An evening of funny and smart original solo shows. Two performances only!
How I Became An Astronaut by Fara Greenbaum:
One night, in the depths of despair, a woman gets hungry, buys a sandwich, and is inspired to change her life—discovering that she is allowed to pursue any dream she has...even becoming an astronaut if she damn well wants to.
Dirty Paki Lingerie by Aizzah Fatima:
Dirty Paki Lingerie gives a heart-breaking glimpse into the complicated lives of American Muslim Pakistani women at the juncture of two different cultures.
The Make-Out Queen by Bronwen Prosser:
Sometimes a kiss is just a kiss, but when it’s not…damn.
About the Company: tongue in cheek theater productions
Tongue in Cheek Theater is an independent theater company dedicated to producing seriously funny theater. Its mission is to tell stories which resonate with universal truth and which make its audiences laugh in recognition of those truths. About the company’s production of PROOF, Nicole Bournas-Ney of NYTheatre.com called it “first rate. Auburn's story is given vivid life by a quartet of talented actors...exceptional.” Heather Violanti of TheaterOnline.com said, “Tongue in Cheek Theater’s revival of PROOF is delicately nuanced, graced with fine performances and a clear-eyed dedication to the script...a memorable evening of theater.”
Sunday, May 2 and Monday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Theater: Bridge Theater at Shetler
Address: 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor
Cost:$17 in advance, $20 at the door
Buy Tickets Online or Call: SmartTix at 212-868-4444
Fara Greenbaum How I Became An Astronaut
Fara Greenbaum is a comedian and dancer in New York City, performing stand-up, sketch, improv comedy and modern dance. She is currently shooting the independent film The Comic in which she has been cast as herself, only angrier. Fara has a B.A. in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.A. in Film and Television Studies from The University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Aizzah Fatima Dirty Paki Lingerie
Aizzah is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Recent performances include Dear Brutus, Last Summer At Bluefish Cove, The Vagina Monologues, and the original ensemble piece Ripe For The Picking. Her film credits include Albert & Alice, It's All Been Arranged, and Dejeration. Aizzah has appeared on TV in Food Network’s Food Detectives. Dirty Paki Lingerie is the first solo show she has written.
Bronwen Prosser The Make-Out Queen
Bronwen is a graduate of the Atlantic Theater Acting School and a founding member of the Common Tongue Theatre Co. New York: Family Album, The Picasso Project, Cruise Control. Chicago: Kill the Old Torture Their Young (premiere). Boston: The Maids, 4.48 Psychosis, The Balcony. Bronwen can be seen as the featured guest star in a webisode of Spark-Series, appearing this summer on sundancechannel.com. She also received a Best Actress award for her lead role in the short film Breaker, and is currently adapting The Make-Out Queen into a feature film, with shooting scheduled to begin this fall.