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Dawn Phenomenon

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Act Name: Dawn Phenomenon

Running Time: Up to 60 minutes

Location: Columbus Square Park, 13th Street between Wharton and Reed, meet by benches on reed street, across from Theatre Exile’s fancy new archway sign.

Description: Dawn is a Phenomenon. Dawn is an artist. Dawn is a mess. Dawn was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes exactly ONE YEAR AGO. Dawn is an adult. Dawn doesn't know what she's doing. Join "Dawn Phenomenon" as she dishes the latest gossip from diabetic celebs and the best way to treat YOUR quickly rising and violently dropping blood sugars! A dissection (and a celebration?) of the power of those dealing with invisible disabilities and the mundane of a 24/7 disease responsible for an estimated 1.6 million deaths a year. Get ready to rage bolus.

Cast: Jenna Kuerzi as "Dawn Phenomenon".

Seating: Seated and/or Standing first come first serve, no RSVP tickets

Capacity: However many show up.

Additional Venue Notes: BYOB(lanket)/BYOB(everage)

Dates and Times: September 17th 6pm, September 21st 5pm, September 22nd 3pm


Jenna Kuerzi is an actor, singer, and deviser. She has worked regionally with Tribe of Fools (Barrymore Nominee: Best Ensemble/New Play- Fishtown: A Hipster Noir), 11th Hour, PlayPenn, Shakespeare in Clark Park, the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Irish Heritage Theatre, the Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC, Act II Playhouse, and On the Rocks. Jenna's solo-ish show, "Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism", an original show she stars in and co-wrote with local playwright Val Dunn, traveled to the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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