Jamie Weeder on 8th Day – Wolfs Head Theater Play Bug by Tracy Letts August 1st and 5th

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Jamie Weeder on 8th Day - Wolf's Head Theater Play Bug by Tracy Letts August 1st and 5th

Jamie Weeder on 8th Day – Wolf’s Head Theater Play Bug by Tracy Letts August 1st and 5th

Marquette, Michigan – Jamie Weeder, Director, spoke on the 8th Day Radio Show with Todd Pazz about

Wolf's Head Theater Company Official Logo

Wolf’s Head Theater Company Official Logo

the upcoming performances tonight and Sunday August 5th of the play Bug by Tracy Letts put on by the Wolf’s Head Theater Company at the Ore Dock Brewing Company, located at 114 W. Spring St. in Marquette, with all shows at 7:30 p.m. doors open 7:00 p.m. This adult-oriented play is getting rave reviews since it’s opening Sunday July 22nd and brings another option for theater lovers in the Upper Peninsula.

The promotional snippet:

A world-weary waitress and an eccentric Gulf War veteran meet in a dingy motel room. Together they confront loneliness, loss, her violent ex-con ex-husband, his murky military past, UFOs, secret government conspiracies and a possible infestation of blood-sucking aphids. Experience this pitch-black comedy in a terrifyingly intimate staging.

Subjects Discussed During the 8th Day Interview:

  • The State of Live Theater in the Upper Peninsula
  • Experiencing Play at Different Times in One’s Life Can Change Meaning and Impact
  • The Plan for the Wolfs Head Theater (as subsidiary of the Upper Peninsula Shakespeare Company)
  • Upcoming Shakespeare Festival Show in February
  • UPShakes Toga Party Fundraiser September 2nd
  • Why Live Plays Matter
  • The Arts Community in the Upper Peninsula

Listen:

Bug by Tracy Letts

Bug by Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright based in Chicago. Other works include August Osage County, Killer Joe, and Superior Donuts.  For more information visit www.upshakes.org, email jamieweeder@gmail.com or call 906-869-1456.

Tickets are now on sale to the public at www.upshakes.org/whats-on/ – secure your seats now, as space is limited! —

  • Cast: Agnes- Jessica “Red” Bays, Peter- Alastar Dimitrie, RC- Monica Kester Nordeen, Goss- Christopher Scott Leith, Dr. Sweet- Monet Chartier, and Pizza Harris- Anthony Reynolds.
  • Design by Anthony Reynolds, Rob Shirlin, Alexandra Kralova, Christopher Scott Leith
  • Sound/Music by Roscoe Schieler, Violence by Rob Shirlin, Stage MGMT by Melissa Neal
  • Directed by Jamie Weeder

Please note:
This play contains graphic language, disturbing situations, simulated drug use and violence.

Photos Contributed by Jamie Weeder and photographed by Gavin Gibson

UPShakes Toga Party Fundraiser Sept. 2nd at 8pm at Blackrocks Brewery

UPShakes Toga Party Fundraiser Sept. 2nd at 8pm at Blackrocks Brewery

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