Friday, July 08, 2011

Left-Handed Darling featuring mikl-em

The brand new play that I'm in is called Left-Handed Darling. We've been working on it for months, there is an incredible team around this project, and it is a wonderful, dark & twisted story, set in the carnival sideshow world of early 20th Century America. It has a Twilight Zone-esque feel (coincidentally), or maybe more Creepshow-esque. Esque anyway, definitely esque. I'm very proud of the show as a whole and my part in it. I hope you can check it out....

Set in the rural 1930's American "Dust Bowl" era and centers on [a young girl] with a very unusual upbringing and a unique sense of beauty [...] the audience are transported from the macabre environment of her family's home to the surreality of a carnival sideshow, an equally bizarre court room, and more strange sights [....] With creative staging, a versatile cast, theatrical puppetry, original music, and a lot of mason jars, LEFT-HANDED DARLING will thrill you, surprise you, make you laugh and transport you back to a colorful era when Vaudeville ruled and a nickel was really worth something.

Produced by Foul Play, who brought us the Attack of the Killer B-Movies (I & II), a rock opera Wicker Man and the runaway smash hit Stale Magnolias. They have started a Kickstarter campaign to help fund Left-Handed Darling. I hope you will take a look and consider donating.

It's a great show, your support helps make our play possible and future shows under Foul Play's "New Writers Program". Click the links for more info.