The Artificial Jungle: Rollicking Suspense Thriller by Charles Ludlam
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Tarell Alvin McCraney's latest acclaimed play tracks the coming-of-age of a group of talented young African-American prep-school singers whose choral prowess is woven seamlessly into the story. Pharus, the undisputed superstar of the choir, is searching for the courage to let his true self shine through, in this work by MacArthur Fellowship-winner McCraney (The Brother/Sister Plays), who's been called "without question, the hottest young playwright in America" (Chicago Tribune). The West Coast premiere reunites director Trip Cullman, star Jeremy Pope and several other cast members from its 2013 New York run. Learn More
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“The Artificial Jungle is Mr. Ludlam’s omnibus reply to _Double Indemnity, __The Postman Always Rings Twice_ and Little Shop of Horrors_.” —_The New York Times
The company that brought you Bad Seed takes on Charles Ludlam’s classic hilarious suspense thriller! Pirannhas. Mute parrots. Mysterious drifters. Yep, right up their alley.
Chester Nurdiger lives in the back of his pet shop with his mother and his bored wife. One day a drifter comes along, and they hire him to work in the shop. Sparks are ignited between the bored wife Roxanne and the slick Zachary Slade. They plot to murder Chester and feed him to the piranhas.