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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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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The Sheet

10 minute piece for 1 m and 1 f (early 60’s).   1990 Winner of Florida Studio Theaters American Shorts contest.   An old married couple discuss matters household and otherwise.

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Low Tide at The Hi-Life

Low Tide at The Hi-Life

Takes place in a bar.  4 person cast.  1 f, 3m   Text sample:   (The woman.) I like this place.  Neighborhood crowd.  Bartender leaves you alone.  Doesn’t  stand there trying to talk to you.  You sit alone in most places and the bartender thinks you came in to talk to him.  Not here.  He’ll let you drink in peace. (The bartender, there the whole time, finally speaks.) God I...

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Fatboy (warning do not read if you are faint of heart)

Fatboy (warning do not read if you are faint of heart)

Nancy Walsh as Fudgie Mike McShane as Fatboy Photo Colin Young           “a high-octane, profanity studded and vicious assault…performances so far over the top that they are half way down the other side…A splendid grand guignol pantomime” The Times of London “This is brilliant political satire, hitting the zeitgeist right where it hurts, and meshing that with...

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