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Runaway Princess, a Hopeful Tale of Heroin, Hooking, and Happiness

  • The Tank 312 West 36th Street 1st Floor New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)


One woman’s dark comic journey to the other side of the overpass. Mary Goggin shares stories of sex, drugs, and Irish Catholicism, laced with characters based on her experiences as a former professional call girl. As a massive reaction to sexual repression, Mary takes us from the Irish famine to ’70s pimps to joy!

“Runaway Princess, a Hopeful tale of Heroin, Hooking and Happiness”
written and performed by Mary Goggin.

*Mary Goggin (writer, performer): AEA-DG-SAG/AFTRA,

Actor on stage and in film for 20 years. Favorite recent roles include, Ella O’Neill (wife of Eugene O’Neill) in Ann Hansen’s “Road to Babylon”, Broadway Bound Festival. A joy being directed Cyndy Marion in numerous Tennessee works including, Cavalier for M’Lady, Clothes For A Summer Hotel and A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot. Also PB & J for the NY Fringe Festival and Born to be Blue, winner, Samuel French festival Favorite TV Roles include; Broad City, Law and Order, Guiding Light, The Grind (Amazon). Favorite Film Roles include; Little Children, MAD (soon to be released), The Trouble with Bliss, Gasoline, Bronx Paradise. Nominated for best actor, by Freeway Films for her “Rose” in “Reservations”Check her out on IMDB!

Dan Ruth (Director). Dan is an award-winning solo artist for his play, A Life Behind Bars which has played to sell out crowds around the country, most recently at City Winery, NYC. He’s the winner of the 2016 United Solo Festival Award for “Best Autobiographical Show,” The 2018 Bistro Award winner for “Outstanding Solo Play,” MAC Award for “Best Spoken Word Artist” and the 2018 Producers Encore Award from the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Dan has directed both regionally and in NYC where he also served as a core director for The A-Train Plays at the Sanford Meisner Theatre.

Matthew WJ Mitchell (Tech) is an actor, writer, and improviser originally from the Chicago suburb of Naperville, IL. He currently lives in Weehawken, NJ and absolutely loves it there. Matt has light and sound designed at theaters all over NYC, including the PIT, 59E59th, Creek & The Cave, Clemente, and the past few years at United Solo. Hire him:

My mission to heal thru my art has begun... So excited to be in the world…

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