A new musical comedy that affectionately pays tribute to backstage musicals and manages to spoof everything from superstitions and the spirit world to method acting and musical theatre traditions. Part of 1987 Plays in Progress.
Playwrights: Marianne Copithorne and Murray McCune
Director: Stephen Heatley
Cast: Nola Augustson, James Downing, Murray McCune, Marianne Copithorne and Emily Osteo (Bruce – the skeleton) Set and Lighting Designer: Daniel van Heyst Choreographer: Greg Coltman Musical Director/Keyboards: Allison Russell Costume Designer: Kerry Hackett Stage Manager: Terri Gillis Technical Director: Geoffrey Jackson
“Just ask any shaman, any exorcist, any sorcerer you happen to meet! There ain’t an evil apparition can resist…
The Ooga Booga Beat!”