Horse Country by C.J. Hopkins

Horse Country by C.J. Hopkins

Ben Schneider and David Calvitto Photo Awards Best of the Adelaide Fringe, 2004 Scotsman First of the Fringe Firsts, 2002 Scotsman Fringe First, 2002 Herald Angel (Director, John Clancy), 2002 The Stage Best Actor (David Calvitto), 2002   Productions & Touring Monkey Wrench Theater, New York, 1997 The Present Company, New York, 1999 Amaryllis Theatre Company, Philadelphia, 2001 Assembly...

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The Apocalyptic Road Show

The Apocalyptic Road Show

Catherine Gillard as Gdjet and Nancy Walsh as Lulu Photo Marc Marnie One day in early 2010 Peter Clerke gifted director and performer and his then partner now wife Catherine Gillard equally talented formerly of Benchtours Productions created a new company called Occasional Cabaret called us and asked if we wanted to work together on a new project in Edinburgh. We jumped at the chance to work...

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screwmachine/eyecandy: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Big Bob by C.J. Hopkins

screwmachine/eyecandy: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Big Bob by C.J. Hopkins

            David Calvitto as Big Bob Photo Eric Redmond Originally produced by SCAMP winner of the Scotsman Fringe First 2004. CAST SIZE:  4 1f 3m SYNOPSIS: It’s America’s favorite game show, but tonight the rules are a little different. Or are they? Haven’t we seen this before? Can two average contestants from the heartland figure it all out...

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Americana Absurdum by Brian Parks

Americana Absurdum by Brian Parks

AMERICANA ABSURDUM Author: Brian Parks An antic black comedy composed of two related plays, “Vomit and Roses” and “Wolverine Dream.” Content Advisory: Suitable for audiences 16 and over 2 Acts, 120 Minutes 3 Females, 7 Males First Produced: 1997

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The Paper Man

The Paper Man

Unconsciously inspired by and kind of  a rewrite of David Mamet’s Edmond. Originally produced by The Present Company, on 45th Street in Manhattan, subsequently produced by The Present Company at the Theatorium on Stanton Street, Manhattan. Both productions directed by John Clancy. Sample text:  (on pay phone) JAKE Hey, it’s me.  You got a second?  Listen, I’m, ah, – ...

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The Interview

10 minute piece 1f and 1 voice (either m or f) now part of Apocalyptic Road show. Sample text: VOICE:          Next! WOMAN:       Me? VOICE:          Yes, you, in the brown shirt. WOMAN:       Me?  Here!  Hello. VOICE:          Hello.  Been waiting long? WOMAN:       Yes.  Yes.  That’s quite a line. VOICE:          Sorry about...

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