FringeNYC: Whale Song, or Learning to Live With Mobyphobia


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Only Maya Swan knows why Molly the whale is stranded in the Hudson River. While millions of New Yorkers wonder in amazement, Maya knows she has come to deliver a message from her dead father. Too bad Maya is Mobyphobic.

Produced by The Dreamscape Theatre
Written by Claire Kiechel
Directed by Brad Raimondo

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, will celebrate its 15th anniversary this summer. From August 12-28, the festival offers programming by 200 of the world’s best emerging theater troupes and dance companies in 20 venues in Lower Manhattan. FringeNYC shows run 2 pm-midnight weekdays, and noon-midnight on weekends. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door.

With attendance topping 75,000 people, FringeNYC is New York City’s fifth largest cultural event (just behind New York International Auto Show, Tribeca Film Festival, New York City Marathon and New York Comic Con).

Click here to view the full New York International Fringe Festival schedule.

La MaMa, First Floor Theatre

74A East 4th Street

(Between Second Avenue and the Bowery)

New York, NY 10003

(212) 475-7710


F to 2nd Avenue; 6 to Astor Place; N, R to 8th Street; B, D to Broadway - Lafayette