Theater Ninjas’ Celebrated TingleTangle Returns this June During Pride Month
TingleTangle is back! Theater Ninjas' production of this original, hilarious and poignant look at gender, sexuality and marriage equality sold out and extended its run last fall, and will be brought back for a limited engagement this June! This mobile show features a mix of new material and old favorites.
TingleTangle is an evening of personal storytelling, gender-bending songs and no-punches- pulled conversations about sexuality, gender, oppression, hate speech and compassion's transgressive power. This cabaret-inspired performance responds to a conflicted, changing world, with love, empathy, humor and the desire to understand...not to mention some out- and-out desire! This provocative evening revels in the nuances of identity and how we all use performance to communicate our truest selves to the world.
The show returns this June, coinciding with the expected decision from the United States Supreme Court on Marriage Equality and in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. This limited engagement runs one weekend only in the Waterloo Arts District at Maria Neil Art Project, June 25 and 26 at 8pm, and June 27 at 2pm and 5pm during the Waterloo Arts Fest!
“TingleTangle was an incredible success during its first run and I’m thrilled to be bringing it back at such an important time in the nation’s history,” said the show’s conceiver and star, Ray Caspio. “The Supreme Court’s upcoming decision on Marriage Equality, no matter what it is, will have an effect on my life and marriage, as well as those of all other LGBTQ citizens of this country. We’re going to have a lot to talk—and laugh—about.”
TingleTangle received unanimous raves and appeared on numerous “Best of Theater 2014” lists, including Cleveland Scene Magazine and WCPN 90.3’s Sound of Applause.
conceived by Ray Caspio
directed by Jeremy Paul
original composition & arrangements by Eric M. C. Gonzalez
starring Ray Caspio, Ryan Lucas & Amy Schwabauer
stage manager Franny Gallagher
original costume design Kevenn T. Smith
June 25-27, 2015
Thursday & Friday @ 8pm
Saturday (partial performances from the full production during Waterloo Arts Fest) @ 2pm & 5pm
@ Maria Neil Art Project 15813 Waterloo Road Cleveland, OH 44110 Behind Star Pop
General Admission: $15
Ages 18-25/Over 65: $10
Saturday: Free (partial performances from the full production during Waterloo Arts Fest) Group discounts available for 10 or more
theaterninjas.com or (440) 941-1482