Jett Backpack and the Battle at the End of the Universe Lands at Orlando Fringe

Intergalactic Space Adventurer Jett Backpack Lands at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival on May 16th

YES/AND Theatre Company presents Jett Backpack and the Battle at the End of the Universe

Incoming transmission from Central Galactic Command! The Earth Itself has been kidnapped! Sources at the CGC believe the culprits to be: The Sinister Doctor Saurian, Princess Positronic, and the Emperor of the End of the Universe! Come in, Jett Backpack! Only you can help rescue the Earth Itself! We need your help at this year’s Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival! YES/AND Theatre Company is proud to present the space adventure Jett Backpack and the Battle at the End of the Universe at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival May 15th – 28th.

Join famous intergalactic adventurer Jett Backpack as he sets out to save the Earth itself from the evil Emperor of the End of the Universe. Cast includes John Bateman, Jennifer Guhl, Stephen Lima, Kevin Sigman, Trenell Mooring, David Almeida, Tim Hoffman, Lora Dorothy Massey, Darci Ricciardi, Sarah Troxel Fanok, Jamie Rajala Rodriquez, Nic Grady. Production crew includes Kevin Becker (Director), Josh Geoghagan (Writer), CJ Smith (Production Manager), Darci Ricciardi (Choreographer), Lora Dorothy Massey (Costume Designer), Bill Warriner (Fight Choreographer), and Pam Stone (Stage Manager). YES/AND Theatre Company is the proud recipient of the 2013 Sassy Sponsorship presented by Screw You Entertainment.

Photo taken by Kristen Wheeler, KHPhotographics

Photo taken by Kristen Wheeler, KHPhotographics

The production will be performed in the Yellow Venue (Goldman Theater) at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park, Orlando, FL. Show dates and times are:

Thu. 5/16, 7:30pm, Sat. 5/18, 9:45pm, Sun. 5/19, 11:15pm, Tue. 5/21, 7:15pm, Thu. 5/23, 5:45pm, Fri. 5/24, 6:30pm, Sat. 5/25, 1:00pm

Tickets go on sale April 15th and are $10 (with a $9 Fringe button) and can be purchased at orlandofringe.org. To learn more about YES/AND Theatre Company and Jett Backpack and the Battle at the End of the Universe visit facebook.com/yesandtheatrecompany.

About Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival – Produced by Michael Marinaccio, the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is the longest running Fringe in the United States, celebrating 22 years.  It is a member of the United States Association of Fringe Festivals (USAFF) and the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF) and follows the CAFF mandate to remain 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% accessible for artists and audiences alike, with 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists.  Orlando Fringe is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.  All revenues from ticket purchases and artwork sales go directly back to the artist.  Proceeds from Fringe button sales, $9 each are required for entry, go directly to the Orlando Fringe.  Orlando Fringe receives generous funding from United Arts of Central Florida and Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs.  Orlando Fringe’s Presenting Sponsors are Hard Rock, Walt Disney World Resorts and Clear Channel Outdoors.