Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The Found Theater presents Tales at the Philly Fringe Festival

After last year’s provocative production of Something With Wings, Felipe Vergara and the Found Theater Company return to the Philadelphia Live-Arts Fringe Festival with a new set of questions, ideologies, and directions with Tales. This year the company will attempt to find out why we tell stories. What is it about the narrative that has been so influential to our society? Why have stories affected our lives so much?

Tales is loosely based on Ovid’s Tristia, an ancient story of the poet’s journey into exile. Found cast members, with Felipe, have adapted the text while weaving in personal stories. By allowing the audiences to move organically through the piece, the emotional stakes are raised. Using music, dance, and poetic dialogue, Tales’ avant-garde nature creates a new way one can look at theatre and, in turn, storytelling.

Where: Bookspace, 1113 Frankford Avenue (1/2 block south of Girard Ave), Philadelphia, PA 19125

When: September 3rd – 18th, 2010
Sept. 3,4,8,9,10,11,14,15,16,17,18 at 8:00 P.M
Sept. 12 at 4:00 P.M.
Sept. 17 at 12:00 Midnight

Tickets $15 for adults
$10 for students (with a valid student ID)
Tickets are available at

Kerry Brind A’mour
Laura Edoff
Alison Hoban
Sara Yoko Howard
Sean Lally
Claire Lenahan
Lee Minora
Phoebe Schaub
Kathryn Sullivan
Joe Wozniak

Artistic Staff:
Felipe Vergara Writer/Director
Lee Minora Producer
Joe Wozniak Producer
Marcelo Rueda Choreographer
Jeff Wallace Lighting Designer
Jayme Adams Stage Manager
Amber Emory Stage Manager

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