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THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID Made a Big SPLASH in FringeNYC 2011!

July 2, 2011

THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID was one of only several shows highlighted in both NEWSDAY AND  THE VILLAGE VOICE! 

AND LOOK AT WHAT THE CRITICS  AND COLUMNISTS SAID!

“A clever romp!” ~ Michael Musto, The Village Voice

“And be on the lookout for emerging writers like…Jessica Fleitman.” ~ Martin Denton, Downtown Express

“I really liked this show. I can’t stress this enough. It’s easily in my top three festival shows of all time and one of the best pieces I’ve seen in a long time.” ~ Case Aiken, nytheatre.com

“Bottom Line: THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID is a wonderfully written fairy tale about keeping your dignity through the hardships of love ~ Molly Marinik, Theatre Is Easy


early bird theatricals was THRILLED to be a producer along with Mind The Gap Theatre on the smart and quirky comedy, THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID by Jessica Fleitman as part of the The New York International Fringe Festival in August 2011!

The production was directed by Mind The Gap’s Artistic Director, Paula D’Alessandris (The Cleric at 59E59; Under The Blue Sky  at The Kraine) and featured Dawn McGee*, Vinnie Penna*, Erika Meyers, David J. Goldberg, Shannon Munley, and Daniel Cibener. (*Appeared courtesy of the Actors’ Equity Association.)

The creative team included Costume Designer Ghislaine Sabiti, Lighting Desinger Joyce Liao, Production Stage Manager Katy Moore, Movement Coach, Melissa Riker, Director of Business Development, Dana Fleitman, Graphic Desinger, Chris Espiritu, and Press Representative, Sam Morris.

SHOW DATES:

SAT 8/13 @ 3:15pm

MON 8/15 @ 9:30pm

THR 8/25 @ 6:00pm

FRI 8/26 @ 9:15pm

SAT 8/27 @ 1:00pm

FRINGE VENUE #7: 

Connelly Theater, 220 E. 4th St between Aves A&B

In THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID kindergarten teacher, Miriam Moselle magically transforms into a mermaid and unexpectedly finds herself the figurehead of a feminist movement. But when she begins to fall for an unconventional prince charming, she soon learns that you need to be careful what you fish for…

DAWN McGEE as Miriam Moselle in THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID

 Photo credits: Joe Wehry


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