Fri05Apr2019Sat13Apr2019Boston Brunch Church (formerly Responsible Grace), 204 Elm Street, Somerville, MA
Web page for the event: http://pmrp.org/events/filibus
I am in the cast of Confidence Confidant, playing Mister White.
The Post-Meridian Radio Players are proud to announce our Spring show, “Filibus: The Mysterious Sky Pirate,” and “Confidence Confidant” — two adventure stories featuring daring women of disguise and intrigue!
Filibus: The Mysterious Sky Pirate is an original adaptation by Brian Kjersten of the 1915 silent film in which a daring burgler, Filibus (actually the Baroness de Troixmonde), uses her airship, an array of secret identities including the Count de la Brive, and a great deal of daring, charm, deception, and persuasion, in an attempt not only to steal valuable jewels, but to demonstrate her superior abilities of deception and best her antagonist, the famous detective Hardy! (PMRP audiences may find a bit of an echo of Arsène Lupin in her!)
Confidence Confidant, an original script by Eva C. Schegulla, is based on a historical case of Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective. Like the fictional Filibus, the historical Warne used deception, secret identities, courage, and charm to accomplish her goals; when Pinkterton told her women (in the mid-19th century) couldn’t be detectives, she persuaded him by pointing out that she could go places his male operatives couldn’t and talk to people who wouldn’t trust them. Among other cases, was involved in foiling a plot to assassinate Lincoln just before his inauguration.
Friday, April 5, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00pm (matinée) and 8:00pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:00pm (pay what you can)
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:00pm
Boston Brunch Church
(formerly Responsible Grace)
204 Elm Street
Wed11Sep2019Sun22Sep2019Unity Somerville, 6 William Street, Somerville, MA
I will be playing the part of Antonio.
The Revenger's Tragedy, probably by Thomas Middleton, is a cynical satire of the revenge tragedies that were popular in the Jacobean era. The murders are violent and ridiculous, and the heroes are little better than the villains. This production will be set in a 1940s failing circus to enhance the performative nature of revenge (and also because it is fun!). The people in the story have lived and toured with each other for most of their lives, so this cast will be encouraged to form a real ensemble. The characters know each other much too well, and long-simmering resentments are about to boil over.
There are also clowns, so please consider this a coulrophobia warning. We will have a clown-free discounted dress rehearsal for friends and family who prefer it.