Blue Ass Monkey Theater Company
MERCURY FUR by Philip Ridley
@ Atlantic Stage 2
Playing 3 performances:
December 14 & 15 at 8pm
& December 15 at 2 pm.
With Blue Ass Monkey Theater Company
Directed by Hannah Pascoe
In a post-apocalyptic version of London's East End, terror, gangs, violence and drugs in the form of butterflies rule. The protagonists are a gang of youths, surviving by their wits. They deal the butterflies, engaging in trade with objects from places like the British Museum, looted by their butterfly-addicted customers. But their main source of 'income' is holding parties for wealthy clients, in which their wildest fantasies are brought to life. In the non-stop two hours of the play, the party in question revolves around the murder of a child with a meat hook, staged in a Vietnam-style fantasy of the Party Guest. The gang ultimately have to face the question of how far they are willing to go in order to save the people they love.
For tickets go to: http://mercuryfurblasmo.eventbrite.com/
Blake will be playing Elliot in MERCURY FUR.