something borrowed, something blue

Thinking Person’s Theatre presents

(as part of the 4th annual undergroundzero festival)

Blue Dress Reduction
Bridesmaids. Sleazy groomsmen. A chronicle into adulthood.

Blue Dress Reduction, a workshop performance, follows a wedding weekend full of foibles, folly, and faux pas—ultimately exploring the nature of modern-day friendship and what it means to say goodbye. Three childhood friends, (Bent, Hoo and Stevenson; directed by Meghan Finn) reunite to tell their story as bridesmaids at an English countryside affair. As the trio navigates the tensions between the bride’s ashram-going Jewish family and the groom’s upper crust Brit clan, they must tag along on a quest for “wedding weed,” endure “luxury loos,” and encounter a parade of wedding party characters including great dames and sleazy groomsmen. Can childhood bonds survive the tests of travel—and weddings—on foreign soil? Why do people have to grow up and change? Social calamities, travel mishaps, (dis)invitations, and misunderstood emails are exposed through storytelling, video, song, and dance. Though a satiric romp in tone, at the heart of Blue Dress Reduction is an exploration of the growing pains into adulthood.

All performances are at PS 122
150 1st Ave (b/w 9th and 10th streets)
downstairs theatre

Tuesday July 20 at 7.30pm
Wednesday July 21 at 7.30pm
Thursday July 22 at 9.30pm
Friday July 23 at 7.30pm
Saturday July 24 at 7.30pm

Tickets online at www.ps122.org or by phone TheaterMania 212.352.3101

kippy notes: such glitterati as jeff jones have already attended. tonight fashion news director from ELLE magazine anne slowey is purported to show and helen shaw from Time Out New York has claimed “I can be sure I won’t be missing Blue Dress Reduction“.

buy your tix in advance kids!

xx,
kippy

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