Coney Island USA & HT productions present Wonder Woman: A How To Guide for Little Jewish Girls, written by Cyndi Freeman and directed by David Drake @ Sideshow By The Seashore Theater, located at 1208 Surf Ave. Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, June 6 at 9pm. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit www.coneyisland.com.
Two-time FringeNYC award-winning writer/performer Cyndi Freeman's latest solo show traces her journey from a little suburban Jewish girl obsessed with Wonder Woman to a fabulous burlesque Queen in NYC. A veteran storyteller and MothSlam winner Freeman recounts personal tales of heroics and harrowing adventures while joyfully spewing trivia about America’s first and favorite female super hero, Wonder Woman. Join her on a crusade to right wrongs while wearing fabulous outfits. For more information, visit www.heroicsinhotpants.com.
Cyndi Freeman (Writer / Performer) is a two-time FringeNYC award-winning performer, playwright, and theatrical producer. She has created and produced several solo shows, including: I Kissed Dash Riprock, which was performed as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Assembly Rooms, and won a "Best in Festival Award for Excellence" at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. I Kissed Dash Riprock also enjoyed success in Boston, toured the UK with Guy Masterson Productions and was presented by Xaviera Hollander in Amsterdam. Inside Cherry Pitz was presented at the EdFringe at The Gilded Balloon, in NYC at The Midtown InterNational Theatre Festival and at The Cherry Lane Theatre as part of the Downtown Urban Theatre Festival. Greetings From Hollywood was spotlighted on CNN, received a "Best in Fringe Festival" award at the NY Fringe, and was voted "Best New Play of New England -1998” by the Independent Reviewers of New England. Ms Freeman is a frequent performer of live storytelling in NYC and has performed at The Moth, Risk, Story Collider and The Liar Show and she is a member of the BTK Band as both a dancer and storyteller.
Her current projects include two on-going shows: And I Am Not Lying, which features burlesque, storytelling and comedy, and which enjoys a monthly performance at Union Hall in Brooklyn – www.andiamnotlying.com - and Hotsy Totsy Burlesque: New York’s only ongoing monthly burlesque soap opera – www.hotsytotsyburlesque.com. Ms Freeman is a recipient of a grand prize playwriting fellowship award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (with collaborator Ellen Groves). Other credits include HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime. She resides in NYC.
David Drake (Director) is an actor-writer-director best known as the Obie Award-winning playwright/performer of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, one of the longest-running solo shows in Off-Broadway history. David also starred in Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (succeeding Charles Busch for 856 performances), originated the role of “Miss Deep South” in the hit Pageant, as well as co-starring with Jim J. Bullock in End of the World Party at the 47th St. Theater, and with B.D. Wong in A Language of Their Own at The Public. His TV credits: Law & Order, The Beat, NY Undercover. Feature films: Jonathan Demme’s Philadelphia, as well as It’s Pat, Naked in New York, David Searching, Bear City, Longtime Companion, and his own adaptation of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me. As a stage director, David has twice been a Directing Fellow at the Sundance Theater Lab, and has directed new works at The Public’s Under the Radar Festival, Joe’s Pub, and Rattlestick, among others. Most recently in New York, David was a director of the 2009 world premiere of Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge, which made the “10 Best Lists” in The New Yorker, The NY Post, The Advocate, Paper Magazine, and won a 2010 Village Voice Obie Award. His solo show My Tawny Valentine enjoyed and Off –Broadway run in February 2012.