2014 New York Fringe Festival to Premiere URBAN MOMFARE

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2014 New York Fringe Festival to Premiere URBAN MOMFARE

Why don't we ever hear songs about moms not actually liking their kids? This romp through motherhood on Manhattan's Upper East Side spans 17 years: "Music For Gifted and Talented Babies" to bra straps and Bellinis. Sling on your stilettos!

Urban Momfare will have its World Premiere at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival. Book by Pamela Weiler Grayson and Alice Jankell, music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson, musical direction by Clare Cooper and directed by Alice Jankell. Urban Momfare is being produced by Emerging Artists Theatre Company's (Artistic Director Paul Adams), who previously presented a workshop performance of the musical at their New Work Series in March of 2013.

The production stars Tiffan Borelli (More Of Our Parts/The Kennedy Center), Cheryl Howard (The Sensational Josephine Baker/Theatre Row), Christine Toy Johnson (The Music Man/Broadway), Christiana Little (The Bardy Bunch/Theatre at St. Clements), Sarah Rosenthal (Ragtime/Broadway) and Gretchen Wylder (Til Divorce Do Us Part/DR2).

The production features set design by Tim McMath, lighting design by G. Ben Swope, costume design by Nicole Wee, sound design by David Suarez and projection design by David Bengali.

All performances take place at Theatre 80 (Venue #7), 80 St. Marks Place (between 1st and 2nd Avenue). Subways: F to 2nd Ave, N/R to 8th Street, 6 to Astor Place.

Tickets are $18.00 in advance, $24 at the door. Tickets go on sale July 18th at www.fringenyc.org. Running time: 1:35. Performance dates to be announced in early July.

For more info visit www.urbanmomfare.com or www.fringenyc.org.

Emerging Artists Theatre acts as an incubator for new voices from the page to the stage. EAT was founded 20 years ago to provide a dynamic home where playwrights and artists explore their work from their imagination and guide it through development towards full artistic realization. It is a process that involves audience interaction with the artists and enables the artists to be the key ingredient in the development of their work. EAT is proud to have given that opportunity to over 3000 artists since its inception.

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