Edith Shlivovitz, a ferociously spirited octogenarian, hasn’t left her apartment since Covid-19 descended upon NYC. Through belting showtunes to her taxidermied cat, pretending to be a snake, Zooming with her long-dead husband, and much more, she shares her journey during these solitary months and the lessons learned along the way.
Created and Performed by Amanda Erin Miller, a Brooklyn-based writer and actor. She has performed in numerous venues nationally and internationally, which includes touring several festivals with her solo shows The Jew in the Ashram (Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest, Charm City Fringe, Minneapolis Fringe), How To Suffer Better (Edinburgh Fringe, Edmonton Fringe, Pittsburgh Fringe – Best Actress Award Winner), Camp Smile Power (PortFringe) and One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show (San Francisco Fringe, PortFringe, Rochester Fringe). MFA Creative Writing, The New School. BFA Acting, NYU.
Founded in 2014 by The Wilbury Theatre Group, The Providence Fringe Festival®, a.k.a FRINGEPVD, is produced to nurture emerging and established performing artists by presenting fun, fearless and affordable theater to the community. FRINGEPVD creates ties between artists, audiences, businesses and local organizations, amplifying the vibrancy of Providence as a renowned cultural destination and an unparalleled place to live, work, and visit.