JUL 12, 2011 - JUL 31, 2011

59E59 THEATERS Presents

EAST TO EDINBURGH 2011

Fifteen new shows on their way to Edinburgh make their first stop at 59E59 this July, for the acclaimed East To Edinburgh festival!

G.I. JOE JARED, BASED ON ONE REALLY BAD DATE
In this delightful one-act, two women realize the importance of friendship through a random blind date, G.I. Joe tarot cards, and a couple of vodka sodas.
JUL 12, 13, 14 AT 7; JUL 16 AT 2
$20 (MEMBERS $14)

NAKED IN A FISHBOWL
This outrageous improvised sitcom chronicles the hilarious and startling honesty between five friends in NYC. Awarded 'Outstanding Ensemble' - NY International Fringe
JULY 12 AT 9
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)

ROGERANDTOM
Why does Othello trust Iago night after night? Why do we continue to wait for Godot? Solve this inherent paradox of the theatre in a rollercoaster ride through the fourth wall.
JULY 13, 20, 27 AT 9
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)

SMUT
Huffington Post comedian Desiree Burch hosts a reunion of this legendary Brooklyn performance series, featuring 'art that should carry a Parental Advisory label' (New York Times).
JULY 14, 15, 16 AT 9
$18 (MEMBERS $12.60)

DAVID LEE NELSON...STATUS UPDATE
A stand-up comedy tragedy about divorce, getting sober, and trying to find the humor underneath.
'Tremendously endearing and painfully funny' (Charleston City Paper)
JULY 15, 16, 22, 23 AT 7
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)

JONATHAN PRAGER: MY DAMAGE IS MY GIFT
An intelligent show filled with laughter, fun and original song bringing new meaning to the term 'musical comedy' by New York Times/BBC featured standup comedian, Jonathan Prager.
JULY 16, 17 AT 4; JULY 19 AT 7
$18 (MEMBERS $12.60)

THE TRUTH ABOUT BLACK SUBURBAN GIRLS
A provocative real-life coming of age story of a girl wrestling with her Black Middle Class Latina American roots and identity in White 1980's Suburbia.
JULY 17 AT 2 AND 7
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)

INTERPRETIVE DANCES TO MY DIARY!!! (72% NON-FICTION)
A sublimely surreal duo performs an evening of clapping monkeys, personal miscalculations, wood-chopping, slow-motion dance parties, 135 paper slips and a fishbowl.
JULY 19 AT 9; JULY 23, 24 AT 4
$10 (MEMBERS $7)

TO HOLD AN APPLE
'I have no insight. I have nothing...I am a dog!'
Two master-improvisers argue about theater - a fierce impromptu encounter ensues as painter Cezanne meets the poet Rilke.
JULY 20 AT 7; JULY 23 AT 2; JULY 26 AT 9
$12 (MEMBERS $9.50)

WONDER BREAD
With greater aspirations than growing tomatoes in communist Poland, a young woman wins a ticket to New York. Searching for the exotic, she finds herself.
JULY 21 AT 7; JULY 24 AT 2
$12 (MEMBERS $9.50)

RADIO DELUXEMBOURG
Radio Deluxembourg - a madcap rock'n'roll comedy explosion that features a pop-duo, their burnt out manager, and a sexy robot spy...all trapped in outer space.
JULY 21, 22, 23 AT 9
$10 (MEMBERS $7)

DR. APPLE'S LAST LECTURE
Dr. Apple's introductory neuroscience lecture is raucously interrupted by an unexpected trip into a subconscious world of tricksters, shamans and dropouts. A physical comedy, featuring original music and dance
JULY 24, 31 AT 7; JULY 28, 30 AT 9
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)

UNANSWERED, WE RIDE
When her daughter falls at school and life changes forever, Reese O'Leary does what any devoted mother would do - runs away from home.
JULY 26 AT 7; JULY 30, 31 AT 4
$18 (MEMBERS $12.60)

GOD'S FOOL
A provocative new play about Francis of Assisi, environmentalist, feminist, revolutionary man of acts and his historic meeting with the Sultan of Egypt.
JULY 27, 28, 29, 30 AT 7; JULY 31 AT 2
$18 (MEMBERS $12.60)

FUNNY AS A CRUTCH
Uproarious yet touching exploration of disability guaranteed to make you laugh and raise your consciousness at the same time - you'll roll with laughter (lock brakes)!
JULY 29 AT 9; JULY 30 AT 2
$15 (MEMBERS $10.50)