Truffle Theatre Co. Presents GR8 in 98

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A one woman comedy about being an eighth grader in 1998.

This summer, Truffle Theatre Co. from Brooklyn is presenting Nicki Gallo’s one woman show “GR8 in 98” on July 27th, 28th and 29th at the Duplex Theater in Greenwich Village. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved online at or over the phone at 212-255-5438.

“GR8 in 98” is the story of Stephanie, a 14 year old about to graduate from eighth grade – when Leo really was “King of the World.” As she journeys through the summer before high school, she’s dealing with crushes, first kisses and learning what her idea of love is all about. In this solo show, already a hit at Toronto’s Second City this past spring, comedienne Nicki Gallo lives out the words of Britney Spears: “Not a girl, not yet a woman.”

“GR8 in 98” is written and performed by comedienne Nicki Gallo and directed by Stephen M. Hood at the Duplex Theatre. A native of Canada, Ms. Gallo is a veteran of Toronto’s Second City where the show was first performed at the John Candy Box Theatre. She has performed alongside award winning comedians at “The Full Bawdy Comedy show” at the Underground Comedy Club as well as a performing in the Toronto Fringe Festival show “Camp Schecky.” In 2011 Ms. Gallo played Belle in Swoon! which was the winner of NOW Magazine’s 2011 Fringe Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Production and Outstanding Ensemble and Patron’s Pick.

Truffle Theatre Co. has been producing new works by emerging artists from around the world for over two years. Founded by Nick Caruso, Stephen M. Hood and Ferelith Young, Truffle’s mission has been to search out new plays, new actors and new directors to bring bold new ideas to theater in New York City. In the two years of the company, Truffle has worked with over 100 artists, produced over a dozen new works, and has had an outreach throughout the city. Founded in Brooklyn, NY the company holds a part-time residency at The Mezzanine at 61 Local in Cobble Hill.

To purchase tickets online, visit or call 212-355-5438. For more information or press inquiries contact Nick Caruso at nick(at)truffletheatrecompany(dot)com

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