BoonDog Theatre in association with Theatre503 presents
1935. Dust Bowl America. As the worst recorded dust storm in history is about to hit, a tinpot circus rolls into town. Myra Collins, the fortune-teller, is plying her trade, for there is trade here to be done. People are desperate for even the smallest sign of hope, but these are desperate times, and hope comes at a price…
A new darkly funny, one act, one woman, psychological thriller based on research into charlatan psychics throughout history. A fall from grace, a desire for revenge, a longing for hope. Laced with poignancy and devilry, Showmanship is the next circus installment by award winning company BoonDog Theatre .
BoonDog Theatre are a small collaborative company making darkly comic, character based theatre. Their interweaving circus series, all set within the fictional “Boon and Doggett Circus”, began with “The Stooge”: a one man show about a clown whose partner chokes to death on a ping pong ball. Following the 2017 Les Enfants Terribles Greenwich Partnership Award winning production “Goody”, comes their next circus installment “Showmanship”.
Lucy is a multi-award winning playwright, performer and freelance illustrator. Writer and performer of critically acclaimed The State Vs John Hayes (Argus Angel Award), and the BoonDog Circus series: Goody (Les Enfants Terribles Greenwich Partnership Award 2017) and Showmanship (nominated for Infallibles Theatrical Excellence Award 2018). She is currently working on her next two plays.
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