SAVE The CONEY ISLANd SideShow
Freaks Don't Cry | Coney Island USA | 1208 Surf Avenue in Coney Island
MARCH 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19 | ALL SHOWS START @ 8PM
This is an immersive performance that requires you to stand and walk for the show. The show lasts approximately 90 minutes. House opens at 7:30PM and there is a bar where drinks may be purchased. There will be no late seating, please be at the theatre before 8PM
Strobe lighting effects will be used during this performance. Patrons that may suffer from epilepsy & other visual light stimulation effects should take this into consideration before purchasing tickets.
Freaks Don't Cry is an immersive experience inspired by Coney Island's acclaimed sideshow. The year is 1975 and none other than Fred Trump is seeking to evict the resident freaks from their home. Our cast is seeking a daring audience, enthusiastic about joining the act and helping to save the sideshow from obscurity. We are also inviting the possibility of a single audience member getting to be initiated as an honorary freak for the night. Perhaps we will finally learn the true price of transformation.
CONCEIVED BY KENDRA SLACK & JORDAN CHLAPECKA
Directed by KENDRA SLACK
Original Text and Movement by The Company
1208 Surf Avenue in Coney Island
March 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19
Based on Hans Christen Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid'
Original Music by Stephen Bennett, Justin Boccitto, and Brendan Littlefield
Steve Moore as Andersen
Jordan Chlapecka as The Showman
Tessa Fairey as The Tatooed Princess
Rita McCan as The Bearded Lady
Shan Y. Chuang as The Girl
Musicians: Stephen Bennett, Heidi Clark, and Brenden Littlefield (Music Director)
Costumes by Nicholas Smith
Illusions designed by Steve Moore
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