Fringe Hit How to Act Around Cops Extends at Kraine to Sept. 19

News   Fringe Hit How to Act Around Cops Extends at Kraine to Sept. 19 How to Act Around Cops, the winner of two 2003 New York International Fringe Festival awards, has announced a post-Fringe run at the Kraine Theatre of Sept. 5-19.

The piece, by the group Singularity, won Fringe prizes for playwriting (Logan Brown) and direction (Jon Schumacher). The satirical, absurdist plot concerns "a routine traffic stop [that] goes awry, [in which] a police officer makes a split-second decision that puts him on the wrong side of the law." The production features Matthew Benjamin, Andrew Breving, Josh Carpenter, Chris Kipiniak, Susan O'Connor, Marc Webster and Veronica Welch.

Singularity also won a Fringe award for its 2002 offering, a double bill of David Greenspan's Five Frozen Embryos and Christopher Shinn's The Sleepers.

How to Act Around Cops runs Fridays at 10:30 PM and Mondays at 8 PM. The Kraine is located inside KGB at 85 E. 4th Street (between Bowery and Second Avenue). Tickets are $15. For reservations call (212) 868-4444.

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