MR. OATMEAL snuggles up to the Fresh Fruit Festival

Matt Kirsch’s clever dark comedy about love and how long a cat should live plays a limited engagement at the 2023 festival.

MR. OATMEAL snuggles up to the Fresh Fruit Festival

MR. OATMEAL snuggles up to the Fresh Fruit Festival

Matt Kirsch’s dark comedy about love, memory, and the ethics of feline murder runs for three performances only at the 2023 Fresh Fruit Festival.

Wednesday 4/26 6:30p, Thursday 4/27 9:00p, Sunday 4/30 3:15p

The Wild Project, 195 E 3rd St, New York City. for tickets

A queer couple’s 20-year-long relationship is being strained by their 20-year-old cat, Mr. Oatmeal. Which will die first? Shira Milikowsky (The Neon Coven’s OSCAR at The Crown), directs Sean Donovan (The Trees, Oratorio for Living Things), Ahmad Maksoud (The Band’s Visit, The Visitor), CG (“Queer as Folk”, “The Bear”), E~ Bradshaw (“New Amsterdam”), and Brooke Sweeney (The Real Housewives of New York: The Unauthorized Parody Musical). Megumi Lee (House Plant, On This Side of the World) presents this workshop production of Matt Kirsch’s (“The Late Show with David Letterman,” The Onion) new play.

Scenic Designer: Miguel Urbino (A Soldier’s Play national tour); Costume Designer: Phuong Nguyen (The Good John Proctor); Lighting Designer: Zack Lobel (Les Ballet Afrik’s New York is Burning); Sound Designer: Lawrence Schober (Titanique); Intimacy and Fight Director: Alex Might (How to Defend Yourself, POTUS); Stage Manager: Emma Sonricker (Jasper); ASM: Amanda Lopez (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast)


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