“One of the most invigorating things of any stripe I’ve seen on a stage all year.”
– Richard Sanford, Columbus Underground
“Everyone in the ensemble conveys humanity with undertones of sadness while wondering how to remain hopeful in a world that could use more kindness. Yes, it could.”
– Michael Grossberg, Columbus Dispatch
HOPE: What it is? Where does it come from? Who has it? Where can I get some?
No statements, only questions.
Bootleg Radio is a a gloriously weird theatrical collage. It’s a mix of minds1 that includes more than two dozen artists and writers from all over the United States. Expect music, movement, poetry, and lots of surprises.
“Whatever we do together is pure invention.” – Adrienne Rich
by1 Jennifer Schlueter and Matt Slaybaugh
September 28 – October 14, 2017
Ninety minutes, including one intermission.
Riffe Center Studio One
77 South High St.
Acacia Duncan, Todd Eckert, David J. Glover, Brian Gray, Amanda Loch, Karie Miller, Elena Perantoni, Ian Short, and Dakota Thorn.
Special Appearance by: Gina Hoch-Stall, October 6-8.
Choreographer: Todd Eckert
Stage Manager: Adam Humphrey
Scenic Design: Brad Steinmetz
Lighting Design: John Dranschak
Sound Design: Dave Wallingford
Thursday, September 28 @ 8pm (w/ talkback)
Friday, September 29 @ 8pm (w/ talkback)
Saturday, September 30 @ 8pm
Friday, October 6 @ 8pm (w/ talkback)
Saturday, October 7 @ 8pm
Sunday, October 8 @ 2pm
Thursday, October 12 @ 8pm (w/ talkback)
***NO PERFORMANCE on October 13***
Saturday, October 14 @ 8pm
1Bootleg Radio was created by a large group working for six months in collaboration: Anna Brown Massey, Acacia Duncan, Todd Eckert, David J. Glover, Brian Gray, Adam Humphrey, Amanda Loch, Michelle G. Lowrey, Jaylene Jennings, Karie Miller, Eleni Papaleonardos, Elena Perantoni, Ian Short, Brad Steinmetz, Dakota Thorn, Blake Turner, and Rohaan Unvala.
Many writers created text for Bootleg Radio, including: Stefan Farrenkopf, Jackie Hedeman, Adam Humphrey, Emily Humphreys, Samantha Tucker Iacovetto, Amanda Loch, Michelle G. Lowrey, Cassidy Slaughter Mason, Melonie Mazibuko, Karie Miller, Molly Olguin, Savannah Reich, Alexis Schaetzle, Jennifer Schlueter, John Schmor, Matt Slaybaugh, Mark Snyder, C. Denby Swanson, Danny Turek, and Preston Witt.
Text for Bootleg Radio is also is drawn from work by: Dan Bejar, Anne Bogart, Carla Bozulich, Tara Brach, David Byrne, Italo Calvino, Raymond Carver, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Dave Eggers, Renee Gladman, Goethe, Langston Hughes, William James, Corita Kent, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Chris Kraus, Thomas Merton, Rachel Naomi Remen, Adrienne Rich, Susan Rogers, Mary Ruefle, David Shields, Rebecca Solnit, Michael Stipe, David Foster Wallace, and Adam Zagajewski.