Written and performed by Chris Harcum
Directed by Aimee Todoroff
Love/hate America? So does Chris Harcum. Statistically, one in five Americans owns a gun. Everyday occurrences can erupt into hilarity or danger. It's enough to make you question whether it's safe to go to the theatre. Brecht meets stand-up in this solo show confrontation of violence in the land of Ted Nugent Disease. Not only will you laugh a lot but you'll be reminded that you are alive.
Chris Harcum (Performer and playwright): is pleased to making his debuts at 59e59 and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He has been a staple of the downtown NYC theatre scene for the last ten years. Six of his solo shows (and a one-act) have been published on Indie Theatre Now. Chris was named one of NYTheatre’s People of the Year in 2011. He serves as the Executive Director for Elephant Run District and as Managing Director for the League of Independent Theater.
Read more at: http://www.chrisharcum.com
Elephant Run District is a collective devoted to challenging expectations, inspiring dialogue in our community and creating long-lasting memories. ERD seeks to entertain its audiences while addressing issues that affect our society. The District is a place where traditions collide and new possibilities are explored in the hunt to create stories that are ultimately human. Most recently, Elephant Run District produced 7 Stampede Labs at the Living Theatre to cross-pollinate New York’s indie theater territory and pay homage to Off Off’s history. Over 21 indie theater companies and 100 artists shared their work through this unique theatrical experience.
Read more at: http://www.elephantrundistrict.org