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Mr. Snortoose and the Machine-Children's Machine
Performed at the 2015 rEvolver Festival, May 20-31st 2015 presented by Upintheair Theatre
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In a world missing all history, the man with a single memory is king. Unfortunately for Mr. Snortoose, his one existing memory disappears whenever he needs to recall it. The community around him - a buncha hollow know-nothin machine children - is growing restless for the past, and the machine they are tirelessly building is threatening unspeakable futures.
Corrupting and misinterpreting text from old newspapers, out-dated medical textbooks, and a couple of well known fables, Mr. Snortoose and the Machine Children’s Machine is an absurd nostalgia retelling a history that never really happened.
The show features a plethora of radios, several sizes of squares, stacks of cardboard, a flip!, original music, and a lamp in shorts.
Concept, Text and Direction by Elysse Cheadle
with co-creators and performers
Music by Elliot Vaughan
Lighting Design by Jonathan Kim
Stage Management by Malena Meneses-Skoda
Performer Carmine Santavenere
Photo by Dan Borzillo
Production stills from video documentation by Daniel O'Shea