Before The Drugs Kick In Announces 3rd Extension, Transfer to TheaterLab | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Before The Drugs Kick In Announces 3rd Extension, Transfer to TheaterLab

Styled like a comedy show, Mike Lemme's play is dedicated to young mothers whose mental health is often disregarded by society.

Edinburgh Fringe favorite solo show Before The Drugs Kick In has announced a third extension. After transferring from Manhattan's UNDER St. Marks to Long Island City's Court Square Theater, the show will now return to Manhattan for eight performances at TheaterLab. Beginning March 15, the show will play every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through March 30.

Before The Drugs Kick In is written, directed, and produced by Mike Lemme. The creative team also includes movement director Mandy Gordon. 

Maria DeCotis stars as a woman named Lynn T. Walsh, speaking from an insane asylum, about how she felt abandoned by her family after attempting to take her own life, and how society abandons women after they're no longer deemed useful.

READ: Why Maria DeCotis Is Performing Two Solo Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Fringe run received critical acclaim as well as nominations for the BBC Writersroom Popcorn Award for New Writing and the Mental Health Foundation Fringe Award.

The third extension is presented as part of TheaterLab's TLAB Shares program, which invites guest artists to produce their work at affordable rates. 

Tickets for are available on a sliding scale here

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