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The Kitchen Sink Series at Kitchen Theatre Company provides an opportunity for artistic engagement and community collaboration. Actors, directors, musicians, theater companies from the community are encouraged to use our new 99-seat theatre to share their work with a wider audience—their usual supporters, plus Kitchen Theatre-goers. Check back here throughout the season to find out what's next on the Kitchen Sink Series.

Interested in producing a Kitchen Sink performance? Click here to learn more and apply.

Coming up on the Kitchen Sink Series:

Wednesday August 2
Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes and FootHills Publishing
invite you to a peotry reading from The Sexuality Poems at the Kitchen Theatre
on August 2nd
at 6pm

Written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood, the anthology features 42 poems penned by 35 local poets. The poets write of the passion, fulfillment, and travails of love and sexuality from the perspectives of youth and age, transgender and cisgender experiences, and the diversity of sexual orientations.

Books may be purchased during the event or in advance online here.

This event will also provide an opportunity for 10 individuals to sign-up for the Open Reading. Each poet can read one poem on the topic of love, sexuality, or any related subject in support or in celebration of Planned Parenthood.

Suggested Donation $10
Cash Bar & Complimentary Refreshments

6pm Welcoming Reception and Open Reading Sign-Up
7pm Readings from The Sexuality Poems
8pm Open Reading, 10 Poems, 10 Poets

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Friday, August 11
Out of Bounds Radio Show

Out of Bountiful: A Benefit for The Out of Bounds Radio Show
5 PM - 8 PM

Out of Bountiful is a Happy Hour Fundraising Evening of music, art, wine-beer-cocktails, conversation, a fabulous raffle, and a silent auction featuring local and regional art and much more. This is a chance to support our amazing, local radio program Out of Bounds. Stop by after work and join us for this very special, one-time happening at The Kitchen Theater Company. Amazing raffle prizes including signed CDs by beloved local and big-named national artists, signed books by local and regional authors, GreenStar, Red Feet Winery, Cinemapolis, Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca Grain and Pet Supply, Farm Sanctuary, Baseball Hall of Fame, Finger Lakes Cider House, Gourdlandia, Hammerstone School, local restaurants and more! Get a buncha raffle tix because you will LOVE what you get to take home!

FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT ATTEND, BUT WHO WANT TO SUPPORT OUT OF BOUNDS, tax-deductibel donations can be made online on The Out of Bounds website "Donate" Page.

Out of Bounds is fiscally sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) in Brooklyn, NY.

http:// outofboundsradioshow.com/

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Previously on the Kitchen Sink Series:

Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30

Homecoming Players

Easy Out (world premiere)
by Arthur Bicknell, directed by Rachel Hockett
Come out, come out, whoever you are.
Full Production. 7/28-7/30, Friday and Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 4:00

The newest play by the author of Homecoming Players’ 2014 breakout hit, *Dotty,* EASY OUT focuses on the tumultuous battle for power, raging between Gerald Metcalf—a middle-age, repressed gay man (the teenage protagonist of Bicknell’s earlier and critically acclaimed play, *My Great Dead Sister*), and Angel—the boorish and resentful younger sister of Albert (Gerald’s narcissistic, homophobic, and currently dying longtime companion). With unlikely assistance from Andy, a charming hospice nurse, Gerald struggles to find a way to break out of the closet and into the unchartered territory of Act Three of his life.

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Wednesday, July 5 - Sunday, July 16
Running to Places Theatre Company


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by William Finn,
directed by Joey Steinhagen

Moving stories, compelling characters, and brilliant music combine with equal parts laughter and heart that may very well change your entire weltanschauung, but hopefully not lugubriously.



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