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Scene 1 from Intimate Relay

Scene 1 from Intimate Relay

Scene 1 from Intimate Relay by onomé ekeh Dramatis Personae (In Order of Appearance) Lucretia, our heroine Miss Eleggua a.k.a. “Legsy”, a young girl and our sometime referee Viktor & Rolf, the dandies next door Edgar & Violet a couple Britannicus & Octavia, twins in the garden Baron Samedi Great Aunt Brigitte A Baby SCENES:...
TRIGGERS (A GAME CALLED ZOO)

TRIGGERS (A GAME CALLED ZOO)

‘A Game Called Zoo’, is a set of neuro-linguistic triggers. If you are reading this, you are already playing the game… Here are some instructions:  
Intimate Relay:  NOTES ABOUT CHARACTERS, THEMES & SETTING

Intimate Relay: NOTES ABOUT CHARACTERS, THEMES & SETTING

In various West African traditions, biological twins have a sacred/profane mystique. In Yorubaland in particular, they are considered magical and given special names, possessing a specific social function akin to the ‘alchemical union of opposites’ in Western Hermetic traditions… these varying facets of twinship are themes explored in this play. The piece also culls from...
Surge: A Tale of Sleeping Beauty  (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Surge: A Tale of Sleeping Beauty (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

DRAMATIS PERSONAE ANGEL/ BELLA GIRL PARTY GUESTS BELLA AT 16/ YOUNGER MAXINE MAXINE CARA DOCTOR 6 YOUNG MEN SCENES: A CHILD’S BEDROOM; A LIVING ROOM; A LABORATORY; A SUSPENDED ANIMATION TANK A child sleeps in the foreground,. An angelic being, completely burnished gold with lengthy gold braids and golden vestments appears beside the sleeping GIRL....
Futuresign: An excerpt

Futuresign: An excerpt

1.1 We hear the voice of SIBYL over an elaborate montage of antiquarian maps, royal insignia and portraiture: SIBYL (voice over): It is an unspecified future, a world which very much resembles fin de siecle Europe at the uncertain borders of the twentieth century… The balance of power is generated by tensions between the Dark...
Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

...t there is a loud banging from the furnace oven and the entire space turns fiery orange with heat. HANSEL crawls under the table, GRETEL strikes a defiant fashion pose.
Angelica  excerpt from (The Sea of Lightning)

Angelica excerpt from (The Sea of Lightning)

Session VII (from transcript) DR: Hello Otto. OTTO: I notice my new-found privileges have been revoked— DR: It’s nothing to do with me Otto. OTTO: No, that wouldn’t be your style. You just did nothing, right? Not so much as blip of protest from you— DR: Are you angry at me? OTTO: Let down more...
In The Garden  (excerpt from The Sea of Lightning)

In The Garden (excerpt from The Sea of Lightning)

Session V: 05/13/99 (From the diary of Doctor Trieste) I arrive in the garden fifteen minutes ahead. It is still dark and a little cold, and I am a little asleep, it is 4:30 a.m. I sit on a stone bench and wait. I scan the area for surveillance cams, but as usual, they elude...
THE WHITE ROOM  (excerpt from The Sea of Lightning)

THE WHITE ROOM (excerpt from The Sea of Lightning)

Session IV (from transcript) DR.: You’ve had this recurring dream for a couple of weeks, maybe we should talk about that today. OTTO: No — DR.: I talked to the Directrix about your requests Otto. The matter is under consideration— OTTO: Her answer of course is no. DR.: But you don’t know that for a...
Otto's Cell  excerpt from 'The Sea of Lightning'

Otto’s Cell excerpt from ‘The Sea of Lightning’

“all pain is geological” In a future that seems very much like the present, the talents of convicted criminal masterminds are harnessed by NATO to develop new war and intelligence technologies. They are incarcerated in former monasteries where they may conduct their research in relative ease and peace. The former abbey of Vézelay is such...
Gila Mudman Walkabout (from echo::system)

Gila Mudman Walkabout (from echo::system)

gambling diamonds In desperate need of turning around...