Karim Muasher, Carrie Brown, Becca Bernard, and Melinda Jean Ferraraccio of “Dog Show”

Animal Engine presents Dog Show at FRIGID NEW YORKEveryone loves dogs.

And theatre-goers love a good farce.

So, why not do a show with dogs acting out a farce?

It may sound like a unique starting place—but you’d be surprised how many points of contact there are. Animal Engine is the company making those connections in their new, appropriately titled Dog Show, based on Sauce for the Goose by Georges Feydeau, and running as part of Frigid New York.

Come dressed as a dog, and your ticket’s just $10. Seriously.

Listen in as the team behind Animal Engine, director Karim Muasher & Carrie Brown, and their fabulous collaborators Becca Bernard and Melinda Jean Ferraraccio, discuss base instincts, refining a comedy, working from disparate source material, and, of course, dogs.

“The idea with farce is that the characters are all really led by their base instincts…sex, hunger, lust, all of those things…and that’s sort kind of like the dog brain, they don’t really stop to think, they just kinda go for it…that’s sort of the idea of using dogs…”

“We’re trying to find those meeting points…where do the dogs and the humans intersect in a way that’s funny and interesting…”

Animal Engine Theatre Company presents

Dog Show

created and performed by the ensemble
loosely based on Sauce for the Goose by Georges Feydeau

directed by Karim Muasher

part of Frigid New York

Thur Feb 19, 2015 | 7:10 PM
Mon Feb 23, 2015 | 10:30 PM
Sat Feb 28, 2015 | 8:20 PM
Wed Mar 4, 2015 | 7:10 PM
Sat Mar 7, 2015 | 8:20 PM

The Kraine Theater
85 E. 4th Street
Manhattan

tickets: $15 ($10 students/seniors/military), available via Vendini

Animal Engine presents Dog Show at FRIGID NEW YORK, photo by Karim Muasherphoto by Karim Muasher

 

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