VILE AFFECTIONS

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Lesbian+Gay
©Horacio Molina
by Vanda

Vile Affections opens in 1620 when Mother Benedetta Carlini is about to be investigated for being a false mystic. It is eleven years before Gallileo is brought before the Holy Inquisition so there is cautious talk of a sun centric universe. During Mother Carlini's investigation the earth does, indeed, become uprooted from its usual place in the universe: the investigators uncover the first written record of a lesbian relationship. Vile Affections is based on a true story. It is part of the New York International Fringe Festival
About the Company: Emerging Artists Theatre Company

Founded in 1993, the mission of EMERGING ARTISTS THEATRE is to provide a dynamic home for emerging writers and artists, to develop their work from an idea to a fully realized production.

In the past 16 years, EAT has premiered over 275 new works, garnered a Drama Desk Award nomination for Capathia Jenkins in (Mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story, received the American Theatre Wing Award for Consistent Excellence in Theatre, and was named Best Off Off Broadway Theater Company in NYC for Actors to Work With by Back Stage.

During its 2009- 2010 season, under the Artistic Direction of Paul Adams, EAT will showcase over two-dozen new works.

Open:   08/12/06
Close:   08/26/06

Schedule:
Sat., Aug 12 @ 4:30p; Sat, Aug 19 @ 9:30p; Thur, Aug 24 @ 9p; Fri, Aug 25 @ 5:30; Sat, Aug, 26 @ 2:15p
Theater:   Linhart Theater
Address:   440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY
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Cost:$15.00.
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Presented by: Emerging Artists Theatre Company         Official Web Site: www.eatheatre.org