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Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
- by Anne Washburn
- directed by Jeremy Aluma
What would you hold sacred if everything you knew was destroyed? In three acts, Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play is the story of survival and reinvention in a post-apocalyptic world. What starts as a group of friends casually recounting a Simpson’s episode morphs—over the course of more than 80 years—into a completely new form of storytelling.
- Themes: How do we tell the stories of our pasts and our histories? How do those stories change over time?
The cast features
Grainne Ortlieb (Jenny/Marge/Chorus), Harmony Zhang (Marcia/Lisa/FBI Agent 2/Chorus), Kayla Ford (Quincy/Business Woman/Bart (Act 3)), Katie Travers (Colleen/FBI Agent 1/Marge), Juan Pablo Ocasio (Matt/Homer (Act 2)/Chorus), Garrett Young (Gibson/Sideshow Bob/Homer (Act3)), Elliot Gross (Sam/BART (Act 2)/Mr. Burns).
The production team includes scenic design by Ashley Wang, costume design by Angela Mix, lighting design by Jay Koch, sound design by Alyssa Kerr, dramaturgy by Patricia Mahoney, stage management by Erin Collins.
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