The Further Adventures of a Teen Detective and Her Dog

CFF22_Jinkies logo(CINCINNATI, OHIO) –  JiNKiES! at the 2022 Cincinnati Fringe Theatre Festival, June 3–June 18. A follow-up to their 2019 hit, JINKIES! is the thrilling next adventure in the life of a very meddlesome duo. This hilarious escapade is perfect for both newcomers and returning fans alike and finally answers the question, “What if the Hardy Boys wanted to burn this shit down?”

From the creative force behind 2021’s award winning show You Will Live Under the Sea comes an opioid-fueled dive into the world of latch-key children and the haunted, dangerous places that mischief leads. PICK-OF-THE-FRINGE winners Bridget Leak, Jordan Trovillion and Trey Tatum return with a fresh look at the teen detective genre.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES FOR QUEEN CITY FLASH

  • 2021  Cincy Fringe All-Access Pick- You Will Live Under the Sea
  • 2020 Cincy Fringe All-Access Pick – Killjoy, Ohio
  • 2020 The Young-Howze Theatre Awards,  Show of the Year Winner – Killjoy, Ohio
  • 2019 Cincy Fringe All-Access Pick – Zoinks!
  • 2018 Cincy Fringe All-Access Pick- Alabama Monster
  • 2014 Cincy Fringe Artist Pick – Slut Shaming 

INTERNATIONAL PRAISE

  • ★★★★★ STARS – Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Alabama Monster
  • ★★★★ STARS – CBC, Alabama Monster
  • ★★★★ STARS – Winnipeg Free Press, Alabama Monster 

THE CREATIVE TEAM

  • Written by Trey Tatum
  • Directed by Bridget Leak
  • Performed by Jordan Trovillion & Trey Tatum
  • Design: Grayson Halonen (Lighting and Puppet Design), Liam Belluso (Lighting, Set, and Puppet Design), and Lucas Wall (Sound and Puppet Design)

SEE JiNKiES! AT THE CINCY FRINGE FESTIVAL!

TICKETS:  Tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at https://cincyfringe.com/jinkies/

VENUE: Art Academy Room 402 (A402), 1212 Jackson St. Cincinnati, OH 45202

SHOW DATES AND TIMES (60 MINUTES): Saturday June 4 at 3:45pm; Sunday June 5 at 5:30; Thursday June 9 at 7:15pm; Saturday June 11 at 9pm; Sunday June 12 at 2pm; Wednesday June 15 at 7:15pm, Thursday June 16 at 9pm

PRICING: $16 plus $1 ticketing fee. Multi-show passes available

RATING: PG-13 (13+)

Previous Queen City Flash Productions at Cincy Fringe:

  • 2021 – You Will live Under the Sea
  • 2020 – Killjoy, Ohio
  • 2019 – Zoinks!
  • 2018 – of Monster Descent
  • 2017 – The Disappearance of Nicole of Jacobs
  • 2016 – The Midnight Express
  • 2015 – Shelter (with Pones)
  • 2014 – Slut Shaming 

ABOUT TREY TATUM: Trey Tatum is a playwright / composer from Cincinnati, Ohio. Recent credits include ZOINKS!, a Nancy Drew send-up about the opioid epidemic, Alabama Monster, his solo show about mental illness, family ties and creatures that lie just out of sight, and JALZ, a remake of the blockbuster movie JAWS that examines Alzheimer’s disease, end of life care and family legacy. For the past four seasons, Trey has been composer for Playhouse in the Park’s Off the Hill Education Touring Series. Current Projects include Have Monster, Will Travel, a new audio fiction podcast about road trips, monsters and the meaning of family. Trey makes theatre and mischief with his wife, director Bridget Leak. treytatum.com

ABOUT JORDAN TROVILLION: Jordan Trovillion is so happy to be reprising her role of Nolan Blackwell; Teen Sleuth, Girl Detective, from the 2019 Cincinnati Fringe Festival Pick of the Fringe Award Winner “Zoinks!” Interim credits include “Queen” (Ariel) at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, “All’s Faire” (Johnson) at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, “Silent Sky” (Henrietta Leavitt) at Falcon Theatre, and “You Will Live Under the Sea” with Queen City Flash at the 2021 Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Other favorite shows include “Puffs” (Susie Bones track) and “The Absentee” (Operator) with Know Theatre of Cincinnati. Jordan is a member of SAG/AFTRA and has performed in various films and television shows, including “The Old Man and the Gun,” “My Days of Mercy,” “Jack Reacher,” and Comedy Central’s “Detroiters.” She is one half of the pair of proprietors of a mysterious magic shop in Covington, a freelance illustrator, and used to be in a cover band.

ABOUT BRIDGET LEAK: Bridget Leak is a freelance director and co-founder of Queen City Flash. Previous directing credits; Queen (Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati), Actually (Playhouse in the Park), Playhouse’s Off-the-Hill Series, and both digital and live productions for the Cincy Fringe Festival. Upcoming productions: more episodes of the podcast Have Monster Will Travel produced by Queen City Flash. Bridget is a People’s Liberty Grant recipient and a Cincinnati Arts Ambassador Fellow. She was recently featured in Movers & Makers, American Theatre Magazine and had her work highlighted in Teaching Theatre magazine, a publication of EdTA. Bridget teaches at Xavier University and has directed at Xavier and Miami University. Bridget has her M.F.A. in Directing from the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. She calls East Price Hill home with her husband, playwright-composer Trey Tatum, infant Wilder and pups “Pocket” & “Lint” bridgetleak.com

ABOUT QUEEN CITY FLASH

Queen City Flash is Director Bridget Leak and Playwright/Composer Trey Tatum. We are committed to: Creating. New. Plays. Critically-acclaimed original works, emboldened by experiments with form, augmented with original music, and deepened by collaborations with neighbors and partners. Money in people’s pockets, not on the walls.  Where a minimum of 51% of the budget goes to paying local artists, not sustaining venues or overhead. Open Access. Creating experiences that an entire family can afford, enjoyed in transformed and relaxed environments.

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