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Posted: 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
Frontera Fest 2013
For a full schedule and ticket information, go to www.fronterafest.org.
What: Each night, five performers — actors, dancers, performance artists, spoken-word poets — get 25 minutes on stage to present their latest works. Then every Saturday night, a juried “Best of the Week” performance is held. The last week of the Short fringe, Feb. 12-16, is the juried “Best of the Fest.”
When: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Jan. 15-Feb. 16
Where: Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St.
Cost: $16 a show
What: New productions that are 90 minutes or less by new troupes and emerging playwrights and choreographers.
Where: Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road
Cost: $9-$15 a show
Mi Casa es Su Teatro
What: A day of site-specific performances.
Where: Location to be announced.
When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 9
Frontera Fest Featured Alumni
What: On Thursday nights during the Short Fringe, noted alumni of Frontera Fest will return to present new work. Short Fringe performances begin at 8 p.m. and tickets are $16.
Jan. 17: “Songs That Remind Me of My Sister” by Cyndi Williams. Williams performs a monologue based on a personal essay originally written as a Facebook post.
Jan. 24: “Oh… Shhhhhhh… My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me,” by Zell Miller III. The veteran spoken word poet combines material from his award-winning play “My Child, My Child, My Alien Child” and his critically acclaimed “Oh (Expletive). It’s A Girl.”
Jan. 31: “I Put My Love Right Cheer So’s I Wouldn’t Fergit Where It Was, But Somebody Stole’d It” by Emily Fordyce. A quirky, imaginative modern fable, performed by Peck Philips.
Feb. 7: “My Arab Spring,” by Keira McDonald. True tales of love and adventure from an American girl living in a Bedouin village on the Red Sea.
Feb. 14: “Carbon Aria,” by Steven Tomlinson. Tomlinson performs a new solo piece about how the fear of extinction can complicate a relationship.