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Todays Date: 11/30/22
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5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche  | Open: 10/13/12 Close: 11/20/12
Written by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood with contributions by Mary Hollis InbodenMegan JohnsThea LuxBeth Stelling and Maari Suorsa, directed by Sara Gitenstein, and presented by Tony Award winner John Arthur Pinckard (Clybourne ParkSilence! The Musical)5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche stars Caitlin Chuckta, Rachel Farmer, Megan Johns, Thea Lux, and Maari Suorsawho take us to 1956 where the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town?

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche began as a 10 minute play in Collaboraction’s Sketchbook 10, and was developed by popular demand into a full length play which broke box office records for The New Colony and has gone on to enjoy regional premieres from San Francisco to Omaha to Charleston. The play sold out its entire run at this summer’s FringeNYC, winning the Outstanding Production Award.

“We are extremely excited to announce the addition of 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche which will make our fall season complete!” said SoHo Playhouse, Inc. Artistic Director Darren Lee Cole. “New York’s theatrical elite hoped this show would never see the light of day but after the amazing response it received at the Fringe they had no luck trying to stick their finger in the dyke.”

The SoHo Playhouse’s season begins this week with PigPen Theatre Co.’s The Old Man and The Old Moon(September 26-November 25 at the Gym at Judson), followed by Ingenious Nature written and performed by Baba Brinkman (November 20, 2012 - January 6, 2013 at the SoHo Playhouse), and Hamlet in Bed by Michael Laurence (January 2013 at the SoHo Playhouse.)

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche will play on the SoHo Playhouse Mainstage Saturdays at 10:00pm, andSundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at 7:30pm from October 13 to November 20. For tickets and more information, please visit:

Flanagan's Wake  | Open: 09/27/07 Close: 03/14/08
Flanagan's Wake is the hilarious interactive Irish wake that has been running in Chicago for 13 smash years! Flanagan's Wake is one of the longest-running shows in Chicago theater history. When will it end? According to Brian Ballybunion, Flanagan's best friend and drinking mate, "We'll keep waking him until we get it right." Join the villagers of the beautiful fictional village of Grapplin, County Sligo, Ireland, as they tell tales, sing songs and mourn the passing of one of their own, Flanagan. You'll be transported to the Emerald Isle to grieve as only the Irish can. You can share tales of your own experiences and misadventures with dear old Flanagan, or simply enjoy the stories and songs of the locals as they recall life with "Himself".
Ham Lake  | Open: 04/27/06 Close: 05/20/06
In the spirit of the great story monologists, Ham Lake is old-school storytelling with humor, insight and intrigue. Pull up a stool and share a beer with Sam Rosen as he becomes the most interesting guy at the bar who tells the coolest stories. This one is about one ordinary evening that turned into the most revelatory night of his life. As the story goes, upon running into an unstable old girlfriend at a party, he quickly realizes that he has been the subject of a ruse and is stranded in the titular town in ice cold weather without a jacket. Mr. Rosen weaves a compelling tale by putting the whole evening into the context of his life, both historically and metaphysically, and always keeping the audience guessing "what happens next?" The story is so outrageous that it must be true.
Mindgame  | Open: 10/28/08 Close: 01/04/09
Starring Keith Carradine, Lee Godart, & Kathleen McNenny
Directed by Ken Russell

Tony Award nominated actor Keith Carradine (The Will Rogers Follies, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, "Nashville," "Dexter") returns to the New York stage in the New York premiere of Anthony Horowitz's acclaimed thriller, MINDGAME. Ken Russell, the celebrated director of the films Tommy, Woman In Love and The Boyfriend, makes his New York stage directorial debut with MINDGAME. When a writer of pulp crime novels gets an interview with a notorious serial killer he believes he has snared the coup of his career. But when he arrives at the asylum, he finds nothing can be trusted, not even his own eyes. Through a series of lies, manipulations and memories, dark secrets are revealed. Why is there a skeleton in the doctor's office? Where did the raw meat in the fridge come from? What is the nurse so afraid of? ... and most importantly, how does one get out?


SHE CALLS ME FIREFLY  | Open: 06/06/18 Close: 06/23/18
It’s Nickel Beer Night at Freddie’s Place. Ken has come to drown his sorrows, but no amount of alcohol can wash away the pain of his broken relationship with Levi, nor the dark and difficult secrets of his past. As you enter Freddie’s you will instantly be transported from New York City streets to a Kentucky dive bar. Pull up a stool, grab a drink, and find yourself immersed in the searing world of She Calls Me Firefly.


Emily Batsford* as Veronica
Daniel Burns* as Levi 
Paula Ewin* as Freddie
Sean Hudock* as Ken