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Brian Parks talks about the biggest challenge of bringing a show from overseas to the Fringe

“My play Americana Absurdum, which ran in Edinburgh in 2000, won a Fringe First, and then went to the Menier Chocolate Factory in London. It is composed of two separate, shorter plays, Vomit and Roses, and Wolverine Dream, which we first staged separately in New York in the mid-1990s. The director, John Clancy, then had the idea of combining them into one, two-part play, since they shared a somewhat sinister comic sensibility, a directorial style and a main character. It was a great idea.

I did not envision it having international appeal at the time, because it’s both very American and rather odd in its comedy…” Click Here To Read The Entire Article

 

 

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