miniFRIDGE Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival New York, New York, USA
Festival Description

The miniFRIDGE is the carefully curated summer companion to the annual FRIGID New York Festival. Horse Trade Theater Group invited ten of their favorite fringe artists, all of whom have performed in at least one festival on the North American Fringe Circuit. Come kick off the summer with these amazing fringe festival shows!

For more about FRIGID Festival visit the KadmusArts profile at http://kadmusarts.com/festivals/6087.html

Festival Dates June 27 - July 3, 2013

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Programming 2013:
  • An Evening with Gregor of Berlin
    Written by Gregory Levine, Directed by Bricken Sparacino
    • In a hilariously mad cocktail of absinthe, Dadaist philosophy and knock-knock jokes, egomaniacal storyteller Gregor of Berlin clears himself of Trixie’s murder. But will he kill booking agent Herr Rosenthal? 18+ Only.
      Thu 76/27 @ 7pm & Mon 7/1 @ 7pm
  • Sexy and Sassy and Bold and Brassy
    Written & Performed by D’yan Forest
    • D’yan Forest — To meet her is to love to her, to hear her sing and joke is to adore her. With her ukuleles and sexy temperament, nothing stops her rambunctious mind from having fun with the world.
      Thu 6/27 @ 9pm & Sun 6/30 @ 9pm
  • The Ultimate Stimulus
    Written & Conceived by Filipe Ossa
    Performed by Tanya O’Debra
    • The Ultimate Stimulus is a satirical multi-media argument by avant-garde economist Amanda McCloud. This renegade academic believes she can bridge the growing income gap in America between the rich and the rest of us. Her big idea? Concubinage. Thu 6/27 @ 11pm, Fri 6/28 @ 7pm & Sun 6/30 @ 7pm
  • Stand Up Comic, Jillian Thomas
    Written & Performed by Jillian Thomas
    • Meet Canada’s Queen of Pot Comedy as she tells you tales from her 12-year comedy career. Help her celebrate past, present and future material as she tapes a DVD to get more gigs at bigger festivals. This former Christian Rocker turned Queen of Pot Comedy will make you laugh with her tales from a British/Canadian Upbringing, attending a Mennonite Junior High School to dating a cocaine addict.
      “Who needs dick jokes, this woman has balls” Dave Morris, Eye Weekly. Fri 6/28 @ 9pm
  • Petunia & Chicken
    Presented by Animal Engine
    Created & Performed by Carrie Brown and Karim Muasher
    • Inspired by the writings of Willa Cather, two daring performers create an epic story of love and loss as big as the prairie itself. Sprawling fields of wheat, bustling train stations and rain-soaked kisses are brought to life with imagination, movement, and song.
      Fri 6/28 @ 11pm
  • Sideshow Goshko Storytelling Series
    Written & Perfomred by Leslie Goshko
    • Hailed as “a well-programmed night” by The New York Times, award-winning storyteller Leslie Goshko (Huffington Post) invites some of NY’s top writers, comedians, and storytellers to share true, bizarre tales about their lives. There’s live accordion music, a challenging trivia game, and a free wine giveaway where one lucky audience member will walk away with their very own bottle of Sideshow Sauce!
      Sat 6/29 @ 7pm
  • Daddy Issues
    Written & Performed by Peter Aguero
    • “One day, you’re going to want to beat me up” - my dad to me when I was 8 years old. He was right. “You’re nothing to me” - me to my dad when I was 19 years old. I was wrong.
      Sat 6/29 @ 9pm
  • Revolt! Death and Taxes! Sam Adams and the Boston Revolution
    Written & Performed by Zero Boy
    • The Boston Revolt sparked the American Revolution and Independence. The man that all the founding fathers thought of as ‘the founder’ was Sam Adams. Zero Boy takes you on sonic comic journey to rediscover Sam Adams and the American Revolution.
      Sat 6/29 @ 11pm & Wed 7/3 @ 9pm
  • Hard Travelin’ With Woody
    Written & Performed by Randy Noojin, based on the life and songs of Woody Guthrie
    • Hop a fast-rattler through the Dustbowl with Woody Guthrie and commune with the spirit, stories and songs of America’s greatest saint-of-the-workingman and poet-of-the-people in Randy Noojin’s critically acclaimed solo play with music. Woody uses his wit and greatest songs to rally a union meeting of mineworkers striking for a living wage.
      Mon 7/1 @ 9pm & Wed 7/3 @ 7pm
  • The Women of Tu-na House
    Written & Perfomred by Nancy Eng
    Directed by Ernest Abuba
    • What matters most… the size of the boat or the motion of the ocean? Find out as you’re whisked on a wild visit to an Asian massage parlor in NYC and offered a rare glimpse into a surprising, comical and sometimes sad world generally seen through almond-shaped eyes through a succession of disparate, distinct characters.
      Tue 7/2 @ 7pm

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