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Cara Francis

 
Bio:
Cara Francis is a writer of plays and songs, a performer, video artist and comedian. An ensemble member of The New York Neo-Futurists since 2008, she has written and performed in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, The Soup Show (HERE Arts Center) and The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Cara Francis is a writer of plays and songs, a performer, video artist and comedian. An ensemble member of The New York Neo-Futurists since 2008, she has written and performed in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, The Soup Show (HERE Arts Center) and The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer [Replacement]

Photos

Cara Francis, Roberta Colindrez Photo

Cara Francis, Roberta Colindrez

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11/15/2018
Cara Francis, Roberta Colindrez Photo

Cara Francis, Roberta Colindrez

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11/15/2018
Cara Francis and Christopher Loar Photo

Cara Francis and Christopher Loar

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06/04/2012


Erica Livingston, Desiree Burch & Cara Francis

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02/18/2010


Erica Livingston, Cara Francis and Desiree Burch

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02/18/2010

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer [Replacement]

Cara Francis Biography

Cara Francis is a writer of plays and songs, a performer, video artist and comedian. An ensemble member of The New York Neo-Futurists since 2008, she has written and performed in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, The Soup Show (HERE Arts Center) and The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill, Volumes One and Two (Two Time Drama Desk Nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience). Her theater performance work has been seen at PS122, Dixon Place, The Ontological-Hysteric/Incubator Arts, The Flea, The Bushwick Starr, Galapagos Art Space, The Chocolate Factory, The Pit, Ars Nova, The New York Comedy Festival, The Chicago and New York Sketch Comedy Festivals, CATCH and AUNTS. Cara performed in Andrew Ondrejcak's FEAST (Under the Radar, 2014) and the feature film Welcome to Nowhere with Temporary Distortion. She has toured with The Complete and Condensed O'Neill to the Bharat Rang Mahotsav in India and performed in The Return, a motion-capture/sculpture installation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She previously developed a site-specific immersive work, Stand, at the Brooklyn Museum with The Institute for Psychogeographic Adventure. Her interactive drone performance work, Remote, premiered at Trouw in Amsterdam, NE, at the New Museum in New York, NY as part of AUNTSisdance and as part of 'First Person View' at The Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. Cara's work has been written about in The Village Voice, The NY Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vice's MOTHERBOARD, Bedford and Bowery, The Huffington Post, ARTFORUM and American Theater Magazine.


Cara Francis Awards and Nominations

 
IT Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble
Cara FrancisToo Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Cara Francis News

Retro Factory Presents VOULEZ VOUS? ENCORE! - A VALENTINE'S DAY TRIBUTE TO MOULIN ROU Photo Retro Factory Presents VOULEZ VOUS? ENCORE! - A VALENTINE'S DAY TRIBUTE TO MOULIN ROUGE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020

Throw it back to another time and place this Valentine's Day at 3 Dollar Bill on Friday, February 14. Come deliciously decked out in Belle Epoque-inspired fashions and dance the night away as you are transported to the look and feel of the famous and sensuous MOULIN ROUGE, as reimagined by our designers Rodrigo Martinez (Oklahoma!), Attilio Rigotti and Andrew Diamond. VOULEZ-VOUS? ENCORE! is part of RETRO FACTORY, an LGBTQ+ immersive Party Series produced by Theatre C, in partnership with Queer Queens.

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth Photo Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public's WILD GOOSE DREAMS Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 15, 2018

The Public celebrated its opening night of Wild Goose Dreams last night, November 14. BroadwayWorld attended the opening night, and you can check out photos below!

SPECIAL EFFECTS FESTIVAL: CLUSTERF*CK and More Coming Up at the wild project This Win Photo SPECIAL EFFECTS FESTIVAL: CLUSTERF*CK and More Coming Up at the wild project This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

The wild project has announced its current and upcoming shows for this winter - scroll down for details!

NUBLU MUSIC OF NOW, OUR BIG F*CKING SHOW and More Coming Up This Winter at The Wild P Photo NUBLU MUSIC OF NOW, OUR BIG F*CKING SHOW and More Coming Up This Winter at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Wild Project has just announced its current and upcoming projects for December and January. Scroll down for details!

New York Neo-Futurists' NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU Opens Tonight Photo New York Neo-Futurists' NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced the New York premiere of Happy To See You, created and directed by Cara Francis. It will run at The Collapsable Hole this month.

New York Neo-Futurists to Stage NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU Photo New York Neo-Futurists to Stage NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced the New York premiere of Happy To See You, created and directed by Cara Francis. It will run at The Collapsable Hole in October.

New Ohio Theatre and The One Minute Play Festival Present THE 3RD ANNUAL NYC INDIE THEATRE ONE MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2017

The One Minute Play Festival returns to the New Ohio for the 3rd Annual New York City Indie Theatre One Minute Play Festival - with part of the proceeds to benefit the New Ohio's new play and artist residency programming.

Buran Theatre & Friends to Present One-Night Only Concert Performance of THE POINT!
by Reilly Hickey - Oct 8, 2015

Buran Theatre & Friends will present a one-night only concert performance of Harry Nilsson's 1971 narrative album THE POINT! about a round-headed, pointless young boy named Oblio and his beloved dog Arrow.

The Winners! 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honor The Best of Off-Off Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Sep 23, 2014

The 10th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony will celebrate the Off-Off-Broadway Theatre community and honor this past season's greatest achievements. The awards will be presented by celebrities from the theatre community at large.


Cara Francis Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Cara Francis been nominated for?
Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind .