Past Events

Brian Lobel: Purge

October 5, 2014 from 7:00 PM

Purge addresses where online friendship stops and real friendship begins (and if this is a distinction that is possible or important). (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Made in China: Gym Party

October 4, 2014

Gym Party is a razor sharp and slightly dark exploration of our universal desire to win. Three intrepid contestants compete in a series of games that range from hilariously stupid to uncomfortable, arbitrary, and downright heartbreaking. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Forest Fringe Guests: Karen Davis and Friends

October 4, 2014 from 7:30 PM

The second of Forest Fringe’s invited New York guests. Jess Barbagallo will introduce the unique talents of Karen Davis and friends. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

20 Instructions for a Successful Conversation

October 4, 2014

A playful, instruction-based discussion event bringing together Forest Fringe and New York artists to talk about art, hope, politics, community and survival. First pioneered by Forest Fringe as part of PuSh Festival in Vancouver. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Deborah Pearson: The Future Show

October 4 - October 5, 2014

Playing with with what is expected, what is foreseen and what is ultimately unknowable about the future, this Sisyphean task of a show tells the story of performer Deborah Pearson’s future, starting from the end of the performance and going until the end of her life. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Brian Lobel: Love Letters & Lehman Brothers

October 4, 2014 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Brian Lobel attempts to find the presence of his boyfriend Grant’s body inside the words of the 2000-page Lehman Brothers Examination Report, which Grant wrote shortly before his death. Brian will cut pieces of the historic report to recreate emailed love letters written between Grant and Brian from 2005-2006. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Andy Field: Motor Vehicle Sundown

October 4 - October 5, 2014

Motor Vehicle Sundown is an interactive audio experience for two people in a parked car in the middle of a busy city. Available in English or in Spanish. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Forest Fringe Guests: Erin Markey, with Brian Lobel

October 4, 2014 from 7:30 PM

Erin Markey will be presenting some completely new material for the first time alongside an opportunity to see Brian Lobel’s beautiful and acclaimed short piece An Appreciation. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)

Christopher Brett Bailey: This is How We Die (Recut)

October 3, 2014 from 7:30 PM

Exclusive to Forest Fringe and Abrons, Christopher Brett Bailey reads from his award-winning show THIS IS HOW WE DIE, a big hit of Forest Fringe’s 2014 Edinburgh Festival programme, alongside extended cuts, alternate scenes and brand new material. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)