Larissa Kokernot of Washington, D.C.'s Project Y directs the New York premiere of Karl Gajdusek's FUBAR or Interesting, Incredible, Amazing, Fantastic, which will officially open June 16 and runs through June 28.
Dan Patrick Brady, Ryan McCarthy, Jerry Richardson, Lisa Velten Smith and Stephanie Szostak star. The design team includes Kevin Judge (set design), Ben Hagen (lighting design), Emily Pepper (costume design), Shawn Boyle (video design) and Amit Prakash (composer and sound design).
"Mary and David live in a small apartment crammed full of boxes her abused mother left behind," according to press notes. "When Mary is the victim of random violence, it leads the two of them down different paths of addiction and reconciliation. Meanwhile, Richard is a benevolent drug dealer working on a book while Sylvia uses the internet to lead a double life. These four people try to recognize the people they have become in a time that totally F.U.B.A.R."
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