It's very rare that you get a second chance at seeing a theater production; usually when it's gone, it's gone. Here's the exception...
Producers John Pinckard and Britt Lafield will allow theatre lovers to get a second chance at seeing some of the Festival's favorite shows with the FringeNYC Encore Series. Beginnng September 5th, this new annual series will present 14 works in rotating repertory at two venues: The 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, between 1st & 2nd Aves) and The Lion Theater (410 W. 42nd Street at 9th Avenue). Selected show have either been audience favorites, lauded by critics, or both.
Scheduled performances are as follows:
Billy The Mime
Sept 22 at 4 & 7pm; Sept 23 at 2 & 7pm; Sept 24 at 2pm. Lion.
Sept 11 at 9:30pm; Sept 18 at 4:30pm; Sept 19 at 6:30pm; Sept 21 at 9:30pm. Lion.
Winner: TheaterMania Audience Favorite Award.
Sept 15 at 9:30; Sept 17 at 2pm; Sept 18 at 9:30; Sept 19 at 9:15; Sept 21 at 6:30. 14th Street Y.
The Deepest Play Ever: The Catharsis of Pathos
Winner: Outstanding Playwrighting.
Sept 9 at 4pm and 930pm, Sept 11 at 8:30pm, Sept 17 at 930pm.
14th Street Y.
Sept 5 at 9pm; Sept 6 at 7pm; Sept 7 at 9:30pm; Sept 8 at 9:15; Sept 9 at 7pm; Sept 10 at 4:30; Sept 12 at 7pm; Sept 21 at 4pm; Sept 24 at 4pm. 14th Street Y.
Winner: Outstanding Set Design.
Sept 6 at 9pm, Sept 7 at 5pm, Sept 8 at 7pm, Sept 9 at 4:30pm, Sept 11 at 7pm, Sept 12 at 4:30pm. Lion.
The Infliction of Cruelty
Winner: Outstanding Direction.
Sept 6 at 9:30; Sept 8 at 7pm; Sept 10 at 10:30pm; Sept 12 at 4:30 & 9:30pm. 14th Street Y.
I Was Tom Cruise
Winner: Outstanding Play.
Sept 5 at 7pm; Sept 7 at 7pm; Sept 8 at 4:30pm; Sept 10 at 8pm; Sept 11 at 6:30pm; Sept 15 at 7pm; Sept 18 at 7pm; Sept 22 at 9:15. 14th Street Y.
Mike's Incredible Indian Adventure
Winner: Outstanding Solo Show.
Sept 13 at 4:30 & 7pm; Sept 14 at 4:30pm; Sept 15 at 4:30; Sept 17 at 2pm; Lion.
Never Swim Alone
FringeNYC Overall Excellence Winner '99Sept 5 at 7:30pm; Sept 6 at 7pm; Sept 7 at 7:30pm; Sept 8 at 9:30pm; Sept 9 at 10pm; Sept 10 at 5pm; Sept 12 at 9:30; Sept 15 at 7pm; Sept 16 at 4:30; Sept 17 at 5pm; Sept 18 at 9:30pm. Lion.
Winner: Outstanding Ensemble.
Sept 12 at 7pm; Sept 14 at 6:45; Sept 16 at 2pm; Sept 17 at 6:45; Sept 18 at 7pm. Lion.
The Penguin Tango
Sept 5 at 9pm; Sept 6 at 4:30pm; Sept 7 at 9:15; Sept 8 at 5pm; Sept 9 at 7pm; Sept 10 at 7pm; Sept 14 at 9:15; Sept 15 at 9pm; Sept 16 at 6:30pm. Lion.
Sept 21 at 9:30pm; Sept 23 at 7:45 & 11pm; Sept 24 at 6:30 and 9:30pm. 14th Street Y.
Rainy Days and Mondays
Winner: Outstanding Costume Design.
Sept 13 at 9:15; Sept 16 at 9pm; Sept 17 at 9:15; Sept 19 at 9pm; Sept 20 at 6:30pm; Sept 21 at 7pm; Sept 22 at 9pm; Sept 23 at 4pm; Sept 24 at 5pm. Lion.
Winner: Outstanding Actor (Anna Jayne Marquardt).
Sept 15 at 4pm; Sept 17 at 5 & 8:30pm; Sept 18 at 4pm; Sept 19 at 6:30pm; Sept 22 at 4pm; Sept 23 at 2 & 5pm. 14th St. Y.
FringeNYC Encore Series runs September 5 - 24. Tickets are $18 and go on sale Friday September 1, 2006 at www.TicketCentral.com or at 212-279-4200. For more information visit www.fringenyc-encoreseries.com.