April 12-14, 2024

Barebones Production from People’s Theatre Project

Missing Socks and a Line of Coke (or The Baby Fever Play)

Get ready for a hilarious journey into queer family planning! In Rachel Lynett’s new comedy, Naomi is on a quest to redefine motherhood after a failed IVF attempt. But is stealing her cousin’s baby going too far?

Creative Team

playwright RACHEL LYNETT
director MINO LORA
creative producer JIAWEN HU
costume designer ORIANA SOPHIA
lighting designer JOSH MARTINEZ-DAVIS
set and props designer LAURA VALENTI
stage manager MAJO FERRUCHO
managing director BOB BRASWELL

In-person performances at PREGONES THEATER (575 Walton Avenue in The Bronx)

Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Saturday, April 13 at 2pm
Saturday, April 13 at 7pm (post-show dialogue)
Sunday, April 14 at 2pm

More About Rachel Lynett – Click To Open

Rachel Lynett is a queer Afro-Latinx playwright who writes dark comedies about complex, complicated women of color. Her recent playwriting credits include commissions with Barrington Stage Theatre Company (HOLY GROUND), Florida Studio Theatre (CARRY ME and AS YOU ARE), and Theatre Lab (LAST NIGHT). Other credits include LAST NIGHT presented as a reading with Theatre Lab (2020); HERE BE DRAGONS presented as a reading with Capital Rep (2019); YOU WERE MINE presented as a reading at the Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival presented by Theatre Prometheus (2019); HE DID IT presented as a reading with Equity Library Theatre, Chicago (2018) and presented as a workshop production with University of Central Florida’s Pegasus PlayLab; REFUGE as part of Z Space’s Problematic Play Festival (2018); GOOD BAD PEOPLE as part of Talk Back Theatre’s Reading Series (2018), part of American Stage Theatre Company’s 21st Century New Voices New Play Festival (2018), part of Jackalope Theatre’s CIRCLE UP series (2017) and as a reading as part of Unicorn Theatre Plays In Progress (2018); WELL-INTENTIONED WHITE PEOPLE as the Michigan premiere with Matrix Theatre (2018), the world premiere with Barrington Stage Theatre Company (2018), the Downstage Left Residency with StageLeft (2017), part of Orlando Shakespeare New Play Festival (2017), and receiving honorable mention for the 2017 Kilroys for her play (2017). Her play, ABORTION ROAD TRIP received a workshop production produced by Theatre Prometheus as part of Capital Fringe where it won Best Comedy (2017) and then was later presented by Theatre Prometheus, as a part of the 2017 Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival. Rachel Lynett is also the 2018 Recipient of the Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship and one of the 2020 recipients for the Artist 360 grant. https://rachellynett.com/

More About PTP – Click To Open

Rooted in Washington Heights and Inwood, People’s Theatre Project (PTP) makes theatre with and for immigrant communities to build a more just and equitable world.

Now in its 15th anniversary season, PTP is Manhattan’s largest performing arts organization north of Harlem. Through ensemble-based, multilingual and multigenerational programming, PTP’s unique brand of theatre is a powerful artistic platform for immigrants and members of the Latine, Black, and Queer communities.

As an immigrant- and women-of-color-led cultural organization, PTP is an advocate for immigrant New Yorkers and the arts as a partner with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, an active member of the Latinx Arts Consortium of New York (LXNY) steering committee, The New York Immigration Coalition’s (NYIC) Immigrant Leadership Council and Culture@3’s Anti Racism Working Group.


COVID-19 Visitor Safety Info – Click To Open

PLEASE NOTE: The use of face masks is optional and strongly recommended. Masks should fit snuggly against the sides of the face and fully cover the nose and mouth.

Our Esteemed Funders – Click To Open

This program is also made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Governor’s Office and the New York State Legislature. For a full list of our funders, visit www.pregonesprtt.org.

Directions to Pregones Theater in The Bronx – Click To Open

Pregones Theater
575 Walton Avenue 
(b/w 149th & 150th Streets)
The Bronx, NY 10451

Trains # 2, 4, 5 to 149th Street & Grand Concourse

For more information call us at 718-585-1202


Event Details

  • Location

    Pregones Theater in The Bronx

  • Date & Time

    April 12-14, 2024

    Friday at 7pm
    Saturday at 2pm and 7pm
    Sunday at 2pm

  • Collaborators

    People’s Theatre Project

    Rachel Lynett
    Mino Lora
    Jiawen Hu
    Oriana Sophia
    Josh Martinez-Davis
    Laura Valenti
    Josefina Hernandez
    Majo Ferrucho
    Bob Braswell