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Waiting for Ganol

Alex Marcus


Categories: Theater, Comedy & Improv

Dates: September 20, 2023 - September 24, 2023

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: MAAS Building Garden


A South Philly backyard. A gender reveal. A giant cannoli. What could go wrong?

The Cosentinos are nearly ready to cut open a giant cannoli and reveal their new baby’s sex to the world. You’re invited into their backyard for WAITING FOR GANOL, a uniquely Philly, uniquely funny new play.

In a site-specific staging at a backyard garden, audiences will become a part of this South Philly family’s dramatic gender reveal in a comedy that explores the shape of parental love and the paths we choose to lay out for our children.

Cannonball, produced by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, is the first and largest independent festival hub of the Philadelphia Fringe that presents risk-taking independent artists in back-to-back performances next to delicious lounge spaces, fostering creative collisions and community conversation.

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About the Artist

Alex Marcus is a writer based in South Philly. He's written nonfiction for The A.V. Club, Slate, and Philly's dearly departed City Paper. Waiting for Ganol is his first play.


  • Arielle Sosland Director
  • Joe Falcone Actor
  • Samantha RicchiutiActor
  • Maria Riillo Actor
  • Harrison Rothbaum Actor
  • Stu SklarActor

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