FURTHER ADVENTURES OF ANSE AND BHULE IN NO-MAN’S LAND is a post-apocalyptic tale of Anse and Bhule, two brethren who wander a barren and desolate landscape after a global collapse. Their lives are forever changed when they encounter an ailing teacher and her daughter, also survivors, who shatter their ritualized beliefs. Winner of multiple Dramalogue awards (LA) and Drammy awards (Portland), playwright Tania Myren devises a made-up language for some of her characters that has been described as “Chaucerian.” Don’t miss this unique and compelling drama which promises to be unlike anything seen on Seattle’s stages this fall.
Fourth Floor, Seattle Center House
Opening Nov. 2 (PWYC Preview Nov. 1)
Performs Nov. 3, 4, 8, 9,10,11,12 (industry night –
PWYC), 15, 16, 17, 18 (closing)
Evening Performances 8:00 pm
Matinee performances 2:00 pm
Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets
$4 off — TPS discount
Thursdays (Nov.1,8,15 Pay What You Can)
*Note: PWYC and discount tickets only available at the door.
DIRECTIONS TO THEATRE4
Enter the north side of the Seattle Center House building and continue up the stairs to the elevator. Take the elevator to the 4th floor and turn to your left and follow signs to the theatre.
Contact Teresa Thuman
Anse – Lance Channing
Bhule – Shane Regan
Persephone – Christine Longe
Margueritte – Vanessa Clayton
Director – Teresa Thuman
Stage Manager – Karen Imas
Set Design – Michael Mowrey
Costume Design – Anastasia Armes
Lighting Design – Laura Gay
Fight Choreographer – Paul Ray
Asst. Stage Manager – Melinda Bunnage
Graphic Artist – Ken Holmes
Capoeira), Mel Helstien best new play award (Cha-Cha-Cha), and first prize in Southern California Playwrights Competition (Capoeira). The Further Adventures of Anse and Bhule in No-man’s Land was first produced in LA winning 2 Dramalogue awards, and in Portland Oregon winning 4 Drammy awards. The Closet and Bill’s Eye was produced in LA’s Edge of The World Theatre Festival (’02, 04) and The Caliban was voted one of 5 best new plays in LA in 2001 winning 2 Dramalogue awards. Her first play, Plainsong, was produced in workshop at NYC Ensemble Studio Theatre, subsequently at the 29th St. Project also in NYC, and most recently outdoors at the Empire Mine State Historical Park in Grass Valley CA. Her play the alice event (a musical) was produced by The Haven Project in Portland, OR, directed by Gretchen Corbett, who also directed her adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew for Tygre’s Heart Shakespeare Theatre in Portland. Last year she directed her own adaptation of Pride and Prejudice- “The Pride and Prejudice Project” with the Bloomsburg Players at Bloomsburg University where she was teaching in the theatre department as a sabbatical replacement. She is currently teaching a fine arts class at Marywood University in Scranton. Her acting credits include regional (over 25 plays) as well as New York theatre (Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off Broadway) with a few forays into film and television.
LANCE CHANNING (Anse) is happy to be returning to Sound Theatre Company where he was last seen as Stephano in The Tempest (in the lake). He most recently appeared as the rebellious student, Perchik, in Seattle Musical Theatre’s production of A Fiddler on the Roof. Lance has been seen around the country, as far east as Akron, OH . and as far south as Houston, TX. Seattle area theatre credits include: A Flea in her Ear, 4 Christmases, Nicholas Nickleby, A Christmas Carol (Centerstage), Twelfth Night (SecondStory Rep), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Tacoma Actors Guild), The Twilight Zone (Theatre Schmeater), and At the Back of the North Wind (Village Theatre- Festival of New Musicals). Mr. Channing is a graduate of Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.
SHANE REGEN (BHULE)– Shennuz verr’happee tabee apartuv thiz prod’kshun. Intha landuv Seettle, Shenn haz gorta res’mayuv menny shoze, lak “sommthingiza fut” at renntonne civ’k und “thegz” atta burryin’ littole theet’r. Shennuz allso th’ree sentrival uv Seettle, azzee ustabee frumtha landuv fed’ralwai. Thanks ta atha castan crew, an’ th’addients fer tekkin’on thiz diff’kultbut greet pley. Lov ferall in Shenn’s life, he doan think he cud doot wi’thotya. rabbonee.
CHRISTINE LONGÉ (Persephone) is thrilled to embark on the adventure of Anse and Bhule. This November, she’ll also perform with theater simple as the title character in The Elephant’s Child. Christine recently toured around 5 states with Missoula Children’s Theatre. Past credits include: Miranda in The Tempest, June in Marisol, Starfish in The Little Mermaid, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Chava in Fiddler on the Roof, and several ensemble roles in Wonderful Town and 365 Days/365 Plays. Christine earned a BFA in Theatre from Cornish College of the Arts, with an emphasis in Original Works. Endless thanks to her family and friends for being so supportive and understanding of her busy schedule. For all her great teachers.
VANESSA CLAYTON (Margueritte) is excited to be debuting with Sound Theatre Company. Vanessa studied acting at Cornish and trained with Pacific Performance Suzuki Project. She received her BFA Musical Theatre from the College of Santa Fe. A few credits: Raymonde in A Flea in Her Ear, The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol at Centerstage; Comedia in Agrippina, The Tempest, dancer in Turandot at the Santa Fe Opera; also Pizzani in An Accidental Death of the Anarchist, Mary in The Bald Soprano, Karen in Jakes Women, and Queen Anne in Three Musketeers.