2015 Capital Fringe Preview #6: Preview Article: ‘Girl Versus Corinth’ by Danny Baird and Michael Windsor

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Medea’s back and she’s putting the pulse back in expulsion! The feminist revolution is in full swing, and Medea’s been resurrected by a band of feminist specters who are ready to riot grrrl. In Girl Versus Corinth, there’s nothing that can stop these prominent she-beasts from making their voices heard. With a score of electronic music to back the beltings of these bad bitches gone by, the waves of feminism unite in a tsunami of sound- lending their spirits to the modern fight for equality.

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Monumental Theatre Company and Jenna Lloyd in conjunction with the Catholic University Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present Girl Versus Corinth. The show will run as part of the 10th Anniversary Capital Fringe Festival. Performances will take place at Ward Hall on the campus of Catholic University. The show will run at various times in the festival July 10-23, 2015. After Monumental Theatre’s hugely successful Sex Swap: A Gender Bender CabaretGirl Versus Corinth is the their first full-length production.

Girl Versus Corinth features: Sarah Anne Sillers (Visible Language [2015 Helen Hayes Nominee] – WSC Avant Bard; Othello and The Comedy of Errors – Lean&Hungry Theater; SHOUT! The Mod Musical – Creative Cauldron), Sherry Berg (Sketch! and Boeing Boeing – No Rules Theatre Co.; Sylvia – NextStop Theatre; The Rocky Horror Show – Studio Theatre; The Full Monty and Working – Keegan Theatre), Catherine Purcell (Carousel and Godspell – Catholic University), Tatiana Wechsler (Carousel – Lincoln Center; Ragtime and Spring Awakening – NYU Tisch; The Wild Party and Company – NYU New Studio), and Stephen Russell Murray (R&G Are Dead – Folger Theatre; A House of Glass – Arena Stage; Spin and Sunday in the Park with George – Signature Theatre; Spring Awakening – Keegan Theatre; Never the Sinner – 1st Stage). Tess Owen (Carousel and Godspell – Catholic University; Les Miserables – Montgomery College SDT). Emily Lentz (Beaches – Signature Theatre; Grease – Toby’s Dinner Theatre).

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Director Catie Davis, the Writer is Danny Baird, Choreographer Jelani Alladin (Choir Boy – Studio Theatre), Producer Jenna Lloyd & Monumental Theatre Company (Jimmy Mavrikes, Michael Windsor, and Beth Amann) come together to bring this spectacle to life. The production features the work of designers Mark Costello (Video,) AC Gottlieb (Costumes,) and Katy Atwell (Lighting). The production stage manager is Alannah O’Hagan;

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Tickets will go on sale this upcoming Monday, June 22, 2015 through the Capital Fringe website: CapitalFringe.org

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