- 1. As Far As We Know
UnCommon Cause theater company’s drama about the real-life events surrounding the disappearance of SSG Keith “Matt” Maupin, the only American soldier still unaccounted for in Iraq.
- 2. Hillary Agonistes
Nick Salamone’s dark comedy about a day in the near future when 65 million people disappear and how President Hillary Clinton must figure out where they’ve all gone.
- 3. Roxy Font
Liza Lentini’s tale about the misadventures of a three-footed prostitute and how she rose to fame.
- 4. Juliet
András Visky’s drama about a Hungarian woman held in a Romanian detention camp with her seven children while her husband is in a Communist prison.
- 5. Days and Nights: Page 121, Lines 11 and 12
Marc Stuart Weitz’s new play that blends dialogue from The Seagull with the characters and circumstances from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
August means the Fringe Festival—this time with more than 200 shows debuting all over downtown. Here, five of the most promising.
August 10–26; schedule varies, check fringenyc.org for dates and locations; $15; call 212-279-4488 for tickets.