Plays

The Kioskers

The Kioskers (full script) – download
 

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY

August 2010 – Script written on a Pataphysics Silent Retreated lead by Erik Ehn

 

Fall 2010 – team assembled, Megan Finn as director and Sara Walsh as designer

 

June 19 2011 – private read through with Travis York, Brian Hastert, Jocelyn Kuritsky, Kourtney Rutherford, Matt Korahais, Megan Finn, and Erin Courtney

 

September 5, 2011 – first half of play presented at the annual Cho-Chiqq Backyard BBQ Theater Event – cast Travis York, Kip Fagan, Anna Elliott, and Lucy Kaminsky. Sara Walsh flew a miniature dirigible over the seven seas.

 

January 25, 2012 – Presented staged reading of first half of script and songs at Dixon Place. Sara Walsh designed and built a set that popped out of a suitcase and performed shadow puppetry. Meghan Finn directed. Cast: Matthew Korahais, Travis York, Paula Llabaca, and Samantha Tunis.

 

May 10, 20112 – Rabbit Hole Studio – Rabbit Tales – Presented 20 minutes of text and song. Added Alaina Ferris to the team as composer. She wrote music for three of the songs for this presentation. Created shadow puppetry video to show the dirigible flying. Cast: Sara Walsh, Scott Adkins, Alaina Ferris, and Paul Ketchum. Jeffrey Jones attended and said “absolute gossamer magic!”

 

July 28, 2012 – Uncanny Valley – presented more songs and scenes from the first half of script. Matt Korahais, Sammy Tunis, Alaina Ferris, Paul Ketchum, and Lucy Kaminsky.

 

Oct 5, 2012 – PRELUDE .12 Closing Party – Performed all the songs from the Kioskers. Alaina Ferris assembled musicians and music directed cast. Sara Walsh created stop motion video to illustrate the play and convey the plays aesthetic. The video ran behind the singers/performers on a loop. Peformers: Samantha Tunis, Lucy Kaminsky, Paul Ketchum, Alaina Ferris, John Gasper, and Andrew Sheron.

Find links to video excerpts of the performances.