KC Fring 2018; “The Man in My Beard”

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“The Man in My Beard” is about a janitor who gets hit by a ray of experimental science and finds himself living inside another man’s beard. Surviving among the whiskers on crumbs of food, he secretly steers his host into making better life decisions, but when a mad scientist discovers the location of the lab’s missing janitor, everything – even love ballads – are in mortal danger!

This international hit by Australian playwright Shane Adamczak was discovered at the Edmonton Fringe Festival in 2017 and is being restaged at the Kansas City Fringe Festival with local funnymen Bob Linebarger and J. Will Fritz. Special effects by Jill Gillespie and Natalee Merola. Directed by Tara MF Varney. Produced by Bryan Colley in association with Weeping Spoon Productions.

Warnings: Adult language, ridiculous situations, guitar playing, shadow theatre, and an Angry Birds reference. May be offensive to mad scientists.

Our previous Fringe productions include Variations on a Theme by Tara Varney, Voyage to Voyager, Red Death, Hexing/Sexing Hitler, Chicken Heart, Khaaaaan! the Musical, Lingerie Shop, and Jesus Christ, King of Comedy.

Show schedule:

  • Sat, July 21 at 8pm
  • Sun, July 22 at 5pm
  • Mon, July 23 at 8pm
  • Fri, July 27 at 8pm
  • Sat, July 28 at 3:30pm

Performances are at the Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th Street. Tickets are $10 with a $5 Fringe button (one-time purchase at box office, reusable for all Fringe shows). Advance tickets are available at: https://kc-fringe.ticketleap. com/the-man-in-my-beard/dates

More at www.jupiterkansas.com

Images courtesy of 2018 KC Fringe Festival and Bob Evans



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