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Casey Wimpee

CASEY WIMPEE  (1980 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Casey Economy (Casey Wimpee), born 18 Dec 1980, is a Brooklyn-based fiction writer and playwright from Dallas, Texas, and co-founder of the Aztec Economy. His plays include Lavaman (Ice Factory 2009, Ohio Theatre, NYC), National Diet of Japan (P.S. 122, NYC), Pontiac Firebird Variations (Ice Factory 2011, Ohio Interrupted @ 3LD, NYC) the Battleplays Trilogy (the Brick / Monkeytown, NY), Adventures in the OK Skin Trade (the Fridge, DC), and Arms & the Octopus (Ohio / Galapagos, NY), for which he was nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre award. His short plays, the Queen is Dead and Amphibians were selected to be performed in Samuel French's 2008 and 2009 OOB Festival, respectively.

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        9 Yodels         Adventures in the OK Skin Trade         Alabama Goddam         Alabama Goddam         Aletheia         Amphibians         AntiGone With the Wind         Arms and the Octopus         Atlas, or Constellation Golf         Bloody Elephants         Bring Me the Head of John Ford         Brutes, The         Butcher Holler Here We Come         Color Tvs En Tijuana         Exit, Pursued By Bears         Happy Birthday, Buddy Holly         Hot Damn         Kansas City Book of the Dead         Kill Devil Hills, or a True Historie of Such Wundrous Discoveries of the Brothers Orevelle & Wilbur Wright and the Mechanystical Fates That Befell Them as Hath Hapn'd in the Kill Devill Hills of Carolina Collony Since the Fall of Icarus, Which Now Resideth in the Foullest of Slimey Deep, Til The Fierie Glorys of Tribulation, With A Brief Detour to the Moone. (Divided in 2 Cycles.. & 7 Gears)         Lavaman         Marfa Lights         More Songs From the Neo-Fascist Nursery Players Troupe         My Kind of Blood         National Diet of Japan         Pontiac Firebird Variations         Psychojelly         Psychojelly         Queen Is Dead, The         Ship of Fools         Take Out Chinese         What the Hell



9 Yodels

Synopsis:
a study in voices, focusing on oranges, tangerines, clementines, mountain goats, clouds, candles, smoke, fire, earth, bonsai and sake

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
KGB Bar, NYC    Sep 2009

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
song / poem play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Adventures in the OK Skin Trade

Synopsis:
Gravely burned from a barn fire and heartbroken over the disappearance of his one true love, a retired football quarterback-cum-pig baron dies encircled by three competitors, each staking their own separate claims to his fortune: an opium-addicted prostitute for his fertile Oklahoma acreage, a black market organ broker for his mysterious 'Black Book', and his own livestock auctioneer for something even more inhuman.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
the Fridge, Washington, D.C.    Feb 2011

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Alabama Goddam

Synopsis:
a high-speed hurricane of a twisted family history as played out between two brothers: through role-playing memories, we're introduced to a story involving the conquistador Hernando de Soto, Hank Aaron and the Atlanta Braves, Tropicana Florida Orange Juice, Mississippi River Water, Walt Disney, Witch Doctors, Indian Burial Mounds, and a Giant Animatronic Robot Possum. A violent storm of childhood guilt ritually expressed.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Shaolin-Do Martial Arts Studio (Backyard Ballroom Annex), NOLA    Nov 2011

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Alabama Goddam

Synopsis:
a high-speed hurricane of a twisted family history as played out between two brothers: through role-playing memories, we're introduced to a story involving the conquistador Hernando de Soto, Hank Aaron and the Atlanta Braves, Tropicana Florida Orange Juice, Mississippi River Water, Walt Disney, Witch Doctors, Indian Burial Mounds, and a Giant Animatronic Robot Possum. A violent storm of childhood guilt ritually expressed.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Shaolin-Do Martial Arts Studio (Backyard Ballroom Annex), NOLA    Nov 2011

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Aletheia

Synopsis:
Lethe, an amnesiac, and a woman with whom he shares a vaguely troubled psyche attempt to recollect their histories after a horrific accident.

Notes:
aka the Search Party

1st Produced:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX    2003

Company:
SWTSU Theatre Department

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Amphibians

Synopsis:
amphibians. noun. a play written by casey wimpee about a longstanding extramarital affair between two lovers in a cheap hotel, somewhere between a dream and a shout. see also: the definitions of black, white, sex, race, word, god, heaven, death, dreams, solar eclipse, lighter fluid, shoe polish, glossolalia.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
the Blue Theatre, Austin, TX    2008

Company:
the Search Party

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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AntiGone With the Wind

Synopsis:
Mixing densely-layered audio sequences including voice-overs, environmental compositions, 70's femme-disco pop, battle field effects, and a chorus of barking dogs,this one-woman live show reveals a girl named Sara who can't find the center of the room.Trapped on the periphery of a large room, she performs a psychological gesturing to an audiobook of romance, fantasy, humor and suffering.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY    2009

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  2 voices 1/m, 1/f

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Arms and the Octopus

Synopsis:
A suicide bomber encounters his promised virgins in a heaven which turns out to be a nightmare.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Ohio theatre    2007

Company:
Working Man's Clothes, Thursday Problem, Jeffrey Schulman

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Atlas, or Constellation Golf

Synopsis:
X and Y. X is half blind. Y is half deaf. the earth is heavy and dark, but the heavens float above them, light and radiant. Constellations rise and fall with the rigor and grace of a golf swing, and all that is required for reckoning the stars or winning the PGA tour is simply to connect the dots. Only beware of apocryphal texts.

Notes:
aka the Map Is Not the Territory

1st Produced:

Company:
the Thursday Problem, Working Man's Clothes, the Reanimation Library

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  2 gender non specific

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Bloody Elephants

Synopsis:
Two alcoholic brothers discuss everything from prostitution to conflict diamonds over copious amounts of bourbon.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Jimmy's No. 43, NYC    2006

Company:
Working Man's Clothes Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Bring Me the Head of John Ford

Synopsis:
Part psychological western, part solo performance art, part Noh movement piece, part Greek mystery play. Josh Fid is a video store clerk with a dark past in a sleepy west Texas town. On the surface a quirky and slightly withdrawn young man, the true nature of this emerging sociopath can only be perceived in the confines of his trailer, in which he devotes all of his waking hours to watching westerns and nurturing an increasingly turbulent dexedrine addiction. A mono-maniacal relationship develops between Josh and a classic spaghetti western into which he soon projects all of his innermost desires and memories. But as the film keeps playing and Josh spirals ever more out of control, it becomes progressively more difficult to distinguish not only the boundary between good and evil, but between film and fan and, ultimately, actor and audience.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Multimedia Western

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Brutes, The

Synopsis:
Just 5 months before President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, a benefit performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar was presented in New York City's Greenwich Village. Three brothers, Edwin, Junius Brutus, Jr., and John Wilkes Booth - stock of the most prestigious acting family of their day, perform onstage together for the first and only time as, Brutus, Cassius, & Marc Antony, respectively. A play blending Hamlet, Julius Caesar, the Civil War and sibling rivalry.

Notes:
part of The Bloodlines Trilogy, by Casey Wimpee

1st Produced:
The New Ohio Theater, NYC (staged reading)    Jan 2013

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Speculative Fiction / History

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  1            Other:  4 Brutes

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Butcher Holler Here We Come

Synopsis:
The story of four workers trapped in a mine in the coal fields of West Virginia, 1973. A pusher, a driller, an engineer, a deputy pit boss, and the crew's foreman are trapped when an unexpected explosion rockets through the mine. With their foreman unconscious, the remaining miners are forced to deal with the life-and-death choices of survival- as well as the turbulent history of small-town secrets which connect them to each other. Blending Aesop's fables, Loretta Lynn fandom, chain gang field hollers, the dissociative effects of ketamine use, and the complicated world of slope coal mining (with its dialects, hierarchies, unionization struggles, and history of disasters), Butcher Holler Here We Come is a journey into the darkness of the human psyche and its ruthless social order.

Notes:
New Orleans Fringe Festiva

1st Produced:
The Mudlark Theater, New Orleans    Nov 2013

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Color Tvs En Tijuana

Synopsis:
Aztec Economy premieres a 60 minute live performance with 7 Actors in 7 Scenes, and 7 live-feed television sets to evoke the 7 Stations of [Christs] Cross in modern day Tijuana, Mexico. In Room 07 of Tres Marias Hotel at the volatile border between the United States and Mexico, one evenings events escalate towards a ritualized trance of salvation and damnation. A layered narrative follows Maria, a dancer with dreams of crossing the border as she encounters an undercover narcotics agent, a coyote, an on-call travelling dentist, the ghost of a legendary cartel member, and the documentary of a pinata artist. An experimental theatrical production using live music, live video, and live performers, Color Tvs En Tijuana dynamically blends Mexican Catholic ritualism, Ancient Aztec mythology, and Warner Bros. Looney Tunes to establish an immersive live performance which examines the souls quest across the border between two nations: the state of madness and the state of grace.
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Brooklyn Fireproof / 119 Ingraham St, NY    21 Jun 2012

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
piece 60 min

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Exit, Pursued By Bears

Synopsis:
In one life, portly Leon is the vice president of Chicago's leading sanitation union. In another, he is Tickle Bear- the warm, furry, happy heart of an online, anonymous sex community. But after a union strike, an S.T.D. & a progressively bizarre series of nightmares draw him deeper into the promising world of travel brochures, his fellow furries are compelled to do whatever it takes to keep their precious Tickle Bear in the clan. the pursuit of happiness is intricately woven into an opera-travelogue of fantasy football, furrydom, and spiritual friction. A darkly comic psychoDrama, Exit, Pursued by Bears is an exotic, erotic journey into the maze of one man's search for selfhood.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
psychoDrama

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  many bears

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Happy Birthday, Buddy Holly

Synopsis:
A poem-play live performance weaving 5 different perspectives, 5 different writing styles, and 5 different characters set at the site of a fictional 1993 plane crash in the Canadian wilderness in an attempt to explore 'what is' the nature of physical reality and the limits of perception. Asbestos, Vodka, Rock 'n' Roll, Exxon Valdez, Conspiracy Theories, and the Nicotine Patch.

Notes:
Commissioned as part of 'Black Box Punk Rock', with live bands

1st Produced:
The Silent Barn, Brooklyn    Nov 2013

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
piece

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  a McDonnell Douglas DC-10

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Hot Damn

Synopsis:
rare thunder. strange calm. August 29. 97% humidity. room 312. a celebrity chef is dying. his nurse, tee-tee, and felix the bellhop prepare his final meal as a horrifying storm approaches outside

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Jimmy's No. 43, NYC    2007

Company:
Working Man's Clothes Productions, in association with My Little Gumbo

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  3 burlesque dancers

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Kansas City Book of the Dead

Synopsis:
ra! ra! ra! ra! squawk! squawk! squawk! squawk! tick-tock-tick-tock. kaw! kaw! kaw! kaw! cluck-cluck-cluck-cluck! chick-chick-chick-chick! gallus-gallus-gallus-gallus. a play about onomatopoeia, barbecue, jazz, death, and American football. all aboard.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Ohio Theatre, NY    2008

Company:
Working Man's Clothes, Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Kill Devil Hills, or a True Historie of Such Wundrous Discoveries of the Brothers Orevelle & Wilbur Wright and the Mechanystical Fates That Befell Them as Hath Hapn'd in the Kill Devill Hills of Carolina Collony Since the Fall of Icarus, Which Now Resideth in the Foullest of Slimey Deep, Til The Fierie Glorys of Tribulation, With A Brief Detour to the Moone. (Divided in 2 Cycles.. & 7 Gears)

Synopsis:
Kill Devil Hills is a live, immersive performance which creates a psychic space to re-imagine the dawn of flying machines. Wilbur is the doubt-ridden, emotionally stunted, one-mechanical-armed, maniacally hard-driven visionary with suicidal tendencies & a nightmare quest (a la Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness') to capture Icarus' wings and whose success will ultimately be subverted by an Ahab-like legal war against his enemies for creative ownership of their flying machines. Orville is his hard-drinking, fast-scheming, reckless younger brother whose absolute commitment to war against the earth takes him to the brink of paralysis and death. With their pantomime, suit-covered sidekick mute engineer / crash-test-dummy, Cannonball and their stern, proper school-teacher sister, Kate, the brother's rum vessel becomes a place where war is waged, and ambition and dreams are weighed, and imagination meets death in a hallucinatory mindscape of human achievement and destruction.

Notes:
part of The Bloodlines Trilogy, by Casey Wimpee

1st Produced:
Collaboraction, Flat Iron Arts Building, Chicago    Sep 2012

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Steampunk

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Lavaman

Synopsis:
This is part of Ice Factory 2009; this description is from the press materials: "A shy comic illustrator in Queens quietly expresses his repressed aggression in an unpublished graphic novel, 'Lavaman', featuring the daily life of a retired volcano and an alcoholic tombstone. An evening of extreme recreation with his rock-and-roll roommate and his day-trader buddy cracks open his sweet facade with an eruption that incinerates everything in its path. A hardcore punk rock mini-epic of friendship, repression and brutality. With video animation."
- nytheatre.com

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Ohio Theatre, NY    2009

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Marfa Lights

Synopsis:
Welcome to marfa (pop. 2,121), a sleepy city in the high desert of far west texas, where two couples have come seeking solace under the open sky, hoping to see the unexplained phenomena known as the 'marfa lights'- mysterious lights which appear after dusk outside of town. as night falls, and an unexpected visitor wanders into camp, they each begin to pursue their own drastic methods of recovering from devastating personal losses. a nativity play about crickets, fairies, pink elephants, bizarre owl migrations, insomnia, horoscopes, delirium tremens, paraphilia, UFOS, tennis, and the joy of magnets.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Secret Locations in Brooklyn    2008

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Drama / Nativity Play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  1

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More Songs From the Neo-Fascist Nursery Players Troupe

Synopsis:
Veteran Fascists Goose and Bruno are back to entertain children of all ages with their instructive songs about Stalin, Hitler, and Mussolini. Only where are the children?

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Starr Space, Brooklyn    2008

Company:
Michael Mason and the Wimpee Twins

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
burlesque

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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My Kind of Blood

Synopsis:
A 60 minute live performance that uses Miles Davis's classic recording as a launching pad, My Kind of Blood mixes modal jazz, cheap porn, psychedelic furs, street crime photos, gettysburg battle maps, hard-boiled pulp, german burlesque, police scanner radio & Tide with Bleach to explore addiction & obsession in an urban noir setting.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Brooklyn Fireproof East, NYC    Jun 2010

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Jazz Noir

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  Saxophone / Shadow

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National Diet of Japan

Synopsis:
A narrative exploring old school Nintendo games, parliamentary debates, rural Americana, sacred lotteries, zen garden rituals, samurai codes, wind chimes, rabbits, and the human digestive system.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003    Jul 2010

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Kabuki/Noh/Butoh

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Pontiac Firebird Variations

Synopsis:
This is part of Ohio Interrupted's Ice Factory 2011; this description is from the press materials: "A fractious New York crime family enlists six potential killers, pitting them against each other across a traffic jam of alternative realities. Filled with nagging consciences, dreams of murder, car shoptalk and 80s pop culture, this revving-engine riff off Shakespeare's Richard III (Act I, Scene IV only!) disassembles the origins of desire and murder in a fatal pileup of tragi-comic proportions."

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
3LD Art & Technology Center
80 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10006    Jul 2011

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Psychojelly

Synopsis:
3 siblings share a squalid garage space with no car on the Black Sea Coast circa 1987: Penka is an aspiring dancer who spends all her nights watching a pirated floppy disk of 'From Russia With Love', while dreaming of bombs in New Mexico; Little Boy is a programming wizard suffering from retrograde amnesia who's writing a highly-infectious computer virus called 007; Fat Man is a paralyzed commissar of the Bulgarian People's Party who is addicted to radioactive jelly and wants to bury himself in ever-deepening layers of the Communist Dream State. But when a stranger arrives, their reality is infected and infinite reversals ensue.

Notes:
Developed with Den Svarta Fanan, Psychojelly is A half-hour performance with live music And video blending Aquatic creatures, exotic footwear, computer codes, espionage films, past lives, moon cycles, And the Apache Sunrise Ceremony to explore repressive dreamscapes As seen backwards from A sedan in A world where low-fi cold-war technology And nuclear paranoia Are in A constant loop of distortion.

1st Produced:
Big Sky Works, Williamsburg, BK    Apr 2012

Company:
Aztec Economy with Den Svarta Fanan

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
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Genre:
one act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  bass, drums, sax

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Psychojelly

Synopsis:
3 siblings share a squalid garage space with no car on the Black Sea Coast circa 1987: Penka is an aspiring dancer who spends all her nights watching a pirated floppy disk of 'From Russia With Love', while dreaming of bombs in New Mexico; Little Boy is a programming wizard suffering from retrograde amnesia who's writing a highly-infectious computer virus called 007; Fat Man is a paralyzed commissar of the Bulgarian People's Party who is addicted to radioactive jelly and wants to bury himself in ever-deepening layers of the Communist Dream State. But when a stranger arrives, their reality is infected and infinite reversals ensue.

Notes:
Developed by Casey Wimpee with Den Svarta Fanan, Psychojelly is a half-hour performance with live music and video blending aquatic creatures, exotic footwear, computer codes, espionage films, past lives, moon cycles, and the Apache Sunrise Ceremony to explore repressive dreamscapes as seen backwards from a sedan in a world where low-fi cold-war technology and nuclear paranoia are in a constant loop of distortion.

1st Produced:
Big Sky Works, Williamsburg, BK    Apr 2012

Company:
Aztec Economy with Den Svarta Fanan

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

To Buy This Play:
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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  bass, drums, sax

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Queen Is Dead, The

Synopsis:
Ace sends the Queen to see the King and his Jack. Mayhem ensues: bourbon, horses, heroin, bette midler, and belorussian roulette.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, NYC    2008

Company:
Working Man's Clothes / Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Ship of Fools

Synopsis:
quadruple mutiny on a sinking ship with a mad Navigator, a sadistic first mate, an errant deckhand, and a word-plagued Captain

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
the Steamship Lilac, NYC    Oct 2009

Company:
Aztec Economy

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Take Out Chinese

Synopsis:
It's the Year of the Rat, and the TV is all: War, Xenophobia, Incest, Infomercials, the Olympics. In a world of instant gratification, there's no room for regret- only anorexia. In this new fortune cookie by Casey Wimpee, we're taken on a darkly humorous path to consumerism in the American Heartland by way of the TV Guide and the I Ching.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Wings Theater, 154 Christopher Street, Basement, New York, NY 10014    2008

Company:
Working Man's Clothes / Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival

1st Published:
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Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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What the Hell

Synopsis:
Three professors are interrupted from their lunch break by a 'satanic' gunman who insists on lessons in literature, history, and the earth sciences before he murders them.

Notes:
-

1st Produced:
Center Stage, NYC    2007

Company:
Evil Eye Productions

1st Published:
-   -

Music:
-

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Genre:
One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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