Necessary Monsters

Bad Jews, Far From Heaven, Necessary Monsters, The Color Purple, The Whale

2014 IRNE Nominations

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The Independent Reviewers of New England have announced their nominations for the 2015 IRNE Awards, and SpeakEasy is proud to have earned 20 nominations for our productions and artists. The ceremony will be held April 13, at 7:30 pm (doors at 7 p.m.), at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street, […]

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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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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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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 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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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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