FringePLUS: A new way to dig into the issues

Find a FringePLUS performance by locating the + sign on the FringeNYC Show Listings page. After the performance, join the cast, creative staff and audience at the FringeHUB for a nosh, beverage, and a special Indie Convening around the social issues and themes addressed in the show(s).

Discussion: AUTHORITARIANISM and its Effects

Following the FRI 19 5:30pm performance of 33 (a kabarett)
(approximately 7:00pm at the FringeHUB – 685 Washington Street at Charles)
We know the threat and the reality of authoritarianism isn’t new. We know it often created national and global heartbreak and tragedy. The question is how do survivors pick up the pieces — and how do theater makers translate it into compelling narratives and stage tales. Join us for discussion and debate. Featuring the creator / performers of 33 (a kabarett), Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter, and Do This One Thing for Me and moderated by Leonard Jacobs of The Clyde Fitch Report.

Discussion: BORDERS and Immigration

Following the SAT 20 12:30pm performance of Crawling with Monsters Now
(approximately 2:00pm at the FringeHUB – 685 Washington Street at Charles)
Join the cast and creative team at the FringeHUB for a post-show discussion, details and panelists TBA.

Discussion: MASS INCARCERATION

Following the SAT 20 4:45pm performance of The Last Jimmy
(approximately 6:30pm at the FringeHUB – 685 Washington Street at Charles)
Join the cast and creative team at the FringeHUB for a post-show discussion, details and panelists TBA.

Discussion: SEXUAL ASSAULT

Following the SUN 21 12:15pm performance of Simple Math: solving for the neurobiology of assault
(approximately 2:00pm at the FringeHUB – 685 Washington Street at Charles)
Join the cast and creative team at the FringeHUB for a post-show discussion, details and panelists TBA.

Discussion: GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Following the SUN 28 4pm performance of Together We Are Making a Poem in Honor of Life
(approximately 5:30pm at the FringeHUB – 685 Washington Street at Charles)
Join the cast and creative team at the FringeHUB for a post-show discussion, led by Allison Mayne Peters, local group co-leader of the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America‘s NYC chapter. Founded in 2012 in response to the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Moms Demand Action works to demand action from legislators, companies, and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms. www.momsdemandaction.org