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SPF 2020: Indy's Short Play Festival

Presented by American Lives Theatre and IndyFringe at IndyFringe Pocket Park, Indianapolis IN

Aug 28 - 30 2020
SPF 2020: Indy's Short Play Festival

Three original short plays, each reflecting life in 2020, distanced and mask-required.

Safe Viewing for work that is anything but.

American Lives Theatre returns with a bang. SPF 2020 is festival occurring over three consecutive nights. Each night features three plays that depict the horror, humanity and – yes, humor – of 2020:

The God Barber of 49th Street by Jamaal McCray

A simple haircut reveals an apocalyptic sense of doom. Set in a barbershop in Indy, this two-hander exposes a city that is simmering on high. A crisis of addiction, poverty and police brutality tip into

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Three tiers of ticket pricing. $20 Suggested Price, $25 Theatre Lover Price, $10 for those affected by the events of 2020. Students, seniors and military may also use the $10 ticket price. Seating will be at tables outside, distanced. Masks are required. 90 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission. All volunteers will be masked and gloved. Sanitizing stations will be provided. We recommend purchasing tickets ahead of time on the website (no additional fees), but we will be equipped to sell tickets onsite one hour prior to showtime. All performances are at 7 pm. There are two rain dates: Sat 8/29 and Sun 8/30, both at 5 pm. If there is a rain cancellation for the Sunday evening performance, there is no makeup performance.


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IndyFringe Pocket Park

719 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN 46202


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