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A HARD TIME Coming To FringeArts High Pressure Fire Service Photo A HARD TIME Coming To FringeArts High Pressure Fire Service
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Long time FringeArts followers will recognize Pig Iron Theatre Company from many of their notable devised works that have been presented by Fringe. However, their newest work, A HARD TIME, part of High Pressure Fire Service, is the first production by Pig Iron with female lead artists and with lead artists who are not one of the Artistic Directors of Pig Iron. This lacerating romp through the worlds of comedy and gender runs May 1 through May 12 at FringeArts; press are invited to the Wednesday, May 8 performance at 8PM.

Lightning Rod Special, Creators Of Obie-Award Winning UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME, Pres Photo Lightning Rod Special, Creators Of Obie-Award Winning UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME, Present Their Newest Work, THE APPOINTMENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Original performance company Lightning Rod Special (LRS) is reaching the culmination of a three year effort as it premieres its newest theater work, THE APPOINTMENT, at FringeArts (140 N. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia), running for a limited engagement March 20 through 31, 2019. The piece, which examines the contemporary abortion debate in America, will serve as the centerpiece of the FringeArts High Pressure Fire Service Festival, dedicated to promoting the next generation of vital theatre coming from Philadelphia. Opening night for press is Thursday, March 21 at 8PM.

Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale 'THE WILDNESS' Opens Tonight at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

The world premiere of THE WILDNESS: SKY-PONY'S ROCK FAIRY TALE, with text by Obie Award winner Kyle Jarrow and Lauren Worsham and songs by Kyle Jarrow, opens tonight, February 29, 2016. Presented by Ars Nova in collaboration with The Play Company, a limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through March 19.

Lilli Cooper, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham and More Lead Sky-Pony's 'THE WILDNESS' at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The world premiere of THE WILDNESS: SKY-PONY'S ROCK FAIRY TALE, with text by Obie Award winner Kyle Jarrow and Lauren Worsham and songs by Kyle Jarrow, presented by Ars Nova in collaboration with The Play Company, plays a limited Off-Broadway engagement, tonight, February 16, through March 19, with an official opening night on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Lilli Cooper, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham and More to Lead Sky-Pony's 'THE WILDNESS' at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the full cast for the world premiere of THE WILDNESS: SKY-PONY'S ROCK FAIRY TALE, with text by Obie Award winner Kyle Jarrow and Lauren Worsham and songs by Kyle Jarrow. 

Ars Nova Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

2016 at Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Managing Director) will include two Off-Broadway productions: the world premiere of The Wildness, Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale directed by Tony-nominee Sam Buntrock, written by and featuring Brooklyn-based band Sky-Pony, fronted by Lauren Worsham (Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee) with songs penned by Kyle Jarrow (Obie Award winner) and presented in collaboration with The Play Company; and the New York premiere of Underground Railroad Game created and performed by Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard in association with Lightning Rod Special; SHOWGASM XXL, a one-night-only 'gasm so big it won't fit in the Ars Nova building, hosted by John Early and featuring Ars Nova All Stars as well as celebrity guests to be announced; and ANT Fest, a new adventure every night with the next wave of Ars Nova's breakthrough artists during four nonstop weeks of wild comedy, music and theater mash-ups.