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'Baby GirL' conceived twice in one lifetime shocks FringeNYC

Win a Broadway Global VIP moment with Baby GirL playwright Kim Ehly.
Win a Broadway Global VIP moment with Baby GirL playwright Kim Ehly.
Baby GirL

"Congratulations! You've adopted a lesbian!" Broadway Global will choose one ticket holder for a VIP theatre experience (for Baby GirL FringeNYC, the winner will meet playwright Kim Ehly after the play). Find out how Kim created the play that has FringeNYC all a buzz and how Kim made her way to FringeNYC. A Baby GirL conceived twice in one lifetime is shocking Fringe NYC. Kutumba Theatre Project, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, presents the New York Premiere of Baby GirL Written and Directed by Kim Ehly.

To win the VIP experience share your ticket purchase from opening night August 8th at 5:00 p.m. in a form of a social media post on any of our 30 City/State Theatre Chat groups on Facebook, like USA Theatre Chat, or NYC Theatre Chat, and why this play has interest to you. Broadway Global will verify your Baby GirL ticket, and set up your personal VIP Broadway Global Back Stage "moment" with playwright Kim Ehly. Your photo and Baby GirL VIP experience will be shared in an examiner exclusive. “an artistic offspring that would make any playwright proud. Ehly makes an impressive playwriting debut,” Christine Dolen, Miami Herald.

"What if you were conceived twice in one lifetime: once by the illegitimate passionate sex of a young couple in love, and next by a "missionary position" lovemaking, conservative couple who long to have a child but the "little guys" never make it to the egg? What if you were adopted by the married couple, only to find out you are everything they can't stand...I mean, understand? After coming out as a lesbian and being alienated by her adoptive family, Ashley, a spirited young daydreamer, goes on an extraordinary journey to find love and a place to call home. In Kim Ehly’s Baby GirL, when Ashley’s fantasies meet reality, expect the unexpected!" www.babygirltheplay.com.

Acclaimed Actress Miki Edelman from the World Premiere production says it best Baby GirL is a journey of discovery for sure, but what resonated to me was how she was able to take the best and most positive parts of her life and find what made it work for her. I believe what was so popular about Baby GirL is the sheer joy of each discovery. Baby GirL never gave up on her dream to be part of a family and finally came to realize that biology is not all there is. Playwright/Director Kim Ehly is such a wonderful woman. I’m so happy that Kim is getting this important opportunity to bring her unique voice to the world."

The New York International Fringe FestivalFringeNYC production of The Present Company offer Baby GirL from August 8, 2014 through August 24, 2014. Tickets are only $18 to $24. For tickets visit www.FringeNYC.org. Kutumba Theatre Project, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, presents the New York premiere of “Baby GirL,” a comedy based on true events, written and directed by Kim Ehly (Artistic Director, Kutumba Theatre Project). “Baby GirL” will be presented at FringeNYC Venue #10 – The Kraine Theater located at 85 East 4th Street, btw. 2nd Avenue and the Bowery) in Manhattan. Baby GirL is presented on the following dates: Friday, August 8th - 5:00 p.m., Sunday, August 10th - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, August 14th - 4:15 p.m., Monday, August 18th - 9:15 p.m., Sunday, August 24th – Noon.

Baby GirL was first presented in Ms. Ehly’s home state of Florida as the inaugural production of Kutumba Theatre Project during the summer of 2012 and was met with rave reviews and a sold out run. For its world premiere in 2012, “Baby GirL” was named in the year end’s Top Five Plays by the Sun Sentinel, Top Ten by the Miami Herald, and Best Debut by Florida Theater Onstage (included all plays produced in South Florida for all three publications). Raves for Baby GirL include: Baby GirL is a joyous celebration of one woman's journey toward happiness… it's sweet, funny, touching, unsettling, tender. It's an artistic offspring that would make any playwright proud. Ehly makes an impressive play writing debut,” Christine Dolen, Miami Herald; “Baby GirL is blessed with offbeat humor, sly insight.” Rod Stafford Hagwood of Sun Sentinel. Broadway Global and Theatre Chat thank Kim Ehly for offering this VIP moment for one of our Miracle Theatre subscribers.