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The FreshPlay Festival is an evening of original one act plays penned by New York City teens and produced for the stage by a roster of professional directors, actors and designers. FPF merges the voices and creativity of urban youth with the experience of professionals in an evening of provocative, innovative and fresh theater, providing talented youth the unique opportunity to see their works presented on an Off Broadway stage. The Fishes Dream in January By Jennifer Goris Age 17, Marble Hill High School Directed by Jackson Gay Secrets, sex and a smashed television. Even a cold New Year's Eve simmers in this sweltering comedic romance. Caught Up By Delilah Rivera Age 18, Bronx Academy of Letters Directed by Lou Moreno Where do you turn when you've exhausted all your options? Hungry, forlorn and abandoned by her mother, Roxanne is left with only one resource: herself. Man with Trench Coat By Kyle-Steven Porter Age 19, Recent graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Directed by Michael Barakiva Nobody notices the man who knows everything; the man who knows everything notices everyone. Just another day in the park. Then MCC Theater Youth Company With Lucy Thurber Directed by Michael Barakiva Fifteen friends gather for their last drink, their last argument, their last photograph and one last night together before the future - and the present - tears them apart.

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