Genre: Festival

How can something so bad, be so good? Satisfy your taste for the deliciously zany at the world's first ‘Bad Plays' Festival and see three weeks of original plays that are so bad...they're good!!!!

(A World Premiere)
Produced by NY Artists Unlimited @the Downeast Arts Center
Opening August 10, 2005

Each group of plays will run on the same night for three consecutive weeks and even popcorn will be served!

"Bad Plays, Good Times," featuring Safecracking by Chuck Spoler, Punchlines by Bob Ost, Blood Astounds Me by Don Chan Mark, and Expletives Deleted by Crystal D. Langley. (Wednesdays, August 10, 17, and 24)

"Foreign Bodies & Sexual Furniture," featuring Space Sluts Are Hotties by J. Boyer, A Friendly Fiasco by Frederick Timm, and Screwing Rachel by Desi Moreno-Penson. (Thursdays, August 11, 18, and 25)

"So Bad, It's Good," featuring die gefahrliche Dunkelheit (The Dangerous Dark) by Mark Ginocchio, Film Noix by Ed Malin, The Hotter Crucible by Con Chapman, and The Unblackening of the Black Heart of King David, Who Had a Black Heart by Steven Pinto. (Saturdays August 13, 20, and 27)

Discussions will be held nightly and audience members are encouraged to vote for their favorite ‘bad' play. On Sunday, August 28, beginning at 6:00 PM, there will be a repeat performance of the top three winners/losers, plus an awards ceremony with presentation of the coveted Golden Pineapple for "Best Worst" play. Admission will be free of charge to those who have attended the festival, although reservations are required due to limited seating.
Open:   08/10/05
Close:   08/27/05

Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm
Theater:   Downtown Arts Center
Address:   203 Avenue A
New York, NY
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Closest train: L cross town to 1st Avenue/14th Street, walk east one block and south on Avenue A 1 1/2 blocks. Or, take east side trains to Union Square/14th Street and walk east and south from there. All cross town buses on 14th Street stop at the corner of Avenue A.

Cost:$10.00 a night or $25.00 for all three nights
Buy Tickets Online or Call: at 212-242-6036
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