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Rather than just record my ugly puss talking about my project, as was suggested, here instead is a video of the first scene of act one, a read-through of the play performed at the anime convention "Anime Central" in 2011.  For the rest of Act 1, click on the links below:

Scene 2  Scenes 3-4  Scene 5 

And here's a link to a music video of one of the completed songs, from Act 2: "For Romance!"

My purpose for this play is to create a low-budget, minimalist play that can be performed by any small theater group in the country.  Starting here in Chicago, perhaps the best city for local theater in the country (OK so I'm biased), it's my hope to have this performed across the nation, perhaps even form a road group to perform it at conventions.

The music takes its inspiration from classic American musicals such as "West Side Story", "My Fair Lady" and "Fiddler On The Roof", among others.  The production itself is more along the lines of a play like "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown".

This is a play with great potential, and with just a little boost from you, we can "Kickstart" it!

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    For $5, you can have a high-quality digital print of an original poster for the play!

    I have just confirmed that the print will be drawn by famed anime artist Steve Bennett! It will be a "full color 11 x 17, vectored poster print/electronic file capable"! My thanks to Steve, a smaller, sample picture will be made available when he finishes it!

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    For a $50 donation you will receive 2 tickets to the hit Chicago play "Late Night Catechism", generously donated by Sister Vicki herself!

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    (Note: "Mother Superior’s Ho-Ho-Holy Night" is a holiday-themed show performed later in the year)

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