"Petunia and Chicken" + "Edgar Allan"
A double bill of devised theatre
Inspired by American authors
created and performed by The Coldharts
*Cincinnati Fringe Festival Full Frontal Award Winner*
"Petunia and Chicken"
created and performed by Animal Engine
*Frigid New York Festival Favorite Award Winner*
doors at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm
Two award winning devised plays, “Edgar Allan” and “Petunia and Chicken,” will be performed for an exclusive limited run on a shared bill for one weekend at Cloud City. “Edgar Allan” is a manic lullabye inspired by the childhood and short stories of Edgar Allen Poe, and is created and performed by Brooklyn based duo The Coldharts. “Petunia and Chicken” is an epic turn of the century prairie love story inspired by the works of Willa Cather, and is created and performed by Animal Engine Theatre Company. “Petunia and Chicken” has not been seen in New York since winning the Festival Favorite Award at the 2014 Frigid New York Festival, and this will be the New York premiere for “Edgar Allan." Both shows have toured extensively through North America; including the Cincinnati, Minnesota, and Edmonton fringe festivals.
“This play is my 2015 high-water mark so far - a rolling and demon-haunted dissection of childhood friendship and inevitable jealousy. Best of all it's damn funny when it wants to be."
-Edmonton Journal (on Edgar Allan)
“A gorgeous presentation of the American pioneer narrative using physical theatre and an earthy prairie palette.”
-Edmonton Journal (on Petunia and Chicken)