The Presented

Archived Show


Produced by:
Chris Davis
July 10 - July 21, 2019
Run Time:
0 Hour, 50 Minutes
Showing in Theater
$15 (Members $12)

Show Info

Written and performed by Chris Davis
Directed by Mary Tuomanen

Chris, a struggling solo artist working at a movie theater goes on a surreal adventure into his subconscious while popping popcorn. On his journey to confront his existential and artistic anxieties, he encounters a bizarre cast of characters, including a defamed 19th century actress, a violent fringe producer, and a large bear. This fast paced one-man show explores the meaning of success and rejection through the extraordinary and often fantastical travels of one artists mind. The Presented examines what it means to be a "chosen" artist in the world today in a hilarious and insightful 50-minute show that will make you never want to pursue a career in the arts. 

Producing Company

Chris Davis

Chris Davis (actor/writer) is a writer and performer residing in Philadelphia, PA.  Recent projects include solo shows One-Man Apocalypse Now (★★★★★ - “superbly crafted” - Underdog Reviews), Bortle 8 (“…a strikingly original writer and performer.” - The Scotsman), Drunk Lion (“A potent success” ★★★★★ - TV Bomb), and Violence of the Lambs (“…absurd comedy at its very best." ★★★★★ – The Student Newspaper).  He has participated in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the last 4 years.  His show One-Man Apocalypse Now will be presented in Osloring, Germany as part of the Thespis Festival in November 2018.

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