Monday, January 14, 2013

Events in February and Women in Horror Month

LA PETITE MORGUE has two very exciting events coming up in February. We hope you'll join us on Saturday, February 2 at the Joria Main Stage for Bloody Gore-geous Monologues, and for the next edition of our Fresh Blood Monthly Reading Series, on Wednesday, February 6 at Happy Ending Lounge!

Bloody Gore-geous Monologues is a celebration of Women in Horror Recognition Month, and will feature monologues written by women, for women. The featured monologues include:

You Or Me
Written by Natalie Wilson
Performed by Shannon Lippert

Written by Julia Rae Maldonado
Performed by Margaret Donahue

Easy Breezy Blood-Sucking 
Written by Lisa Huberman
Performed by Dianna Jones

Eve's monologue from Rage Is Loud
Performed by Asta Paredes

Melissa’s monologue from Wolfsbane
Written by Shannon Lippert
Performed by Janice Gerlach

Maternal Instinct 
Written by Lee Masterson
Performed by Amanda Berry

Stir Fry
Written by Stephanie Swirsky
Performed by Molly Lisenco

Do You Want to Play?
Written by Christine Croyden
Performed by Chelsea Holland

Isabel's monologue from Light of Night
Written by Cecilia Copeland
Performed by Elizabeth Weitzen

Amy’s monologue from Ghost Story
Written by Rachel Bublitz 
Performed by Catherine Corcoran

Nancy’s monologue from Envy the Dead
Written by Kellie Powell
Performed by Amanda White

Jane’s monologue from Like We Wasn’t People
Written by Chelsea Terris
Performed by Ashley Biel

Joria Productions Main Stage - 260 West 36th Street, NYC. Doors will open at 7:30, and the tales of terror will begin at 8:00 sharp.

The suggested donation for admission is $10. Funds raised will benefit the Viscera Organization and WomenArts, the Fund for Women Artists. The performance contains material which is not appropriate for children or the easily traumatized. 

And a few days later, the Fresh Blood Monthly Reading Series for new horror and suspense plays returns with an evening of monster-ific terror! This month at Fresh Blood: Full Moons & Monsters, you'll encounter a werewolf (and the scientist who kidnaps her), a researcher and a photographer who observe mysterious rituals while tracking a yeti, and a man who has been suffering the curse of the dreaded jinn in three new plays that will inspire you check under the bed again and again.

  • Wolfsbane by Shannon Lippert
  • Sounds in the Wind by Timothy Kopacz
  • A Taste of Hell by Maximillian Singh Gill

And don't forget to check back soon for details on The Best of Fresh Blood, an evening of horror one-acts, March 28-31, when you'll see four of our favorite plays from the reading series come to life in full productions! We'll keep you posted on the details. 

And as always, if you're interested in getting involved with our organization, please, submit your short plays, send us your headshots, or just write us a lovely comment in the space provided. 


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