Tonight's closing performance of Slash by Emily Allan and Leah Hennnessey is SOLD OUT!
We will have a waitlist at the box office 30 minutes prior to curtain for any unclaimed seats. Slash hits the stage TONIGHT at 8pm.
Betty and Veronia have tried everything to cure their crippling depression and existential despair. Everything, that is, except acting out ho******ic fanfiction.
“Prankish genius”- The Paris Review
“The ultimate fanfiction play”- Syfy
“A wildly entertaining ho******ic extravaganza”- Paper Magazine
“It’s fast and campy ,and as clever as anything the New York stage has seen in some
Cue a Russian doll of stories slashing John Lennon x Paul McCartney, Susan Sontag x Camille Paglia, Trotsky x Stalin, Byron x Shelley & Kirk x Spock…
As the layers of fantasy multiply, the girls are left questioning what really drives their games, and to what end.
Slash is a two woman comedy written, adapted, directed, and performed by Emily Allan and Leah Hennessey.
The Blond (Emily Allan) and The Dark Haired One (Leah Hennessey) attempt to transcend the banality of identity and the terror of consciousness through cosplay, anglophilia, critical theory and song. Incorporating fan fictional pairings of iconic duos such as Lennon/McCartney, Byron/Shelley and Betty/Veronica, as well as meta commentary by camp portrayals of infamous second wave feminists Camile Paglia, Andrea Dworkin and Joanna Russ, Slash is a “pop feminist tour de force” (Office Magazine) about the erotics of collaboration and friendship.