August 18th at 7:00pm, Tuesday, August 19th at 2:30pm and Sunday, August 24th at 4:45pm.

The girls are still in a haze after a wild New Year's party. This might explain why there's an elephant in the room that only Talia can see. Or is that just the mysterious man from Apt 2E?

"What it means to be a part of rape culture is a very important issue in the media right now, especially on College campuses." - shares playwright Anna Fox - "While this play does not take place on a college campus, it does focus on three young women and how they each deal with the aftermath of sexual assault, both their own and each other's."

Starring Emily Altschul, Sam Dash, Leila Teitelman and Samantha Fairfield Walsh.

Produced by Graydon Gund / Graydon Gund Productions.

Tickets are $18.00. Tickets may be purchased online or on your smartphone up to 30min prior to the performance at www.fringenyc.org. Tickets may also be purchased in person at FringeCentral the day prior to the performance, or at the performance venue 15min prior to the performance (credit card only). Running Time: 90 minutes. No intermission. For more information, visit www.elephantintheroom1.weebly.com or go to www.fringenyc.org.

BIOGRAPHIES

ANNA FOX (Writer) is an alliterative amalgamation of performer/poet/playwright and aspiring astrologer. Her work has been produced at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Eugene O' Neill Theatre Center, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Tongue in Cheek Theatre, and Route 66 Theatre. Her play Ginny was The Jury Prize winner of Fusion Theatre Company's "The Seven" short play festival, and her one woman show Our Common Deception was recently published in the UK. She holds a BS in Theater from Skidmore College, has partaken in Pataphysics workshops at The Flea with Sheila Callaghan Jason Grote and Jenny Schwartz, and is an alumni of The Eugene O' Neill Theater Center's Advanced Playwriting Program, where she studied under Marcus Gardley, Kia Corthron and Donna Dinovelli.

MOLLY CLIFFORD (Director) is a young director working in New York. A two time National Theater Institute graduate (F'11 and AD S'13) and Connecticut College alum, Molly has worked with The Play Company, New York Theater Workshop, Gotham Chamber Opera and assisted Erica Schmidt at the Vineyard Theater. She is currently developing Amanda Keating's play Go That Way.

THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL (FringeNYC) is one of the largest multi-arts events in North America. It takes place over the course of two weeks every August, spread on more than 20 stages across several neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan, notably the Lower East Side, the East Village, and Greenwich Village. Attendance in 2009 topped 75,000 people. FringeNYC will celebrate its 18th Anniversary August 8th - 24th, 2014. For more information visit www.FringeNYC.org.

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