Thursday, October 2, 2014

Purple Electric Play (PEP!)

By Asher Hartman
October 30th to January 18th

January tickets now on sale here!

Check out these heart-felt shout-outs from our felt-faced friends: a big thanks to some folks who supported the fundraising campaign!

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Purple Electric Play (PEP!) is a (literally) underground theatrical performance featuring magic, political history, black lights, black
arts, levitation, gratuitous special effects and entertainers both human and puppet producing a bewildering array of emotional and artistic effects.

Tickets are on sale NOW! Click here to purchase. TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! TICKETS ARE ON SALE!

Over a year in the making, Purple Electric Play (PEP!) is Machine Project’s newest collaboration with visionary playwright and psychic Asher Hartman. Commissioned specifically for the Machine Project’s 17 seat underground theatre, PEP! will delight and bewilder the audience with performances of mind-melting intensity.

In a mix of black light theater and black magic, PEP! follows two underground entertainers, THE VITAL ORGAN and THE STAR, as they step in and out of rough and ridiculous political histories, assisted by their pals, THE AUDIENCE, four naive and playful puppets, LO-PHAT, DONKEY, SALAD BAR and STARVATION luring their live audience deeper into the morass of questions and confrontations that arise from memories of injustice and revolt. PEP! explicitly leverages an audience’s expectation of diversion and excitement to explore the relationship of the creative class to privilege and power, both as resistors and provocateurs.

Are you the kind of person who wishes Machine Project was just a little more intense, overwhelming and delirious? Have we got a play for you!

The show runs the following dates: (All shows run 8:30pm to 10:00pm, no late entry)
Thursday, October 30th SOLD OUT!
Friday, October 31st SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 1st SOLD OUT!
Thursday, November 6th SOLD OUT!
Friday, November 7th SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 8th SOLD OUT!
Thursday, November 13th SOLD OUT!
Friday, November 14th SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 15th SOLD OUT!
Thursday, November 20th SOLD OUT!
Friday, November 21st SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 22nd SOLD OUT!
Friday, November 28th SOLD OUT!
Saturday, November 29th SOLD OUT!
Thursday, December 4th SOLD OUT!
Friday, December 5th SOLD OUT!
Saturday, December 6th SOLD OUT!
Thursday, December 11th SOLD OUT!
Friday, December 12th SOLD OUT!
Saturday, December 13th SOLD OUT!


Please check out our fundraising campaign here!


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