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The Hopelessly Hopeless Story of All Good Girls

Fringe and Fur

February 13


The Hopelessly Hopeless Story of All Good Girls is a play with film and music. The play explores the inner lives of two women- a grandmother and granddaughter- who have experienced an unspeakable loss. They live in a ranch house together, trapped in Colorado, and ruled by their inherited domestic rituals. They go to the store, they dress up in fancy clothes, they smoke cigarettes, they sink into depression, they dread the phone’s ringing, and they drink very tall glasses of whole milk. All is revealed when they are visited by the Woman Next Door.

Merging film clips, movement, and scripted dialogues with texts from Adrienne Rich, Gloria Steinem, Julie London, Judy Garland, and Andy Warhol in the tradition of Kathy Acker, the characters’ identities blur as they seek a more fulfilling way to exist.

The ranch house, both a solace and a prison, serves as a setting to explore dread of the domestic, empty suburban lifestyles, and the violent alienation just beneath the surface of American culture.

Director: Genee Coreno

Stage Manager: Cara Cincione

Set Designer: Emily Greco

Lighting Designer: Marika Kent

Video Design: Dena Kopolovich

Sound Design: Margaret Montagna


Woman of the House: Kelsey Lurie

Woman Next Door: Violet Wang

Woman: Lilja Owsley

February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 @ 8PM and 16, 23 @ 3PM


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February 13, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Fringe and Fur


Brick Theater
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, 11211 United States
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