Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
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by Anne Washburn
Score by Michael Friedman
Lyrics by Anne Washburn
Directed by Ellen Orenstein
Scenic Design by Robert Dutiel
Costume Design by Julia Squier
Lighting Design by Abigail Hoke-Brady
Sound Design by David Margolin Lawson
Production Stage Management by Rachel Wilson
Playwrights Horizons, Inc. produced the New York City premiere of the play off- Broadway in 2013.
Originally produced in June, 2012 by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC, Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director.
Mr. Burns was Commissioned by The Civilians, New York, NY Steven Cosson, Artistic Director
For the language of the remembering of the Simpsons’ episode, Cape Feare, the author would like to credit the Civilians actors involved in the initial workshop: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Maria Dizzia, Gibson Frazier, Matt Maher, Jennifer Morris, Colleen Werthmann and Sam Breslin Wright.
This production of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play contains the following:
Themes of loss, grief, death, helplessness, and crisis.
Depictions of violence and murder
There will be one pre-recorded gunshot and a death by shooting. No blood application will be used.
The use of prop weapons. All prop guns used in this production are solid rubber with no moving parts and are incapable of firing any form of ammunition.
Periods of blinding or flashing lights
The sound of air raid sirens.
Please be aware that during Act II characters will enter and move through the auditorium.
Light Board Programmer - Ethan Foley
Special thanks to Angelina Barberia , Ashlynn Baumgartner, Natalie Popky, Kat Sloan Garcia, Avalon Cole, Angelo Sagnelli, Martin Perrin, Production Resource Group, and Gabriella Dutiel for her contribution to the bike.
Chair, Department of Theatre Arts - Jill Stevenson
“Mr. Burns, a post-electric play” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.