Monday, May 14, 6-10 PM

FORGE Festival

The Fortress of Lushington
Getting there
2215 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA

Goat in the Road Productions is pleased to present FORGE Festival, a biennial micro festival of genre-bending performance work for New Orleans audiences, featuring some of the most accomplished theater artists in the city. FORGE Festival is Goat in the Road’s last presentation of the 2017-2018 season, giving audiences the chance to experience highly professional, mind-bending theater in a festival format.The Fortress of Lushington (2215 Burgundy Street, 70117)Tickets are $15 per show ($10 for Machine A)$25 for the double header The Distance of Sound. $15Darci Fulcher (Foreign to Myself) stars in this hilarious, heartbreaking one-person show, set somewhere beyond the seams of reality in a world where you can re-wind, re-live, and alter the memories of your past. Created with Shannon Flaherty, Fulcher plays the mischievous Beatrice, who is sorting through the scraps of her life to find the memories that matter.
The Night With Mr. BismuthOne of New Orleans most accomplished performers takes to the stage in his first one-man show: Dylan Hunter stars as Mister Bismuth, the artificially intelligent host of a 23rd century late night talk show, The Night With Mister Bismuth. The play is a hilarious, dark look at the future of human entertainment, and the ways that our technologies outlast us.
Machine AAward-winning performer Cecile Monteyne (2015 Theater Person of the Year) and director Chris Kaminstein bring back their nationally-touring, critically acclaimed show,
Machine A. Over the course of 45 minutes the pair improvise a brand new one-act play from scratch, featuring improv like you’ve never seen it before.
Accompanied by additional art! That is free! This Must Be the Place
(installation)Local artist and theater maker Jen Davis brings her formidable talents as a director to
This Must Be the Place, an interactive visual art installation. The work is a haunting, beautiful look at memory, individually tailored to each viewer.
Is
this for
me?
A recurring coincidence, a strangely specific message.
You glance at the clock after an eternity to realize no time has passed at all.
The radio fades through static to that song you used to know so well but can’t quite remember.
Have the lights gone dim?
This must be the place.

ShakesbeerWorking with award winning Director and project creator Mark Routhier, GRP has taken the world’s most well-known love story, reduced it to half an hour, and paired it with some good old fashioned drinking games. Starring Julie Dietz, Mack Guillory III, and Lauren Malara, our interpretation of this tale of woe and amorous conquest will have audiences enjoying
Romeo & Juliet
in a whole new (slightly tipsy) way.