Secret Theatre Announces First Annual UNFringed Theatre Festival Lineup

The Secret Theatre is holding their first annual UNFringed Theatre Festival from August 15th-September 1st, dedicated to giving the stage to unique new works. With multiple performances and each show receiving prime slots, UNFringed strives to give each work the visibility it deserves. Five Shows have been selected for the UNFringed Festival:

The Twine by Lavinia Roberts
"The Twine," explores the nature of memory, the subconscious mind, loss, and how we perceive and experience love told through dance, masks, and music. A young woman, stumbling through a labyrinth, desperately seeking freedom from the endless maze. She encounters various creatures from Greek mythology, and her only companion is a strange women carrying a ball of twine.

After Eternity By Eugenie Carabatsos
Somewhere in eternity, a woman has willed her very own palace into existence. Her world is turned upside down when a guest suddenly appears and they are forced to live together as the world around them starts to crumble.

Jaded The Musical by Hillary Hawkins
This 2-woman show with 3 characters (Mother, Daughter & Therapist) is the story of Jade, a talented but troubled young woman with a secret... Breaking the silence with Pop, Soul, Rap & Blues, dark secrets come to light in JADED THE MUSICAL. Dramatic with a touch of stand-up comedy.
www.JadedTheMusical.com

Eden 2000 by Max Lehman
A one-act comedy that modernizes the Bible's Garden of Eden story for a modern story introduced by a story of stand-up comedy about the writer's experience with a forbidden fruit that never smoked so good. A sassy God, and a smooth Devil control a loyal Adam, and naive Eve. (There will be brief smoking on stage)

Fourteen Hundred and Sixty Sketches of Your Left Hand by Duncan Pflaster
When Blanca invites Paul to her ranch in New Mexico for the Summer, he thinks it?s for an artist?s retreat, but it?s also to help keep his gay bromantic college buddy Alonso, Blanca?s brother, on his medication. Tormented painters, sexual obsession, and crossed boundaries combine for a scorching
new play.
(Contains some nudity)

The festival closes with Fourteen Hundred and Sixty Sketches of Your Left Hand by Duncan Pflaster. After the final show (on Labor Day, September 1st), The Secret Theatre will host a party for all the artists and patrons of the festival. At the party, UNFringed will announce the Best Play, Best Actor, and Best Actress awards for the festival: determined by the votes of audiences members and
UNFringed?s panel of judges.

The Secret Theatre is proud to present these totally original and unique new works. UNFringed embodies the adventurous and collaborative spirit of the Long Island City community, the outer-borough exile of the uncompromising artist, and the cultural and ideological diversity of the neighborhood, the city, the state, heck the country and beyond. For more information about the festival go to www.secrettheatre.com

Tickets are $15 in advance at www.secrettheatre.com. They're also available for $18 at the door.


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