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Our Country

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Our Country

Co-Conceived and devised by Annie Saunders of Wilderness and B. Wolff, Directed by B. Wolff

Startling Intimacy - The Stage

Startling Intimacy - The Stage

Complex and Layered - Cinema's Fringes

Complex and Layered -Cinema's Fringes

Unique…Surprising - The List

Unique…Surprising -The List

Broad Stage, Santa Monica November 9 & 10

Featuring Annie Saunders and Jesse Saler. Movement Direction by Jessica Williams, Sound by James Ard, Live Recording and Playback by James Ard & Jackie Zhou, Magic by Christian Cagigal, Scenic Design & Props by Nina Caussa, Costumes by Melissa Trn, Lights by JiYoun Chang. Produced by Madeline Barasch, Stage Management by Bryony Byrne.

 California’s marijuana territory: the still-Wild West. Based on recordings of Annie and her outlaw weed-farmer brother, this genre-bending work uses physicality and sleight of hand to conjure the childhood of America from an American childhood.


PRESENTATION/PRODUCTION HISTORY:

  • June 2019, Sibiu Festival, Romania

  • August 2018, Summerhall @ the Edinburgh Intl. Fringe Festival (world premiere)

  • July 2018, NY Stage & Film’s Powerhouse (developmental)

  • January 2018, Incoming! at Under the Radar, Public Theater, NYC (developmental)

  • May 2017, Basic Flowers, Los Angeles (developmental)

  • February 2016, Getty Villa (developmental)

  • December 2015, SF Playhouse (developmental)

  • December 2014, SF Playhouse (developmental)


Work in Progress, INCOMING, Public Theater: Featuring Annie Saunders and Max Hersey. Movement Direction by Jessica Williams, Sound by James Ard, Live Recording and Playback by James Ard & Jackie Zhou, Magic by Christian Cagigal, Scenic Design & Props by Nina Caussa, Costumes by Melissa Trn, Lights by JiYoun Chang. Photos by Ian Stroud

Workshop, Getty Villa: Featuring Annie Saunders and Max Hersey. Sound by John Zelwsky, Live Recording and Playback by James Ard, Magic by Christian Cagigal, Scenic Design & Props by Nina Caussa, Costumes by Melissa Trn, Lights by Seth Chang.  (Getty Villa/February 2016) Photos by Jonathan Potter

 

Second Workshop/Commission: Featuring Annie Saunders and Max Hersey. Sound by John Zelwsky, Live Recording and Playback by James Ard, Magic by Christian Cagigal, Scenic Design & Props by Nina Caussa.  (SF Playhouse/December, 2015) 

First Workshop: Directed by B. Wolff. Featuring Annie Saunders and Joe Estlak. Sound by Matt Stines. Movement by Chris White. (SF Playhouse/December, 2014)