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Art of Warr presents: The Dark Side of Love (3 plays in NYC)

A project in New York, NY by Art of Warr Productions

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STUPID F**KING BIRD and PIZZA MAN at The 13th Street Theatre in NYC running Oct 3 - Oct 27, 2019. ARDEN OF FEVERSHAM in 2020.
Backers: 500
Average Pledge Per Backer: $83

Funded: $41,498 of $41,247
Dates: May 29th -> Jun 29th (32 days)
Project By: Art of Warr Productions
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Latest News


June 29th - via:
Hey LOVELY backers! It's a real NAIL-BITER! We're 98% FUNDED and have less than 2 HOURS LEFT in our campaign - it's coming down to the wire! SO EXCITING!!! :) Special thanks to those of you who increased your pledges or have shared the campaign on... (Read More)


June 29th - via:
Hello LOVELY backers! This is certainly proving to be an EXCITING day for all of us! We're 92% FUNDED and have 8 hours left in our campaign - it's coming down to the wire! Special thanks to those of you who increased your pledges today - your... (Read More)

Final hours – ALL OR NOTHING – All new contributions are being matched!

June 29th - via:
This is it LOVELY backers! We had another great fundraising day today, but the journey’s not over yet! Special thanks to those of you who increased your pledges today - your generosity continues to humble us!  Thanks also to those of you who have... (Read More)

Less than 48 hours left - All new contributions are still being MATCHED!

June 28th - via:
Hey LOVELY backers! A BIG Special Thanks to those of you who increased your pledges today - your generosity continues to humble us!!  Thanks also to those of you who've been helping to share the campaign and spread the word on Facebook and other... (Read More)

71 Hours and Counting! All contributions are being MATCHED!

June 27th - via:
Howdy folks! This is it! We're heading into the last few days of our fundraising! Thank you all so much for bringing us this far! Your generous support has meant the world to us!  We're heading into the last 71 hours of the campaign... 75% funded!... (Read More)

72% funded! 3 days left! All new contributions will be MATCHED!

June 26th - via:
Hey Lovely Backers! We had a GREAT day today! We raised $1,290! Which our MATCHING DONOR bumped up to $2,580! Hooray! Thanks so much to our backers who have increased their already generous pledges! Your continued support really warms our hearts :)... (Read More)

2/3 there! 4 days left! All new contributions will be MATCHED!

June 25th - via:
HEY EVERYONE! Today producers Joshua Warr and Blake Merriman ate RAW TUNA and SQUID for the first time ever for our FISHY FRIDAY backer challenge, and... wow. Just... wow. They did NOT enjoy it - haha! But it's all in support of getting our season of... (Read More)

64% funded with 5 days to go!

June 24th - via:
YOU GUYS! WE DID IT! WE REACHED 349 BACKERS TODAY! And we did it before midnight on Sunday, which means we won the...     ...and that means Blake Merriman, and a number of our producers, are facing their fears by going SKYDIVING for the first... (Read More)

ONLY 35 MORE BACKERS needed to unlock a $5K BONUS - ONLY 6 DAYS LEFT!

June 23rd - via:
Greetings LOVE-LY backers! LOTS of updates today! First off, Friday was our actor Sunita Deshpande's Birthday! So today, Art of Warr celebrated our dear friend and collaborator with... Producer, Blake Merriman, also announced a NEW CHALLENGE for our... (Read More)

7 DAYS LEFT! Only 45 BACKERS needed to unlock a $5K BONUS!

June 22nd - via:
HI EVERYONE! We hit a BUNCH of milestones today! We are currently 50% funded with $20,624 and 304 backers. And if we reach 349 backers, we'll unlock an additional $5,000 in funding! ONLY 45 MORE BACKERS TO GO! Woo-hoo!  Today was also our FISHY... (Read More)

Only 65 BACKERS needed to unlock a $5K BONUS - 8 DAYS LEFT!

June 21st - via:
Happy THANK YOU THURSDAY everyone! This morning, Joshua Warr and Blake Merriman (two of our lead producers) took to Facebook LIVE to personally say THANK YOU to each and every one of our new backers! In case you missed the live stream, here's a link... (Read More)

Only 79 BACKERS needed to unlock a $5K BONUS - 9 DAYS LEFT!

June 20th - via:
HELLO LOVE-LY BACKERS! We are well on our way to unlocking $5000 in additional funding - ONLY 79 BACKERS to go!   Tomorrow, we're going to take a moment to show some gratitude and say THANK YOU to our supporters, and at 10:30AM EST on Facebook Live,... (Read More)

$1,450 MATCHED - and $5000 MORE pledged if we can get 100 new backers!!!

June 19th - via:
HEY EVERYONE!  GREAT NEWS! We've had another offer made to us by one of our sponsors... If we get 100 NEW backers this sponsor will donate an additional... $5000  to our Kickstarter! Also! We'd like to introduce you to our newest cast member: from... (Read More)

11 days to go! Donation MATCHING continues! :D

June 18th - via:
Hey beautiful people! We had an amazing day today! We raised $1,255 - woohoo! And with our MATCHING DONOR, that turned into a formidable $2,510! We're currently 44% funded with $18,184 - we're on our way! We still have a matching donor for the rest... (Read More)

Happy Father's Day! Some BIG news!

June 17th - via:
Hey everyone! Many of us took today off to spend some quality time with our fathers and family - we hope you all had a wonderful Father's Day! BIG NEWS! That's right! We wanted you all to know first before we officially spread the word - this... (Read More)

Big news coming this Monday!

June 16th - via:
Hey Everyone! Yesterday, a few of our producers (Joshua Warr, Hasty Nazarinia, and Dayne Doyle) attended the Attic and Co's Open House event, networking with a variety of creative artists and companies. We're so grateful for organizations like the... (Read More)

We beat the BIG LEAP Backer Challenge! Only 2 weeks left!

June 15th - via:
Hey LOVE-LY backers! We did it! We beat the BIG LEAP Backer Challenge today! In less than 5 days, we were able to gain not just 50, but 58 NEW BACKERS! Our gracious challenger has been contacted and soon our campaign will see an additional $1000 of... (Read More)

A day of thanks and a LAST CHANCE TO FACE OUR FEARS!

June 13th - via:
Happy THANK YOU THURSDAY everyone! Gratitude is such an important thing to experience, and today we were bursting at the seams with it! This morning, Joshua Warr and Blake Merriman (two of our lead producers) took to Facebook LIVE to personally say... (Read More)

1/3 of the way there!

June 13th - via:
Greetings LOVE-LY backers! Today was a landmark for us! As we celebrated our amazing female colleagues and role-models today, we reached 33% funded with $13,622 - we're 1/3 of the way there! ALSO, we've reached 199 backers! We have until midnight on... (Read More)

We honor and empower female artists!

June 12th - via:
Hello all you lovely backers! Tomorrow is an incredibly exciting day - WARRIOR WOMEN WEDNESDAY! We're going to be sharing and celebrating all the amazing female creative warriors who inspire us every day to do more with our lives and our art... We'll... (Read More)

17 NEW BACKERS and 4 days to 50%!

June 10th - via:
HEY LOVE-LY BACKERS! We had some GREAT success today bringing new people into the fold! We're now just 33 NEW BACKERS away from unlocking an additional $1000 in funding! Huzzah! We're currently 30% funded with $12,584. Thank you all so much! In other... (Read More)

INTRODUCING: The BIG LEAP Backer Challenge!

June 9th - via:
HEY EVERYONE! BIG NEWS! We just had a REALLY COOL offer made to us by a potentially HUGE donor...  If we get 50 more backers before Friday, June 14th, this backer will donate an additional $1000 to our campaign! WOOHOO! :D   When you're taking a... (Read More)

The TONYS are tomorrow!

June 9th - via:
Hello LOVE-LY backers!  We hope you're as PSYCHED as we are about the Tonys! This year a number of our friends are in shows that have been nominated for a Tony award and we couldn't be happier for them!  Making Tony-award-winning work is what we... (Read More)

Who we are and what we're about

June 7th - via:
Hey LOVE-LY backers! We'd like to introduce you to our entire Producing team... TOP (L to R) - Zach Sherry, Alex Morton, Karl Kopczynski, Kate Adamy, Dayne Dolye MIDDLE (L to R) - Eric Scherer, Blake Merriman, Joshua Warr, Dylan Adams, Hasty... (Read More)

8 days to reach 50%!

June 7th - via:
Welcome to week two everyone! After a full week of fundraising, we're finally 25% funded with $10,349... now on to our next challenge! We have less than 8 - count 'em - 8 days to reach 50% funded. And if we get there in time... one of our lead... (Read More)

The voting results are in!

June 6th - via:
Hello LOVE-LY backers! We ended day 7 of our campaign 23% funded with $9,664 - AMAZING! As we reset for week 2, our goal has shifted to that critical 50% funded benchmark, which brings us to the results of our facebook poll!  Here are the results as... (Read More)

The polls close at noon on Wednesday - have your vote count! :)

June 5th - via:
Hey everyone! At the end of day 6, we're now 23% funded with $9,574! We're sooo close to our week 1 goal of being 25% funded - Thank you all so much! As a reminder, the polls close tomorrow (Wednesday 6/5) at NOON on the dot, so make sure you vote to... (Read More)

We're facing our biggest fears...

June 4th - via:
Hey there LOVE-LY backers! Today was another GREAT day for our campaign! After our 5th day, we're now 22% funded with $9,319! We've also reached an astounding 110 backers! Thank you all so much! We're soooo close to being 25% funded by the end of our... (Read More)

Some fun and surprises!

June 3rd - via:
Greetings LOVE-LY backers! Hope you all had a great weekend - we sure did! After our 4th day, we're 20% FUNDED with $8,569 - WOWZA!  The fun doesn't stop there though! We just found out that the wonderful playwright of one of our fall shows, PIZZA... (Read More)

Hitting our stride on DAY 3! :)

June 1st - via:
Hey there LOVE-LY backers! Launch week so far has been an incredible success for Art of Warr! After wrapping up day 3, we're now 18% funded! That’s fantastic! Thanks to you, we've already raised $7,644! Here are our DAY 3 CHAMPIONS… 77 Rebecca... (Read More)

2Fast 2Furious! We doubled our funds on day 2!

May 31st - via:
We just wrapped an INCREDIBLE second day of our campaign, where we more than doubled our production funds! We're 16% funded after only 2 days! Woohoo! Thanks to you, we've already raised $7,009 - THANK YOU! Here are the awesome people who have... (Read More)

Hello LOVE-LY backers!

May 31st - via:
We are just wrapping up our first campaign day - and what a day it was!  Thanks to you, we've already raised $3,376 - what a great start! THANK YOU!  Here are the awesome people who have stepped in and stepped up for our launch day:  42 Timothy... (Read More)

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