Performances May 1 to May 18th at 7:30 or 8:00pm
West of Lenin, Fremont
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Includes a reserved seat in prime location and a free glass of wine or beer upon arrival. In addition, you will thanked by name in the curtain speech as the rock star that you are.
*Proceeds from your purchase will go towards our subsidized admission program, allowing people of all economic backgrounds a chance to participate in the creation of live art. Thank you for your generous support!
Opening Night VIP + Reception:
Join us on Opening Night for a VIP Reception on the stage 30mins before the show starts. You will get first access to the theater, where we will have a champagne toast on the stage. In addition, you will get a reserved seat in prime location. In addition, you will thanked by name in the curtain speech as the rock star that you are.
*Proceeds from your purchase will go towards our subsidized admission program, allowing people of all economic backgrounds a chance to participate in the creation of live art. Thank you for your generous support!"
NO REFUNDS / NO EXCHANGES / NO LATE SEATING
Forward Flux Productions is thrilled to present PILGRIMS by Claire Kiechel. This play was workshopped in our Studio for four weeks last year working closely with the playwright, and we are excited to remount it as a full production for its’ West Coast premiere. Emily Penick, Forward Flux’s Creative Director, is returning as director. The cast features Chris Shea and Meghan Dolbey as the Soldier and the Girl, and Alaji Marie returns as Jasmine the Robot.
During the Studio last year, audiences had the opportunity to provide valuable feedback after each presentation - that feedback was provided to the playwright and now has been incorporated into the final draft of the play. If you saw it at the Studio, or if this will be your first time, you do not want to miss this wild ride through the universe and our own dark fears.
About the play:
On a ship to colonize a newly discovered planet, a soldier, a girl, and a robot find themselves quarantined together in a cabin and are forced to explore their own traumatic pasts and roles in a dying society.
Run time: 90mins, no intermission
CONTENT WARNING: Nudity and sexual violence.
Special thanks to our show sponsor:
Soldier - Chris Shea
Girl - Meghan Dolbey
Jasmine (a robot) - Alaji Marie
Director: Emily Penick
Production Manager: Andy Buffelen
Stage Manager: Natalie H. Berg
Costume Design: Nova Dobrev
Lighting Design: Lily McLeod
Sound Design: Ryan Scott
Technical Director / Set Builder: Justin Duffiance
Set Design: Emily Penick
Assistant Director: Elizabeth Wu