FRINGE: ‘S.N.M.’

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“S.N.M.,” written and directed by Gregory Arnold. The production is an adult themed show due to adult content and strong language. Run time is approximately 60 min.
Bob Evans

Have you ever wondered what it would REALLY be like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. What if you had to spend the better part of your puberty years with the opposite sex genitals? If that sounds like fun than S.N.M. Services are right up your alley. Sammie & Marty in their early 30’s have decided to join a dating service that promises to leave them solo no more. However, while filming there profile video, where they are asked to tell an interesting story about themselves, things tend to veer towards the freaky side leaving you to wander how would you handle waking up at 16 (that prime puberty age) with the opposite sex genitals. A new play as freaky, twisted, bizarre and pleasurable as the title suggests. It will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and laugh again.

Marty Sammuels, played by, Jacob Funke is honored and excited to be involved in his first Fringe show. A resident of Kansas City, Kansas, Jacob made his stage debut at age 13 in a production of Smoke on the Mountain. After a four year hiatus from the stage, he rediscovered his love for theatre and moved back to the Midwest to pursue a career in acting. His latest roles include Barnette Lloyd in CTI’s production of Crimes of the Heart as well as the dual role of Jack Stapleton and Dr. James Mortimer in the Parkville Players’ production of The Hound of the Baskervilles. In his free time, Jacob enjoys reading, writing, and playing softball. Jacob would like to thank Gregory Arnold for his faith and enthusiasm, Kaci Coon and Cassandra Whitney for their collaboration and friendship, and the Arts Asylum for hosting the show.
 
S.N.M. & KC Fringe

Sammie Martin, played by, Kaci Coon lives in Saint Joseph with her two fabulous children, Samantha, age 18 and Keaton, age 13. She is employed at New Mark Dental Care in Kansas City as a  registered dental hygienist. Kaci has always enjoyed performing, especially as a singer. She has been a wedding singer since 1996 and has performed for 38 weddings. She also played Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and Elsa in The Sound of Music. Kaci has a deep love for family, the beach, and a great glass of wine.

 
S.N.M! Greeter, played by, Cassandra Whitney is excited to be back on stage after a small hiatus. She has appeared in community and professional theatres in Kansas City from the Wyandotte… Players to the Kansas City Rep. She’s currently studying for her masters in counseling at UMKC and hopes to one day practice Expressive Art Therapy. When not on stage or in class she is an instructor, graphic designer, wedding planner and Assistant Director of Troupe Duende Bellydance. She’s also the wife of an incredibly selfless husband and the mother of a spunky 3 year old. She would like to thank the cast for letting her grope them on stage, Gregory for pulling her back to perform, and Christopher for his support and inspiration. 
 
 “S.N.M” has four performances throughout Fringe, with an opening on Friday, July 21 at 9pm; followed by Wednesday, July 26 at 9pm; Friday, July 28th at 6pm; Saturday, July 29 at 9:00 pm.
 
 Tickets are $10.00 and are available at https://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/snm or the Kansas City Fringe website at www.kcfringe.org or at the door of the Arts Asylum 1000 E 9th St. Kansas City, Mo 64106.



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