Eat the Runt: a comedy by Avery Crozier
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Charlotte Art League
1517 Camden Road
Charlotte, NC 28203
Donna Scott Productions announces its fall 2017 show: Eat the Runt, a comedy by Avery Crozier.
Eat the Runt will be directed by Tonya Bludsworth and features Charlotte based actors KevinAoussou, Tracie Frank, Jennifer Grabenstetter, Andrea King, Erica Ross, Stephen Seay, KevinShimko, and Stephen West-Rogers.
Providing a completely novel and participatory theatre experience for Charlotte audiences, Eat the Runt requires that all eight actors in the cast learn every role and audition for the audience before each performance. The audience will cast the show using their smartphones and watch as the actors they cast deftly play out one of the over 40,000 possible casting combinations.
The plot of Eat the Runt follows Merritt, a grants manager candidate, through a series of increasingly bizarre interviews for a position at an esteemed art museum. Eat the Runt focuses a sharply comedic eye on the themes of political correctness, office politics, sexual harassment, religious persuasions, and societal and cultural norms related to gender and race. The result is a unique, hilarious and sometimes surprising performance that will never be the same show twice.
This production was made possible by our 2017 season sponsors Historic South End, Next Stage Consulting; our beer sponsor Triple C Brewing and a Cultural Vision Grant from The Arts and Science Council.
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