The Bulgarians are Coming HERE!

August 14, 2013


Penko Gospodimov and Anastassia Liutova play conjoined twins in “The Spider”


The Drama League, in conjunction with the Present Company, is proud to present the American debut of the acclaimed Theatre B+ production of The Spider at this year’s New York International Fringe Festival.

Come and see the show the Village Voice called the top show of the Fringe Festival, and “the reason one goes to the theatre”!

The Spider will be performed at the Celebration of Whimsy (COW) Theatre (formerly the Living Theatre) at 21 Clinton Street (between Houston and Stanton Streets).

Performance Schedule:

Friday, August 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 at 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are priced at $15 and may be reserved online at www.fringenyc.org.

Written and co-directed by Dimitar Dimotrov and Yordan Slaveykov, The Spider tells the story of conjoined twins – a brother and a sister – spending a last birthday together the night before the operation that will separate them forever.  Both loving and hating their existence, they struggle to face this momentous decision: should the remain together, or separate? Should they escape to into freedom or cling to the reality they have always known?

The Spider was the winner of Best Theater Experiment and Best Actress at the 2012 St. Petersburg ArtOKraina International Festival.