The final day of fringe is always bitter sweet. My body is ready for the end, my head isn’t.
Written by Ben Dudley
Directed by Buz Davis
Cast: Nathan Neorr, Lisa Marie-DeRoberts, Ben Dudley & Tonya McGriff
Frank is the nanny of Brandon, a 30-year-old man who lives his life as a toddler 24 hours a day. After three years, the two have grown close and Frank is troubled when he notices self-destructive tendencies in Brandon. He recruits Sandy, an altruistic but lost woman he meets at the park to go undercover as another adult baby to find what’s hurting Brandon without alerting his mother, his greatest enabler.
PUNK’S NOT DEAD AND NEITHER IS SAM (YET)
BRO CITY MAHALO CREW
Cast: Andy Simpson, Brandon Moore, Sam Rueff, Shelby Becker & Simon Nathaniel Powell
Guys! My friend Sam’s real sick – so listen. What if you only had one shot to pull off the most epic, punk as f*ck show ever, man? Nailing it would not only save “the kids,” get you the girl, free the orcas, make me famous and… Wait, what? What was the deal with Sam again? Anyway, would you do it, man? Join some good friends and – Shoeless Joe Jackson? – in this punk as f*ck catastrophe.
THE 4TH GRADERS PRESENT AN UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Intern Company
Directed by Ben Raanan
Cast: Kendra Beitzel, Lauren Bowler, Brendan Getches, Katie Groneman, Joshua Harris, Stephen Kell & Daniela Nenova
When 4th grader Johnny shoots himself, he leaves behind a play as a suicide note that the kids in his class are forced to perform as a memorial. As friends and bullies assume the roles of Johnny and his classmates, a heartbreaking, darkly curious story emerges, offering a glimpse into the motivation behind Johnny’s actions.