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by Bo Wilson

Directed by Joel Bassin

Wed, Sept 6 - Sun, Sept 17
Wilson wrote FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER as part of his year-long residency at Firehouse Theatre. The play is set in the summer of 1927 when the Yankee Doodle Circus train derails outside of Vinton, Indiana -- leaving the company stranded and without access to their possessions until the train can be put back on the tracks. The three interconnected "one-acts" that are at the center of the play revolve around different members of the circus troupe trying to get their basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter met by the townspeople of this small Midwestern town. Wilson's script is a wild amalgam of traditional playwriting/theatre and devised/immersive work that explores the collision of inside with outside and the up with the down. A special feature of this production is the sideshow performers who'll be busking throughout the Firehouse building. FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER is one of many festival events during September, when the Yankee Doodle Circus makes camp at Firehouse.

Yankee Doodle Circus - Kylie Clark, Donna Marie Miller, Kirk Morton, Foster Solomon

Vintonians - Catherine Butler Cooper, Frank Creasy, Jeannie Goodyear, Ron Etter, Tricia Hawn, Casey Kniseley, Mollie Ort, Bartley Mullin, Cooper Sved, Rebecca Turner, Keisha Wallace

Joel Bassin - Director
Matt Allar - Scenic Designer
Andrew Bonniwell - Lighting Designer
Theo Dubois - Costume Designer
Ryan Dygert - Sound Designer
Onca O'Leary - Sideshow Director
Corrie Yarbrough - Stage Manager
Devon Parker - Assistant to the Director / Assistant Stage Manager
Victoria Ritchie - Assistant to the Director / Assistant Stage Manager

Wed, Sept 6 @ 7:30pm (preview)
Thu, Sept 7 @ 7:30pm (press opening)
Sun, Sept 10 @ 7:30pm
Wed, Sept 13 @ 7:30pm
Thu, Sept 14 @ 7:30pm
Fri, Sept 15 @ 7:30pm
Sun, Sept 17 @ 3pm

Tickets $15 - $30


FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER is part of Yankee Doodle Circus at Firehouse in September.​


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