Necessary Monsters

Notes from Dramaturg Walt McGough

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“We do not know what the dragon means, just as we do not know the meaning of the universe, but there is something in the image of the dragon that is congenial to man’s imagination, and thus the dragon arises in many latitudes and ages.  It is, one might say, a necessary monster, not some […]

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Necessary Monsters

Here There be MONSTERS

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SpeakEasy Stage: How did the two of you first start working together? David R. Gammons: I’d been aware of John’s work as a local celebrity— John Kuntz: Oh, pshaw. DRG: —and was about to direct Titus Andronicus for Actors’ Shakespeare Project. This was back in 2007. When we made a decision to make Titus an […]

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Necessary Monsters

A Living, Breathing Monster

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Lighting Designer Jeff Adelberg discusses the challenges and joys of designing for a show like NECESSARY MONSTERS.

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Holiday Ticket Vouchers

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What They Get Two, Three, or Four tickets - to use on any remaining show or shows in SpeakEasy’s 14-15 Season in any combination they like. For example, a person with a four-ticket voucher can go to one show with three friends, see two shows with one friend, or attend in any combination that they can […]

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Necessary Monsters

Notes from Dramaturg Walt McGough

waitingcast

“We do not know what the dragon means, just as we do not know the meaning of the universe, but there is something in the image of the dragon that is congenial to man’s imagination, and thus the dragon arises in many latitudes and ages.  It is, one might say, a necessary monster, not some […]

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Necessary Monsters

Here There be MONSTERS

johnnyanddavid

SpeakEasy Stage: How did the two of you first start working together? David R. Gammons: I’d been aware of John’s work as a local celebrity— John Kuntz: Oh, pshaw. DRG: —and was about to direct Titus Andronicus for Actors’ Shakespeare Project. This was back in 2007. When we made a decision to make Titus an […]

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Necessary Monsters Photos

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Production Images Click images below to view full size. Then right-click and “Save As” to download high-resolution versions. Credit all images to Craig Bailey/Perspective Photo.

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Necessary Monsters

Interview: John Kuntz

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What is NECESSARY MONSTERS all about? Necessary Monsters is (at least) five different over-lapping stories, all called “Necessary Monsters”. In the first scene you meet two people on a blind date, and discover that one of them is a film editor, working on a low-budget horror film called Necessary Monsters. In the next scene, you meet two people in […]

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