*Actors' Equity Association
¤taxdeductible theatre core member

The Dare Project #5
January 31, 2007 - The Wings Theater (NYC)

Dare: At least 3 characters, convinced they've lived a previous life, try to convince the others, who doubt it

Chip off the Old Block

Two men who compensate for their ordinary lives gain perspective from a third, at a reality show casting.

Charles: Zach Fisher*
Kevin: Rich Fromm*
Ernie: Dan Matisa*

Special thanks to Casey Burden for the lunchbox artwork

Dare: Three needs: Birth control, popcorn, and tooth-blacking (pirate accessory)

Three Needs

Doing a round of speed dating helps to clarify one woman's needs in a boyfriend.

Katie: Bryn Boice*
Pete: Michael Poignand*
Olivia: Kelly Howe
Tim: Dan Schultz*
Mandy: Melissa Menzie
Lance: J.C. Pierce

Special thanks to Jimmie Galaites and the voice of Scott Casper

Dare: I think there's a two karat diamond up my arse, is there a surgeon present?

Better Control Through Research

A South African diamond mining corporation goes to extreme lengths to find a missing gem.

Man: Peter Pryce
Linus: John Hashop
Diver 1: Dan Matisa*
Diver 2: Rich Fromm*

Special thanks to Phoenix Theatre Ensemble and Tony Mulanix

Dare: Every other word must begin with k or "k" sound

Kaliedescope the Clown's Consonant Caravan

Beloved kids show comedy host Kaliedescope the Clown just can't accept Conjunction the Kangaroo replacing Kaliedescope's life's calling.

Kaleidoscope the Clown: Jed Aicher*
Conjunction the Kangaroo: Christopher Catalano

Special thanks to Julia Tobey and Keifer Mansfield

Dare: Write a musical about the Iraqi War

The First Casualty of War is...DANCE!

An intrepid reporter searches for a big story in the Iraqi war-zone, through song.

Tim Janney, US Newsman: Adam Branson
Joe, the Producer: Terry Small*
That Fucking Girl: Andrea Rutherford*

The Band: Ken Ferrigni and Aaron Kliner

Special thanks to Moussa at the Islam Fashion Center

PDF of the Program

Stage Manager: Emily May Smith
Front of House: Shannon Locke, Kendra Kay, Rachel Bauder
Light Board Operator: Scott Casper
Sound Board Operator: Matt Given

taxdeductible theatre also wishes to thank...
St. Patrick's Church
Tom Fazio
Liz Montenegro and Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
Materials for the Arts
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs/NYC Department of Sanitation/NYC Department of Education.
The Wings Theatre

click here for a pdf version of the program

* denotes actor appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.
¤ denotes taxdeductible theatre core member.