Popworks is excited to present a workshop production of
Cyndi Williams, Jeffery Mills, Adriene Mishler, Rosalyn Mandola, Jennymarie Jemison, Kelli Bland and Robert Pierson as The Bear
Step Inside The Golden Apple: JUNE 27th-JUNE 29th, 8PM
LATE NIGHT JUNE 29TH, 10PM
RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE! Free advance tickets via Brown Paper Tickets.
TICKETS THAT ARE NOT CLAIMED BY 7:45 WILL BE SOLD TO PRESENT PARTIES ON THE WAIT LIST.
TICKETS $8 at the door
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* * free parking in lot! * *
"Do you feel bad for a mom who turns into a monster and is destroyed? It seems like fate to me, and fate's got no pity. But man, you gotta feel bad for those kids. Because Matricide is pure Curse-Starter, for sure.
Maybe though tonight, things might change. There's a ritual for that. But it's gotta be just right. "
Trapped under a terrible curse, a deeply troubled family and minor showbiz clan withers away. Convinced their long dead mother is haunting them, they are paralyzed with fear, ashamed of her death, and stuck at their last gig, The Golden Apple. But a secret coiled as tight as theirs is bound to spring. An outsider crashes thru their careful silence and the spring is tripped. The truth can open a door, but it can also kill a man. What remains after the falsehoods - tiny and tragic - come crumbling? And what happened that fateful night to send the family reeling?
From some of the people that brought you THE ASSUMPTION comes the story of a troubled and ridiculous family. Part greek tragedy, part 60's girl group musical, part Grey Gardens, THE BECOMINGS is the next venture for the fledgling collaborative experiment that is POPWORKS. This stellar company of performers shares the stage with a live-band with Justin "The Judge" Bankston (formerly of Winslow) playing original music from Sally Crewe, The Bandana Splits, Sonnet Blanton, Alejandro Rose-Garcia of Shakey Graves, and house band, Fast Moustache.
Direction Sonnet Blanton
Music Direction & Arrangement Justin Bankston and Alejandro Rose-Garcia
Production Management Sam Webber
Words: Blanton, Mills, Williams
Movement: Adriene Mishler
"People who have survived the cruel fate of tragedy do not make sweet stories well. They come across all funny. Hollow. Crooked. Like a smile hides the dark words you struggle to keep trapped behind your teeth. Our stories - Our story holds so much dark. But there is power in the dark. There is unsuspected depth."
poster design by Gabe Vaughn