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Mary-Kate Opens @ The Flea

Vicki Rodriguez, Katherine Folk-Sullivan

The Flea Theater is presenting the World Premiere of Mallery Avidon’s new comedy, MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE, a delightfully smart satire on love and growing-up, that charts a witty look at one women’s journey toward self actualization in today’s world, where everyone is looking for more than their fifteen minutes of fame. Sharply directed by Flea Resident Director Kristen Seemel and featuring members of The Bats the play, which opened on November 18, focuses on the unhappy marriage of Grace (Katherine Folk-Sullivan) and Tyler (Alex Grubbs), late 20 year olds approaching maturity.

Vicki Rodriguez, Katherine Folk-Sullivan

The Flea Theater is presenting the World Premiere of Mallery Avidon’s new comedy, MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE, a delightfully smart satire on love and growing-up, that charts a witty look at one women’s journey toward self actualization in today’s world, where everyone is looking for more than their fifteen minutes of fame. Sharply directed by Flea Resident Director Kristen Seemel and featuring members of The Bats the play, which opened on November 18, focuses on the unhappy marriage of Grace (Katherine Folk-Sullivan) and Tyler (Alex Grubbs), late 20 year olds approaching maturity. Grace, who married her high school sweetheart, has done everything she was supposed to do to achieve love and happiness, but nonetheless finds herself stuck in a rut with an unemployed lout, who sits in front of the TV smoking pot all day while she goes to work.

MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE is now playing through December 8; Wednesday – Sunday at 7pm. The Flea Theater is located at 41 White Street between Church and Broadway, three blocks south of Canal, close to the A/C/E, N/R/Q, 6, J/Z and 1 subway lines. Tickets are $15 – $35 with lowest priced tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis. They can be purchased by calling 212-352-3101 or online at www.theflea.org.

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