Duck Pond Farce CROSSING THE LINE to Open Next Week at Amphibian Stage Productions

By: Jul. 05, 2016
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Amphibian Stage Productions will open the regional premiere of CROSSING THE LINE by Kieran Lynn. Starring Justin Lemieux, Matthew Minor, and Kelsey Milbourn, the play will run Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, August 7 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. Melissa Crespo directs. The play will be the third main stage production of Amphibian's 2016 season.

When a relaxing afternoon walk turns into a wacky international crisis, lovebirds Arthur and Olivia have no choice but to play by the absurd rules. The two must closely rely on each other to escape the consequences of a ridiculous new policy, but a comically by-the-book government official may push them to the brink of breaking up. CROSSING THE LINE is a hilarious play about the physical and emotional lines we draw and how they divide and define us.

CROSSING THE LINE opens Thursday, July 14 and will play through Sunday, August 7 at Amphibian Stage Productions' Milburn Theatre. Performances Thursday through Saturday will be at 8pm with 2pm Sunday matinees. Thursday, July 14 is a private opening night for Amphibian's Devonian members and press is available by invitation only. Limited seating for the final dress rehearsal will be available on Wednesday, July 13. The final dress rehearsal is open to the public and seating will be first come, first served.

Tickets for CROSSING THE LINE are $33, with additional discounts available for seniors, students, members of the theatre community, and groups of 10 or more. To purchase tickets, theatergoers may call 817-923-3012, write to boxoffice@amphibianstage.com, or visit www.amphibianstage.com. The theater is located at 120 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 71604.

Amphibian Stage Productions is a non-profit theatre company founded in 2000 by three alumni of TCU's Department of Theatre who strive to produce innovative and engaging works of theatre that inspire new ideas, opens new doors, and increases our understanding of the vast world around us. Now in its seventeenth season, Amphibian has produced numerous groundbreaking and challenging plays (some regional premieres, others US or world premieres) that foster a deeper understanding of ourselves as members of the global community. The company is widely recognized for its stylistically and thematically varied scripts.

Committed to nurturing young and diverse audiences, Amphibian has developed a strong internship program, a summer acting workshop for teens, and a dynamic outreach project, Tad-Poles, that is steadily increasing the company's visibility and following. The group travels to schools and community centers, performing and spreading a message of multicultural collaboration and tolerance.

Amphibian is generously funded by the American Theatre Wing, Amon G. Carter Foundation, Ann L. and Carol Greene Rhodes Charitable Trust, Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, BBVA Compass Bank, Fifth Avenue Foundation, Mary Potishman Lard Trust, Pangburn Foundation, Pier 1 imports, Thomas M., Helen McKee & John P. Ryan Foundation, Sid W. Richardson Foundation, Schubert Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, Virginia Hobbs Charitable Trust, Wells Fargo Bank, William E. Scott Foundation, North Texas Giving Day and the Devonian Society, a group of Amphibian's devoted donors who are proud to be the force behind nurturing the next generation of artists and audiences.



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