5-Minute Fringe: Finding Home

5-Minute Fringe: Finding Home

Don’t miss twelve new works by local playwrights and performing artists – the 5-Minute Fringe:  Friday, February 22 at 8pm; Saturday, February 23 at 8pm; Sunday, February 24 at 2pm at the Yocum Institute for the Arts, 3000 Penn Avenue, West Lawn, PA.  Tickets $15.

The 5-Minute Fringe gives creative artists a platform to develop new and experimental work on a small scale, and it gives audiences a glimpse into the minds of local performers and writers.

This year’s theme is Finding Home, explored through music, words, and movement by:Jayne Brown – Home Without the Hub – memoir

  • Christine Cieplinski – Low Moan to Growl – story
  • Emily Hannon – There’s No Place Like Home? – letters and commentary
  • Chris Heslop and Vicki Haller Graff – George Washington’s Greatest Hits – music and singing
  • Santo Marabella – Work Will Bring You Home – a new play directed by Santo Marabella with Kirk Lawrence Howard and Susan Casentini
  • David Nice – 12th Street – a new play directed by Sean Sassaman with Amy Young and Lauren White
  • Chris Paolini – Peter Pan Goes Over the Rainbow – Part II – movement and singing
  • Adam Richter – Dancing Lesson – a new play directed by John Gancar with Kirk Lawrence Howard and Robin Payne
  • Rachel Skye – Mi Vida Aloha – piano, poetry, and memoryJessica Warchal-King – Shed – contemporary dance

Plus two original works by the Yocum Institute for the Arts Teen Ensemble