Smash The Patriarchy March 24 & 25
Posted by: Official_Press_Release 10:37 am EDT 03/15/17


The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists are pleased to announce, SMASH THE PATRIARCHY, a special all-ladies edition of their celebrated late night show, THE INFINITE WRENCH, that unleashes a barrage of short plays 50 weeks a year. The shows will be presented at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003) on Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th at 10:30pm.

SMASH THE PATRIARCHY celebrates and dissects all that it means to be female by presenting honest experiences, biting social commentary and riotously funny observations. A diverse cast of women will deliver an eclectic menu of original plays in a patriarchal smashing weekend! “We want to honor and celebrate women during women's history month,” says ensemble member Meg Bashwiner. “This show certainly does that in the dynamic, hilarious, radical and uplifting way that only the New York Neo-Futurists can deliver.”

The New York Neo-Futurists are a collective of wildly productive writer-director-performers that create theater that is fusion of sport, poetry and living-newspaper; non-illusory, interactive performance that conveys experiences and ideas as directly and honestly as possible; immediate, irreproducible events at affordable prices.

The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays each one offering something different, be it funny, profound, elegant, disgusting, topical, irrelevant, terrifying, or a song. All are truthful and tackle the here-and-now, inspired by the lived experiences of the performers. With new plays every week, The Infinite Wrench is the Neo-Futurists’ ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to diverse audiences.

The New York Neo-Futurists performing in Smash The Patriarchy are Cara Francis, Kyra Sims, Lindsay Brandon Hunter, Marta Rainer, Meg Bashwiner, Nessa Norich and Nicole Hill.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at nynf.org, or by calling 866-811-4111.

Who: New York Neo-Futurists
Where: The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street
When: March 24 & 25 at 10:30pm
How: nynf.org or 866-811-4111.

About the New York Neo-Futurists
Since opening in Brooklyn in 2004 the New York Neo-Futurists have premiered almost 4,500 plays and have become a downtown New York institution. In addition to performing The Infinite Wrench fifty weeks a year and producing Too Much Light Makes The Baby Goes Blind from 2004 through 2016, the New York Neo-Futurists have been a stalwart presence in the Off-Off Broadway community, having won numerous Innovative Theatre Awards and Drama Desk Nominations. For more information, visit www.nynf.org.

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