We over here at Wee Wander are big fans of all things FringeArts, from the annual fall festival to Feastival to the awesome Old City venue. But the productions are usually designed to push the boundaries (aka not super family- friendly.)
But this play, A Billion Nights on Earth, is made for families. (In fact, after a sold-out run during the 2017 Fringe Festival, they decided to bring it back for the holiday season.) It runs December 15th – 17th at FringeArts.
Directed/designed by local notables Thaddeus Phillips and Steven Dufala, A Billion Nights on Earth is about a beloved stuffed animal that goes missing and the out-of-this-world adventure (read: Stranger Things without the creepy stuff) that a father and son go on to find it. The stage design is magical (like a giant pop-up book) and becomes part of the play. It’s an imaginative dive into the realms of parent–child relationships, exploring their varying perspectives on reality.
There are only five showtimes in December; get your tickets now.
photo credit: Johanna Austin