productions

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Fat Knight Theatre

Presents
Their Fall Fundraiser
A Staged Reading of

My Witch

The Margaret Hamilton Stories

By
John Ahlin
with
Jean Tafler

These are the amazing tales of how a gentle kindergarten teacher from Cleveland
scared the living daylights out of every last one of us

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It's not easy being green…

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This 90 minute staged reading features Jean Tafler as Margaret Hamilton

Monday, November 12th

Doors open 7:00 pm for Wine and Snacks
Reading starts 7:30 pm

The Chain Theater

312 West 36th Street, New York City (right off 8th avenue)
Fourth Floor
The Theatre Building (the same building as The Barrow Group)
Two blocks from the A, C, E and 1, 2, 3 train at 34th Street
or take the N, R, Q, and 7 train to 42nd Times Square

Help support Fat Knight Theatre and our ambitious future!

Suggested Donation $20 (…or whatever you can…or just come! We’d love to have you!)

Email RSVP to FatKnightTheatre@gmail.com

Pay with Credit Card here or cash/check at the door

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Let’s Send These Kids to School

RSVP soon! Seating is limited.

Come enjoy the first staged reading of this wonderful new play about the brains, heart and courage it took to be America’s character woman.

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Let’s Send These Kids to School, a non-for-profit group assisting in changing the lives of young Ugandan adults through education www.lstkts.org.

With Fat Knight Theatre’s not-for-profit partnering initiative, we work with other non-profits to assist our mission of developing the potential in each of us.

Fat Knight Theatre is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization. Your contribution is fully deductible.

 



Past productions:

chipandgus

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2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for Ensemble!

By John Ahlin & Christopher Patrick Mullen

Two colleagues meet for their monthly ping pong game, in the back of a nondescript bar in a nondescript college town. But this meeting is different. Tonight, to the real-time patter of paddles, buried secrets get uncovered, and the two realize that their lives are more entwined than they ever imagined.

Proctors Theater, Schenectady, NY
April 6, 7 & 8 at 7:30pm

LEARN MORE HERE

Westchester Table Tennis Center

April 28 at 8pm

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Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill, NY
May 5,6 at 7:30pm
May 7 at 2:00pm

LEARN MORE HERE

 
 

Reviewers Say:

"ChipandGus is bright, funny and cathartic: an emotionally resonant buddy comedy for thinking audiences." 

- Laura Heller, TimeOut NY

"ChipandGus gracefully withstands the tension with thoughtful character development and a barrage of witty dialogue that flows as easily as Ahlin and Mullen's impressive volleys."

- Hayley Levitt, TheaterMania

"The rapid fire repartee that bounces back and forth faster than the ping pong balls that fly through the air is the source of energy in ChipandGus, the remarkable two-hander one act play."

- Joseph Verlezza, Theatre Reviews Limited

“ChipandGus is funny, real, sad, and surprising."

“ChipandGus, produced by Fat Knight Theatre, is far more than simply a comedy with balls, it is surely one of the shows to attend."

Megan Lohne, NY Theatre Guide

For more reviews and audience comments go to the ChipandGus page on Showscore

 

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BY CHARLOTTE AHLIN, DIRECTED BY EMILY LYON

THE HUDSON GUILD THEATRE
441 W 26TH ST, NEW YORK, NY

 

Circe and Morgan are college roommates, and tonight they're planning something strange. All they need to set their dangerous plan in motion is that final touch: a virgin vessel. Enter Lily, the last virgin on campus...

Photo credit Lauren Sowa

She’s 23, which you’d immediately glean from seeing this pretty young woman onstage. But you’d never know she was a mere 23 from her new play THE SUMMONING. Charlotte Ahlin knows how to write not only for Circe, the wild ‘n’ wooly character she’s playing herself, but also for her young friend Morgan and HER young friend Lily. Director Emily Lyon certainly knew how to cast it, too with Danielle Cohn as Morgan and Jacque Emord-Netzley, who had the toughest role as Lily. THE SUMMONING is an often funny, often harrowing script that keeps you guessing — even after you think you’ve made a firm decision on what’s really going on. Not so fast — the only firm idea you’ll have is that three actresses, one director and a terrific new playwright really know how to put on a show.”
— Peter Filichia, critic emeritus, The Star-Ledger

ChipandGus

CENTER STAGE
3rd Spaces Program
The Wind Up Space
Baltimore, MD

 

CENTENARY STAGE
EDITH KUTZ THEATER
Hackettstown, NJ

 

THE PARKSIDE LOUNGE
The Parkside Lounge,
317 East Houston st
New York, NY

 

PROCTORS THEATER
Proctors Theater
Schenectady, NY