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Mid-Summer iDiOM Fringe Festival: The ART/The V
iDiOM Theater
Bellingham, WA
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Mid-Summer iDiOM Fringe Festival: The ART/The V
"I don't need to read the play," -T.Z. Weismann

This July, the iDiOM Theater in downtown Bellingham, WA is producing the world premiere of two new one-act comedies written by young artists from the collegiate community. The Awful Real Thing (The ART) written by Brian Toews and The Velociraptor; A New Work by Rene Vohze written by R. Kent Taylor & Levi Friedman, will premiere back to back with intermission for six evenings July 17, 18, 19 & 24, 25, 26 for $8 @ 8pm.

***JULY 17 will be our Opening Night Gala! $10
-which includes two drinks and appetizers after the show
-Meet and greet with the Ensemble of The ART/The V.
-Tickets are $10 for this event. Tickets can be bought at the door or at the Brown Paper Tickets link above***

***JULY 18 will be our WWU/Whatcom Discount night $4
-All WWU/Whatcom students and alumni get in for $4 with evidence of a student ID.
-Only works at the door. Discount won't work over Brown Paper Tickets***

the awful real thing
a one-act play
written & directed by Brian Toews
Jake Foerg
Liam Reed
Trey McGee
Mario Orallo-Molinaro
Jake Bettermann

The Velociraptor; A New Work by Rene Vohze
a one-act play written by R. Kent Taylor & Levi Friedman
directed by Brian Toews & Grayson Miller
Emily Lester, Mario Orallo-Molinaro, Anna Wulfekuhle, Trey McGee, Jake Foerg, Michael Brannan, Jessica Andrews, Fatima Wardak, Maedeline Easton, Lorraine Wilde, Elai Shine, Jake Bettermann, Olivia Thielemann, Jessica Young, Jon Ramsey and Abraham Friedman

Comprised of many local players, these works offer a wild and wondrous night of NEW and BOLD theatre. A world premiere like none other, The Awful Real Thing and The Velociraptor are sure to entertain. The show contains nudity, violence and adult language. For mature audiences only.

The Awful Real Thing (The ART): In a remote cabin in the Pacific Northwest, failed writer, Matt Tellerman celebrates his birthday alone, cutting himself off from all outside communication but when best friend, Archie, arrives bearing "a present", all hell breaks loose. The ART exposes the dark impulses of human nature by tempting a lonely writer to indulge his savage wants and commit something truly awful in order prove his self worth. With guns, knives and typewriters at the ready, you alone are held accountable for your own survival. A vulgar and violent farce about friendship and art.

The Velociraptor (The V.) is the newest work from award winning playwright, René Vohzé. Critics are raving, "if you thought life had meaning, you need to see this play, because it doesn't!" Pierre St. Ives, former dance instructor at Julliard, says, "an incendiary commentary on corporate voyeurisma critical critique on critics." Glenn Hergenhahn, Artistic Director of the iDiOM Theater, declares the piece, "Minimalist trashI'm not sure what I was thinkingGod, help me." Prepare to be delighted, disgusted and utterly transformed as a human being!

Directors: Brian Toews & Grayson Miller
Stage Manager: Angelica Metcalfe
Assistant Stage Manager: Amelia Whitacre
Lighting Designer: Emily Schmit
Costume Designer: Mason Fraker
Props Designer: Savannah LeCornu
Sound Designer: Elai Shine
Hair/Make Up: Brianne Haggerty
Dramaturg: Kevin Jones
Special FX: Gavin Annette
Videographer: Jake Bettermann
Poster Design/Artwork/Publicity: Shawn Baker, Grayson Miller, Levi Friedman, Samantha O'Brochta



iDiOM Theater (View)
1418 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
United States

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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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