The world premiere of Reverse World, by the Japanese troupe known as Gumbo, will be part of the 1999 New York International Fringe Festival. The story of an angel who falls in love with a mortal and breaks the rules to achieve his own happiness will play Aug. 18-24 at Surf Reality at 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington.
Gumbo received a 1998 Spirit of the Fringe Award at the Edinburgh Festival.
Tickets are $11. For more information, call (212) 420-8877 or (888) FringeNYC or check out the fringe website at www.fringenyc.org.
-- By Kenneth Jones