Solo Show/World Premiere
Hollywood Fringe Festival 2018
Press contact: Julia Newton
GENRE: Noir poem. SUBJECTMATTER: Mystery suspense, with humor SETTING: Midwest, late 1950s
HOLLYWOOD, CA – May 6, 2018: BLUENIGHT/PERILOUSNIGHT, a noir poem by JULIANEWTON, is the compelling — sometimes comedic — story of a decapitated woman on a train track in Kankakee, Illinois, and the young female investigator who unravels the tale.
Set in the city of Dufresne on the American prairie, BLUENIGHT/PERILOUSNIGHT features an irreverent heroine, Rory Cello, as she embraces an unlikely profession for her gender and time: hard-boiled private detective. Alone in her office one night, she is accosted by a menacing stranger who tantalizes her with “something of value” and leaves her unconscious on the floor. In chasing him down, she becomes embroiled in the mystery of a decapita