1990: Rats

Written by Andrea Snow, Joan Holden, Robert Alexander & Ellen Callas
Music by Bruce Barthol, Muziki Roberson & Elliot Humberto Kavee
Lyrics by Bruce Barthol & Robert Alexander
Directed by Daniel Chumley

RATS featured Edris Cooper, Sharon Lockwood, Stephanie Gilman,
Arthur Holden, Ellen Callas & Michael Gene Sullivan
and band members Muziki Roberson, Dan Hart, Kathleen Ortiz &
Elliot Humberto Kavee

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Poster Design: Keiko Shimosato Carreiro

Called "A Dream Play for the '90's", Rats tells the (tail) of a young, Black visual artist on a mission who has lost her way in the '90's. When a giant rat sneaks into her apartment and steals her wallet (with her rent money inside), she follows him down his rat hole and finds herself on a comic/surreal nightmare tour of the Bush/Trump/Helms era- complete with lots of surprises- including a wild tea part you won't forget. Is it just a dream? Too much TV news? Or...the awful truth?
Production Photo

Photographer: Neil Robert Miller
Pictured: Arthur Holden

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