by Daniel MacIvor.
The Southern Theater
2009 Minnesota Fringe Festival
July 30 – August 9, 2009
There’s a cardboard box full of bloody body parts stamped “Some Assembly Required,” a young boy in the shadows with a hacksaw, and a stereo that plays “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” relentlessly. In Monster, Christopher Kehoe seamlessly transitions through 15 characters telling the story of a young man who recalls the story of a neighbor who hacked his father to pieces in the basement which has been made into a film about a young boy who hacks his father to pieces in the basement which was seen by the future parents of a young man who happens to hack his father to pieces in the basement. [click for more information...]
by Bertolt Brecht; translation by David Hare.
April 4 – 19, 2009
The scientist must choose between his life’s work and his life when confronted by the Inquisition. Brecht’s masterpiece is the story of how one man moved the earth and showed us the universe, and in return the Church showed him the rack.
by Tracy Letts
October 4 – October 19, 2008
In a trailer in Texas, the Smith family hires a hit man to dispose of Mom and reap the life insurance rewards. When they can’t come up with the payment upfront, Joe beds the Smith daughter as a retainer. In a sinister twist the murder plot begins to unravel just as the theatrical plot turns deeper down the rabbit hole. Before it’s over, nearly everyone is bloodied.