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Fishin’In Brooklyn

Benefiting: Providence Rock
Produced by Fishin’In Brooklyn
Written by LaTonia Phipps
Directed by Christopher Burris
Drummed by Arthur Toombs Jr
Performed by LaTonia Phipps
Image: Markglennstudios.com
Graphics: songpaint.carbonmade.com

“Fishin’In Brooklyn,” is a heart-wrenching story of a mother and daughter’s love. We follow a young performer turned writer as she struggles to meet the deadline of her first novel. All goes “WRITE” when she unknowingly gets help from her late mother. Infusing slam poetry, dance, and African drumming. In it, LaTonia Phipps, “a solo-de-force”, portrays 27 characters.”

Genre: Comedy, Experimental, Drama, African American Issues, LGBT Issues, Women’s Issues, Play, Solo Performance and Poetry

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$18 General Admission
$9.00 for Film/Music Participants
FREE for Theatre Festivity Participants

Saturday 6/9/12 – 6:30pm = Performance #1
Thursday 6/14/12 – 5:30pm = Performance #2
Thursday 6/21/12 – 4:00pm = Performance #3
Saturday 6/23/12 – 1:00pm = Performance #4

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90 Minutes


At Bleecker Street Theatre (Downstairs)
45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Conveniently located near:
Bleecker St (4 & 6)
Broadway – Lafayette St (B, D, F, M)
Prince St (N, R)

This is what the artists who created this production are doing for their charity:

“We will be writing about Providence Rock in our program and we will be collecting financial contributions for them at our show. We will be collecting goods (canned food, used clothing, etc.) for them at our show and we will be hosting a benefit for them in the Festivity Lounge. We will be hosting a benefit for them outside of the Festivity Lounge as well as volunteering our time for them.”

This is what the artists who created this production did to make it an eco-friendly production!

Promoting walking, biking and public transportation to and from rehearsals, auditions and performances., Encouraging car-pooling., Sourcing materials from organizations that either benefit charity or reduce/reuse waste (e.g. Materials for the Arts, Build-It-Green, Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc.), Set/costumes and/or props exclusively using re-purposed or recycled material, All costumes will be donated after the production. , Committing to sharing/borrowing materials vs. than purchasing new ones., Recycling design elements from previous productions., Properly disposing of scenery, costumes, and props by donating, reusing and recycling where possible., Using minimal design elements., Virtual set design – use of film projection to create virtual dramatic world., Will not purchase any new items., Avoiding materials with heavy fragrances or harsh chemicals., Maximize use of practical lighting., Adopting green habits outside of working on the show., Encourage promotion of energy efficient lighting and turn out the lights when not in use., Promoting the use of reusable water bottles, cups, plates, utensils etc., Properly recycle paper, bottles and other items., Using laptops or smart phones in place of some or all rehearsal drafts., Printing double-sided, Providing reusable water bottles to the cast., Rehearsing in a sustainable or LEED-certified environment., Encouraging online communication for the artists and reducing the amount of printed communications., Using soy-based inks for the printing of postcards and other marketing materials., Encouraging online communication for the use of audition materials, welcome packets, press packets, and any other correspondence with industry., Utilizing paperless marketing tools (e.g. website, blogs, facebook, twitter and email)., Using an online playbill, Recycling/re-using playbills/Festibills, Recycling/re-using tickets, Printing playbills and postcards on recycled paper.

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