Recurring EventThe Santa Monica Playhouse BFF Binge Fringe Festival of FREE Theatre
The Santa Monica Playhouse BFF Binge Fringe Festival of FREE Theatre
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Date & Time

7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

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Santa Monica Playhouse

1211 4th Street

Santa Monica, CA


Contact Info

310.394.9779 x1
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It's the 6th Annual BFF Binge Fringe Festival of FREE Theatre, Oct 10 - Nov 9, offering over two dozen plays and family-oriented events thanks to generous grants from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Arts Commission and Playhouse PALS.


What's on in-person/live-streaming 7:30pm on Festival Wednesdays: Wed, Oct 13: Kira Powell's CAUGHT IN THE MIX 7:30pm Rated 13+ An autobiographical one-woman show about a mixed black and Latina woman, who grew up believing she was white. Her vulnerability, truth and humor carry us through racism, anti-blackness, white favoritism, colorism, and what it's like for a person of color to be raised in a household and society that idolizes whiteness.


Wed, Oct 20: Tony Cronin's COME SUNDOWN 7:30pm Rated: 21 + A reading of Tony Cronin's screenplay adaptation of his play Come Sundown.


Wed, Oct 27: Veronica Carey Matthews' TransSetter 7:30pm Rated: 14 to adult Winner of numerous accolades including the 2021 Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore Producers Award. Veronica narrates the story of her previous identity (Carey) and his journey into transitioning. Directed and developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson.


Wed, Nov 3: The American Premiere of Erika Jolly's ROMANTIC POETRY NIGHT WITH CANDLES – a BFF 2021 International Selection 7:30pm Rated: all ages The American premiere of Colombian actress Erika Jolly's poetry night. With her soft, romantic voice and Bohemian style delivery, Erika interprets poems from select authors, in English and Spanish. Says Erika, "Now that I live in Santa Monica, I would like to perform here so that people can enjoy these beautiful poems. I love reading and acting, before only in Spanish, and now in English, my second language."