FringeJR 2015



FringeJR…it’s FringeNYC for the whole family!

These productions are specifically recommended for families and groups with children ages five (5) to twelve (12). $13 FringeJR tickets will be available to the youngsters for all FringeJR shows and may only be purchased in person: Either in advance (the day before the performance) at FringeCENTRAL (cash or credit card), or at the box office where the show is playing 15 minutes prior to curtain (credit card only).

All FringeJR Shows are at VENUE #7: The Theater at the 14th Street Y!

The Commedia Rapunzel

The Spaghetti and Meatball Players

Writer: Sam LaFrage (Book and Lyrics)

Director: Sam LaFrage and Dennis Corsi

Choreographer: Sam LaFrage

Expect the unexpected as the Spaghetti and Meatball Players, a troupe of poor traveling “Italian” actors, present a zany musical romp through a twisted version of the fairytale “Rapunzel” done in the style of Commedia dell’ Arte!

1hr 20m, Harlem, NY, Comedy

FRI 14 @ 5; SUN 16 @ NOON; THU 20 @ 2; SAT 22 @ 3:30; WED 26 @ 6:30




Haunted Holliot Hildorf Hotel and Shadow’s Unicycle

Jamey Hood and Open Hydrant Theater Company

Writer: Jamey Hood

Director: Sarah Rosenberg and Luis Cardenas

Eight-year-old Helen Ivy Bunter is a world renowned ghost hunter and Shadow is just your average tween ghoul who desperately needs chocolate. Two adventures! Featuring professional ghosts, a temperamental boiler and pajama-clad zombies. Theater for kids performed by kids!

1hr, Bronx, NY, Comedy

SAT 15 @ NOON; FRI 21 @ 7; THU 27 @ 2; SAT 29 @ 6; SUN 30 @ NOON




Ideas, Not Theories

Reynaliz Herrera

Writer: Music and Script by Reynaliz Herrera

Director: Reynaliz Herrera

This theatrical percussion show portrays quirky characters making music out of bicycles, water, tap and body percussion, marimbas and more. Innovative and dynamic original music intertwines with an imaginative storyline making this unique performance equally entertaining for adults and children.

45m, Boston, MA, Musical/Opera

SAT 15 @ 3:30; SUN 16 @ 2:15; FRI 21 @ 3:45; SUN 23 @ 1:45; SAT 29 @ 8





Writer: Rebecca Aparicio, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Anthony Elkins

Director: Rebecca Aparicio

Based on the real-life events of Operación Pedro Pan, a young boy named Pedro is sent alone to the U.S. to escape the dangers of 1962 Havana. Pedro must then navigate becoming an “American” without losing his cultural identity.

1hr, Queens, NY, Musical/Opera

SUN 16 @ 3:45; WED 19 @ 2; SAT 22 @ 1:45; TUE 25 @ 2; FRI 28 @ 2




Rapunzel in the Wild West

WhatFun! Theatre

Writer: Bobby Becher, Ashley Mills, Marc de la Concha, Ashley Whiting, Music and Lyrics by Bobby Becher and Ralph Krumins, add’l Music/Lyrics by Ashley Mills

Director: Ashley Mills, Music Director: Bobby Becher

Choreographer: Ashley Mills

The evil Bandit Queen is robbing every town in the West. Can Rapunzel and her famous hair-lasso save the day and prove she’s more than just a lady? Join this interactive melodrama, and help Rapunzel lasso the Bandit Queen!

50m, Manhattan, NY, Musical/Opera

SAT 15 @ 1:45; WED 19 @ 4:45; SAT 22 @ NOON; WED 26 @ 2; FRI 28 @ 7





Little Did Productions

Writer: Little Did Productions, Music by Luke Santy

Director: Jessica Marie Lorence

Sun is missing. Only 11-year-old Solina can find Sun and save the world from eternal night. Solina ventures into an endless nightscape, where puppets made of light, cloth, and paper sing and play live music to illustrate this unfamiliar world.

1hr, Manhattan, NY, Puppetry

TUE 18 @ 2; FRI 21 @ 5:15; SUN 23 @ NOON; TUE 25 @ 7; THU 27 @ 5:15



Fort FringeJR – FREE!

FREE Fort FringeJR events are open to kids of all ages looking for an afternoon of crafts and fun! Come hang out with the characters from your favorite FringeJR shows and enjoy snippets from the shows, all while doing fun art projects!



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