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Nugget Fringe Theater Festival at Unitarian Universalist

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 12:30pm

Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
246 South Church Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945

12:30pm What's Your Nugget? ellipsischat You have five minutes to tell a true-to-your-life story based on a random theme plucked from a hat. Will you sign up or sit and watch? It’s improvisational karaoke storytelling at its most riveting.

2:00pm: Eclectigoria ellipsischat Prepared monologues and surprises delivered right to your seat in this theatrical mash-up extraordinaire.

3:30pm Sari, Not Sorry ellipsischat A true and humorous account about the life of a first generation East Indian woman in Northern California who has rebelled against almost every cultural norm.

5:30pm Hedging the Edge - Surviving the 1970's ellipsischat A rollicking Volkswagen ride through the 1970’s San Francisco underground arts scene, this survival story is set against the colorful background of drag queens, pansexuality, and post hippie counterculture. With bravery, humor and skill, Randy openly and freely examines his fraught sexual past and helps us begin to heal our collective sexual wounds.

5:30pm: The 3 Hour Plays ellipsischat The 3 Hour Plays - A cadre of playwrights from all around the country will be given a single subject on which to write ten minute long plays to be performed three hours later. Come see how these different artists tackle a specific subject from different angles. 3 performances. 5 new plays per performance. 15 new works. See them all and vote for your favorites. Fascinating!

7:00pm: My First Miracle ellipsischat I’m standing in the middle of a football stadium full of people. They think they’re here for a Rolling Stones concert but they’re really here for me. The Stones are about to come on and I see in front of me a girl on crutches - My First Miracle - I’m gonna make her walk.

8:30pm: These Roots Go Deep ellipsischat Pamela’s journey as a church-going, Midwestern farmer’s daughter. She enters a Dairy Princess contest for her Dad while secretly wanting to go to an Alice Cooper concert. Life choices along the way asking, Can you be true to yourself while still loving your family of origin?

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