The latest offering from Catastrophic Theatre is a new play-with-music by company member Miki Johnson. The show,Fleaven, is described as a “rhyming, rapping, roller-skating joyride through a Seussian disco dreamscape.”
It's this summer's excursion into the psyche – and political consciousness -- of performer Tamarie Cooper! She and fellow cast and band mates from The Catastrophic Theatre perform songs from her new musical-comedy, The United States of Tamarie – An All-American Revue (Made in China).
Actors from The Catastrophic Theatre bring to life the zany characters from Tamarie Cooper’s Doomsday Revue. The 15th of the multi-talented Cooper’s summer musical-comedy romps is filled with rib-tickling songs, high-energy dance-numbers and laugh-inducing sketches inspired by Tamarie’s musings about the lighter side of the notion that – as prophesied by the ancient Mayan calendar – we’re all going to die this December when the world comes to an end.
Playwright Miki Johnson and artistic director Jason Nodler discuss The Catastrophic Theatre’s world-premiere production of Ms. Johnson’s new drama, American Falls. It’s described as an edgier, 21st -century version of Our Town.
Actors Greg Dean and Troy Schulze, who have lead roles inThe Catastrophic Theatre’s new production of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, chat about that absurdist classic, which is heading into its final weekend of performances at DiverseWorks.
Actresses Elissa Levitt, Ivy Castle andJessica Janes from The Catastrophic Theatre talk about and perform songs from the company’s staging of Lisa D’Amour’s Anna Bella Eema, described as “a ghost story for three bodies with three voices."
Actors Troy Schulze [pictured, left]and Amy Bruce [center] talk about The Catastrophic Theatre's production ofThere is a Happiness that Morning isby Mickle Maher. Written in rhymed verse, the play centers around two college English professors, who – after a night of passionate love-making on the public green – must now face the consequences of their act.