June 28 Help us Feed the Actors
Help support the first professional production of The Bloody Banquet in the modern era by donating at our Indiegogo campaign. You'll help up pay our actors who, during the course of the play, find themselves betrayed, cheated on, usurped, chased, poisoned, shot, stabbed, quartered, and eaten.
June 25 Horrid and Inhuman Spectacle
Dramaturg Claire Kimball serves up some more delicious information about The Bloody Banquet and its source material: "Warner’s story of the Scythian in Pan his syrinx, or pipe compact of seven reedes, however, sidesteps the familiar theme of feeding offenders their own children and focuses instead on two modes of forbidden bodily consumption: immoral coitus and punitive cannibalism." Read more here.
June 20 Double Digit Bash
Last night Capital Fringe hosted their "Double Digit Bash" at the new Logan Fringe Arts Space. We stopped by for a while to talk about our FYOV production of The Bloody Banquet, hand out our hot-off-the-presses postcards, and sweeten the deal with some candy hearts. We hope to see you next week at the Fringe preview party!
June 18 Firearms in The Bloody Banquet
Another blog post from production dramaturg Claire Kimball! This one explores how thought we think about sword play and dagger stabbings in early modern drama, firearms existed at the time as well and were often employed by dramatists along side steel weapons.
June 12 The Bloody Banquet Returns
Production dramaturg Claire Kimball introduces The Bloody Banquet in this blog post. Click here to read about why you've probably never heard of this play before and what you can look forward to seeing in July.