Monday April 30th
ANNIE AND THE FAT MAN
Written by Gina Femia
Directed by Laura Stribling
Annie is anorexic and Tiny is obese. They're best friends, Brooklynites through and through, and they need (and feed) each other in the best (and worst) ways. But when they each embark on new romantic relationships, will the ties that bind them break or grow stronger?
Gina Femia’s plays include The Mermaids’ Parade (Semifinalist, The Relentless Award; Finalist, Princess Grace Award), Annie and the Fat Man (Finalist, Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Playwrights; Honorable Mention The Kilroys), ALLOND(R)A (Finalist, American Blue Ink Playwriting Award), Super, or, How Clark Graves Learned to Fly (Semi-finalist, The O’Neill and The Princess Grace Award), For The Love Of (World Premiere: Pride Films & Plays), and The Violet Sisters (Great Plains Theatre
She is an Alum of EST Youngblood, Pipeline Theatre’s PlayLab and New Georges’ Audrey Residency (Accidental Burlesque) and has received a commission from Retro Theatre Productions (We Are a Masterpiece). She has received residencies with NTI at the O’Neill, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Fresh Ground Pepper and Grin City Collective and has been nominated for the Doric Wilson Award and the Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College (Lipkin Prize in Playwriting).