Jack the Ripper-Inspired Play THE UNFORTUNATES Set for FringeNYC, 8/13-24
Jack the Ripper's final victim takes the stage in the New York Premiere of THE UNFORTUNATES, running August 13th - 24th at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival.
Based on the provocative, poignant, true story of Mary Jane Kelly, Jack the Ripper's final victim. Mary walks into the Ten Bells pub, looking to sell her last possession. Instead of finding a bar full of regulars, there is only one lone stranger. Will he buy what she's selling, ensuring her safety? Or will he turn out to be Jack the Ripper...
The Unfortunates received its world premiere in New Jersey at Centenary Stage in March, where it won both the Susan Glaspell Award and the Gloria Ann Peter Playwriting Award. The Unfortunates, had workshop productions at the Kitchen Theatre in Ithaca and at the Orlando Shakespeare Festival. The critically-acclaimed play will make its New York premiere at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival.
The production stars Diana Cherkas, playwright Aoise Stratford, directed by Ryan Scott Whinnem, set design by David M Kaplan, sound design by Greg Scalera and costume design by Julia Sharp. Produced by Vertical Tasting Productions a co-production of The New York International Fringe Festival.
All performances take place at Teatro LATEA - CSV Center Cultural Center, Venue #4, 107 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor, between Rivington & Delancey, New York, NY 10002.
Subways: F train to Delancey, J/M to Essex Street.
Tuesday, August 13th @ 3:30 pm
Sunday, August 18th @ 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 20th @ 5:15 pm
Thursday, August 22nd @ 9:00 pm
Saturday, August 24th @ 9:00 pm
More info at www.fringenyc.org