Starring Jonathan Gordon and Justin O’Neill. Produced by Abby Colella and Jenny Gorelick. Sound design by Nicolas Jaar. Lights/Tech by Helen Diagama.
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AS THE BOAT APPROACHES is a new play featuring warriors, sailors, dinosaurs, the creation of the universe, and two guys mysteriously stranded on a tiny desert island. No props, no set, just two actors and your imagination.
The KRAINE THEATRE 85 E 4th Street (Bowery & 2nd Avenue), Fringe Venue #11
SHOWTIMES (the show is only being performed on these five dates):
FRI August 12 @ 8:15 Pm; MON August 15 @ 8:30 Pm; WED August 17 @ 4:45 Pm; FRI August 19 @ 4:45 Pm; SAT August 20 @ NOON
Tickets $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Online and phone sales begin July 22nd.
For online tickets visit www.FringeNYC.org, click the “Shows” tab and click “Buy tickets.” Then follow the directions to buy tickets for AS THE BOAT APPROACHES.
To order tickets by phone call FringeNYC at 866.468.7619 anytime from 9am-7pm.
To buy your tickets in person prior to the show, go to FringeCentral, 45 Bleecker St (at Lafayette), starting July 29th, open every day from noon to 8pm.
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CONTACT US AT: ASTHEBOATAPPROACHES@GMAIL.COM or by calling us at (908) 420 9858
JUSTIN KURITZKES is a playwright, actor, and improviser. He was born in Los Angeles, California and has lived there for most of his life. He has won various playwriting contests, and his work has been featured in festivals across the country. These include: The 2011 Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary Festival One Act Competition and the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival. His play Growth was a finalist for the 2011 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. His short play Hawaii was performed for Edward Albee at a Playwrights Project benefit celebrating Mr. Albee’s 80th birthday in La Jolla, California in March 2008. Justin is currently a student at Brown University, where he studies Philosophy and Playwriting. He has been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America since January 2010.
JONATHAN GORDON (left) recently graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in American Civilization. Favorite acting credits in college include Serge (Art), Chebutykin (Three Sisters), and El Fayoumy (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot). Jonathan’s four-year involvement with Brown’s only longform improvisation troupe, Starla and Sons, has fostered a deep engagement with improvisational comedy. In April of 2011, Jonathan performed his first solo show at Brown University, The Real Realness of the Real Orange County. He is currently performing in The Killing of Michael X, a New Film By Celia Wallace, as part of the Brown/Trinity Playwright’s Repertory.
JUSTIN O’NEILL (right) is a writer, director, and performer. He graduated from Brown University in the Spring of 2011 with a degree in English. Justin was a member of Starla & Sons, Brown’s only fastpaced longform improv group, and appeared as Malcolm in the original production of As the Boat Approaches at Brown in November 2009. He currently lives in Brooklyn.