Above Us – FREE
Writer: Sarah Doody, Alanna Blair & Jessica Park
Director: Sarah Doody
Over two beers, a rooftop, and a sublease, two women think about their place in NYC. As the elder woman contemplates leaving, the younger woman contemplates arriving. They both are scared. It is both set and takes place on a rooftop.
2h, Manhattan, NY, Drama, Comedy
Writer: Jessie Bear
Director: Erin B Mee
A site-specific, sensory audio experience on the Staten Island Ferry: every sight, smell and sound plays a supporting role. Ferry Play is a self-scheduled performance. Download the app now for $1.99! http://www.thisisnotatheatrecompany.com/#!ferry-play/c1jtw
The Merchant of Venice (or how not to live in a multi-cultural world) – FREE
Hip to Hip Theatre Company
Writer: William Shakespeare, adapted by Jason Marr and Adriana Alter
Director: David Mold
Shakespeare’s darkest comedy questions the nature of justice. Four disparate characters–a young reveller, his devoted friend, a sheltered heiress, and an embittered moneylender–all struggle to navigate a society poisoned by bigotry and founded on a fractured legal system.
1h 30m, Queens, NY, Comedy, Drama
WED 19 @ 5:30, THUR 20 @ 5:30, WED 26 @ 5:30
Location: Tompkins Square Park @ The Old Bandshell
What’s Your Wish? – FREE
Writer: Thicket & Thistle, Lyrics by Kyle Acheson, Sam De Roest & Corley Pillsbury, Music by Thicket & Thistle
Director: Jonathan Eric Foster
This comedic folk musical follows two young friends’ quest to escape the fantastical storybook world of Death Forest. Pursued by a power-hungry enchantress, the boys must learn about integrity, sacrifice, and the power of friendship to make it out alive.
1h 15m, Queens, NY, Musical/Opera, Comedy
FringeNYTEASERS – FREE!
Get teased for Free! Enjoy a song, scene, or moment at FringeNYTEASERs to get a taste of of this years offerings. Stick around for a FringeAL FRESCO performance for even more Free FringeNYC shows!