Grain of Sand Theatre, winner of the Capital Fringe Festival’s 2011 Best Drama Award for Hamlet:Reframed and 2013 Best Drama Award for Tell Tale is pleased to announce its return to the Capital Fringe Festival with The Greatest Science Fiction Show (no one’s ever seen)

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Grain of Sand Theatre Company Presents

The Greatest Science Fiction Show (no one’s ever seen)

WHAT: Its Galaxy Quest meets feminist Star Trek in this hilarious parody of all of your favorite science fiction shows. Grain of Sand Theatre, winner of the Capital Fringe Festival’s 2011 Best Drama

 

Award for Hamlet:Reframed and 2013 Best Drama Award for Tell Tale make their long awaited return to Fringe with this raucous comedy parody of syndicated science fiction classics. Julie’s hunt for a long- lost SciFi show takes a surreal turn. With the help of a local comic book store owner, she uncovers truths about the past that might just save the future. But is the truth just science fiction? Written by Pamela

H. Leahigh and originally staged as a 4 part serial for Hope Operas this side splittingly funny show will whisk you away to a galaxy not so far away. Directed by Sara Bickler, director of Capital Fringe’s 2014 Best Drama Award Winner and sold out hit R+J: Star Cross’d

Deathmatch, the uproarious cast features Beth Amann, Jennifer Berry, Christopher Herring, Christopher Holbert, Luke Morris, Aubri O’Connor, Paolo Santayana and Stephanie Svec.

The show runs approximately 70 minutes. Some adult themes.

SHOWTIMES:

Thu. July 7th at 7:00 pm Sun. July 10th at 9:00 pm Fri. July 15th at 8:15pm Sat. July 16th at 7:00pm Tue. July 19th at 7:00pm Fri. July 22nd at 10:30pm

WHERE: Upstairs Theatre

Logan Fringe Arts Space 1358 Florida Ave NE

DC

TICKETS: capitalfringe.org or by calling 866-811-4111

ONLINE: https://www.capitalfringe.org/events/943-the-greatest-science-fiction-show-no-one-s-ever-seen

WHO: Grain of Sand Theatre is a professional company dedicated to telling stories that stimulate the audience and artist by exploring the unusual through the familiar, and the familiar through the unusual. DC Theatre Scene describes our work as “by far one of Capital Fringeʼs guiltiest pleasures.” Grain of Sand Theatre is a two time recipient of the Audience Choice Award for Best Drama at the Capital Fringe Festival for Hamlet: Reframed in 2012 and Tell Tale in 2013.

 

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About Capital Fringe:

At Capital Fringe our focus is on expanding audience’s appetites for independent theatre, music, art, dance and unclassifiable forms of live performance and visual art. Capital Fringe is a catalyst for cultural and community development, and a destination that brings artists and audiences together. Capital Fringe thrives on amplifying the vibrancy of DC’s independent arts community and enriches the lives of those who reside, work and visit here.

As a non-profit business Capital Fringe is made possible by: Reva and David Logan Foundation, Nora Roberts Foundation, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The City Fund, Dallas Morse Coors Foundation, Prince Charitable Trust, Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Share Fund of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, MARPAT Foundation, DC Public Library Foundation, PNC Bank, Fringe Board of Directors and Fringe individual donors and members.

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