Probably most of you who are local already know about this, but plumtreeblossom
and I are in a live staged Hallowe’en radio show that is playing in Davis Square the next two weekends. (This is voice and Foley actors
performing in front of microphones, essentially as if performing a live radio drama, but for a live audience instead of for radio broadcast.
This is part of ’s regular Hallowe’en Tomes of Terror series, but this particular one
is all original plays by contemporary authors. (In the past, we’ve sometimes had new works, but mostly used scripts from classic radio series like Suspense
and Fibber McGee and Molly
There are three one-act plays (each about half an hour long), and plumtreeblossom
and I are in ”The Crasher” about a troubled writer who moves into a sleepy Maryland town to get away from her troubles. But she finds it’s not as quiet as she’d hoped.
The other two one-acts, both by local authors in the group, are ”Shivers on Highway 61”, about a motorcycle gang’s brushes with death (or at least with the dead), and ”The Red Line”, about an MBTA driver, about to retire, who wants to see the T saved from privatization, and the consequences of his choices. Plenty of our friends are involved in this, and all three shows are lots of fun.
There are six performances, all at Unity Church at 6 William St. (on College Ave.) in Davis Square, Somerville, just a couple blocks from the Davis Square T station:
You can order or reserve tickets online
- Friday, October 19th, at 8pm
- Saturday, October 20th, at 8pm
- Thursday, October 25th, at 8pm
- Friday, October 26th, at 8pm
- Saturday, October 27th, at at 2pm (matinée)
- Saturday, October 27th, at 8pm
or get them at the door. (Reservations or ordering in advance are a good idea since occasionally shows sell out.)EDIT: Here’s a link with more info, including a map and the cast and crew.
Hope lots of you can come see it!