Molly Rydzel's CERTIFIABLE Makes World Premiere at Connelly Theatre Today

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Molly Rydzel's Certifiable, directed by Mark Karafin, makes its world premiere at the Connelly Theatre at 7pm tonight, August 11, 2013 as part of the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC).

Tickets go on sale July 19, 2013 and can be purchased on the FringeNYC website at www.fringenyc.org or by calling866- 468- 7619. Tickets may also be purchased in person at Fringe Central. Visit the FringeNYC website for more details.

Certifiable is the story of a crazy sommelier, a torrid love triangle, and the wine they drank. Pam (Crystal Arnette: The House of Von Macramé, #serials @the flea) is a certified Sommelier who falls crazy in love with Greg (Kett Turton: Wrath of the Titans, Gypsy 83). However, when Pam loses her ability to quell her schizophrenic episodes, their love comes to an abrupt and devastating end. Greg goes on to find comfort in the arms of Marianne (Neka Zang: Rock Of Ages, Wicked), a very nice young woman who is much more... appropriate. Together they live a perfect life in a perfect home with many perfect friends but inside their picture perfect marriage, Greg remains secretly tormented by his feelings for Pam. This thrilling new play is about the love we wish we never gave up on. It is the story of what could have been.

EdibleBrains Productions (www.ediblebrains.com) explores the boundaries of rational thought. Molly Rydzel is a Brooklyn based writer and filmmaker. She is responsible for the Dead Walk in Brooklyn web series, the apocalyptic theatrical adventure Everybody Dies (Robert Moss Theater, NYC), Erotomania (MITF, June Havoc Theater, NYC) and numerous spine tingling shorts in the tri state area.

Mark Karafin, director, last assisted Alexander Dinelaris on The Drawer Boy at SoHo Playhouse, and was the Company Manager. Directing: Erotomania (M.I.T.F.), Keep On Truckin' - It's War (M.I.T.F.), Insecurity, Best Music and Lyrics Award (M.I.T.F.), Cell 6, (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (Theatre Row), The Only Miracle (Ensemble Studio Theatre), 50 Shades Of Hey (The Ugly Rhino Festival), Black Latina (La Tea Theatre), The Big Ride, Finalist (American Globe Theatre), Bombs and Manifestos (Roy Arias Theatre), Ready (Shetler Studios), America's Next Most Wanted (The Players Theatre). He has assisted Christopher Durang, Billy Hopkins, Neil LaBute, Austin Pendleton, and more. He is currently the Production Manager of Summer Shorts 2013 at 59E59 Theaters, and will become the General Manager of SoHo Playhouse this fall.

Show dates are as follows: tonight, Sunday, August 11th at 7pm; Friday, August 16th at 9:30pm; Sunday, August 18th at 4:15pm; Thursday, August 22nd at 4:30; Saturday, August 24th at 12pm



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