Push The Envelope

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Date: Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Time: 8pm-9:30pm
Location: Dallas City Performance Hall
2520 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201

“Push The Envelope” will be held at 8pm on Wednesday 9/16 at the Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St, Dallas TX 75201, in the Arts District.  Valet and self-parking is available at One Arts Plaza or park free at a meter on Ross.  Season tickets, flex passes and $25 individual tickets can be purchased at the door, by phone at (888) 454-4353, or online via PreKindle.  Group and student discounts are available. This show is made possible thanks to WORDSPACE.

Performers

Wayne Applebaum
Suzette Drouillard
Donald Griswold
Mary Kreider

Justin Nygren
Will Richey
Christian Yazdanpanah

Description

Dallas’ ever-buzzier live storytelling series for adults, hits the big leagues with its 5th Season at the stunning City Performance Hall in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. The season opener, “Push the Envelope”, is a metaphor for the unconventional series itself.  Get in on the action Wednesday, September 16th at 8pm.  This entertaining evening will take you on an emotional rollercoaster ride exploring true life tales about breaking through the comfort zone.

Will Richey of DaVerse Lounge and the Festival of Ideas shares the story behind his passion for helping others express themselves.  Dallas social change activist Christian Yazdanpanah reveals how his childhood struggle with poverty inspires him to push for educational reform.  Mary Kreider faces her biggest fear in public speaking class.  Suzette Drouillard deepens her relationship with her daughter by sending 28 cards in 28 days for her 28th birthday.  Wayne Applebaum wanders far from his Orthodox Jewish upbringing in NYC to find his limits tested when his son develops leukemia.  Donald Griswold falls deeply in love with the neglected Russian baby he adopts after a painful chapter in his life. And Justin Nygren of The Grove takes a huge risk professionally to keep his family afloat.  This show features real-deal envelope pushers who will bravely share their truths on the massive City Performance Hall stage.

Submit for Season 5

“In the Doghouse”        Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
“Too Many Cooks”        Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
“Partner in Crime”        Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
“Pulling Teeth”              Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
“Icing on the Cake”       Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
No writing or performing experience is necessary but stories must be true and on theme.  For details and deadlines, visit www.oralfixationshow.com.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!


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