Swingsing Soaps

november, 2019

fri29nov8:00 pmfri10:30 pmThe Pillowman by Martin McDonagh8:00 pm - 10:30 pm The Shadowbox Theatre

Event Details

From the team that brought you Equus. Prepare yourself for the theatre event of the year.

Katurian – a writer living in a totalitarian state – is hauled in for interrogation by the local police because his stories bear a suspicious resemblance to a series of brutal murders. As he tries to defend himself against these terrible accusations, the police repeatedly confront him with the contents of his stories – and reveal they’ve also arrested his disabled brother, as well – a childlike man Katurian has been caring for all his life.

Equal parts hilarious and harrowing, The Pillowman, by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, is an intense, award-winning dark comedy unlike any other – and Post Productions has made it even more unique by incorporating short live-action films and animations to visualize Katurian’s stories, creating an immersive multimedia experience.

Starring Eric Branget as Katurian, Simon du Toit as Tupolski, Joey Wright as Michal, Fay Lynn as Ariel, Maria Hausmann as Girl, and Angelo Mandato Lucier as Boy

Directed by Michael K. Potter. Produced by Michael K. Potter, Fay Lynn, and Michael O’Reilly.

Live-action films co-directed, photographed, and edited by Mitchell Branget with lighting by Reese Martell-Davis. Animated films co-directed and animated by Kieran Potter.

Stage management by Sadie Alejandria. Set and prop design by Matthew Burgess. Music by Dave Nisbett. Set and prop construction by Matthew Burgess, Rob Burgess, and Fay Lynn. Special effects by Mitchell Branget and Matthew Burgess. Sound effects and sound operation by Michael K. Potter. Lighting design and light operation by Carter Dersch. Promotional photography by The Headshot Company. Photo editing and art by Dave Nisbet and Matthew Burgess. Poster design by Kris Simic with Kieran Potter. Program design by Kris Simic. Production assistance by Mitchell Timothy Bouchard.

Time

(Friday) 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Location

The Shadowbox Theatre

103B - 1501 Howard Ave (Howard and Shepherd)

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