Our Fair City
Who else might Dr. Caligari send to do her dirty work but the pugnacious, avaricious, and occasionally nefarious Blue Ribbon Winner’s Circle of the Science Faire, accompanied by a gang of their thuggish “participants?” What trouble will these purveyors of the rat flu bring down upon the heads of Dr. West, Elizabeth Rourke, and dear Andrew Snidge? Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Caligari — Martine Moore Holly Gates, Dean of the Science Faire— Stephanie Murphy Professor Talia Erlenmeyer— Eleanor Katz Teaching Assistant Podwell— Sebastian H. Orr Mrs. Rourke— Tara Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Written by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Steph Charaska.
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We return to the domicile of Dr. West, where Mrs. Rourke and Andrew desperately try to sort out just what happened at Al’s Bar…and who might be to blame. Narrator — Ansel Burch Mrs. Rourke— Tara Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin On The Radio— Lead Vocals: David Rheinstrom and Betsey Palmer. Guitar: Clayton Faits. Cello: Ira Ochs. Mandolin: Jeff Gardner. Bass: Lauren Rapciak. Percussion: Mark Soloff, Tara Schile, John Sumner Majer, Ryan Simmons. Backing Vocals: Tara Schile, Mark Soloff, Ryan Schile, Jeffrey Gardner, Clayton Faits, Ryan Simmons, John Sumner Majer, Lauren Rapciak, Ira Ochs Written by Clayton Faits. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
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Loamy takes Clay down the winding, wending paths of Old Tunnel, braves murk, mire, and Mold, to visit the wisest Mole this side of the muck. Narrator — Ansel Burch Clay— Tyler Samples Loamy— Lisa Burton Ol’ Silty— Sebastian H. Orr Dr. Moro— Mark Soloff The Mold— Ryan Schile Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Dann Tincher.
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This Exclusion Day, our Narrator brings us back to the first days after the Troubles to reveal how HartLife saved the lives of the last survivors of Hartford, CT. Narrator — Ansel Burch Linda Joiner— Abby Doud Paul Faits— Sebastian H. Orr The Woman— Stephanie Murphy The Child— Abby Doud Papa Hart— Mark Soloff The Outsider Chief— Also Mark Soloff Outsider Chorus— Ansel Burch, Abby Doud, Jeffrey Gardner, Stephanie Murphy, Sebastian Orr, David Rhienstrom, Mark Soloff Written by Mark Soloff. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by David Rhienstrom, Illustration by Ryan Simmons. With an enormous thank you to Paul Faits, one of our Vice-Presidential donors in our Kickstarter campaign!

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Dr. Caligari crashes a meeting of the Science Faire, looking for new recruits for the upcoming struggle with Dr. Herbert West. Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Caligari— Martine Moore Holly Gates, Dean of the Science Faire— Stephanie Murphy Teaching Assistant Podwell— Sebastian H. Orr Gallus Bray, Observant Participant— Ryan Schile Written by Clayton Faits. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Daniel Glassberg.
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We return to Al’s Bar, our favorite watering hole on the Concourse level, wherein Andrew Snidge gets possessive and Mrs. Rourke bites off more than she can chew. Narrator — Ansel Burch Mrs. Rourke — Tara Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Creep— Rick Uskert Bartender— Abby Doud McDreamy— Mark Soloff McAngry— Antonio Brunetti McNotHelping— Nathan Sowell Everyone Else in the Bar— Ryan Schile Written by Clayton Faits. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Dann Tincher.
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Sandy volunteers to help Loamy on a “special assignment,” Loamy sets her plan in motion, and Simon demonstrates that just because you’re a delusional loner on the fringes of society, doesn’t mean you can’t have a basic appreciation for tact and conversational graces. Narrator — Ansel Burch Clay — Tyler Samples Sandy— Abby Doud Loamy— Lisa Burton Simon— Mark Soloff Environmental Protection Doors— Jeffrey Gardner Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
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In which Andrew Snidge is marginally sneaky, Dr. Herbert West is accidentally terrifying, and the identity of Jane Doe #753 is revealed! Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Herbert West — Ryan Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Jane Doe #753— Surprise Guest Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
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We venture back to the lab, where Dr. Herbert West reveals his brilliance in a brief soliloquy to the assembled (and disassembled) multitudes in his workspace.
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Dr. Herbert West ventures out to answer a mysterious invitation, Dr. Caligari brags about her resource allotment, and Andrew Snidge very nearly gets everyone killed…again.
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