The Flying Spaghetti Monster Holiday Pageant: A Religious Satire
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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The performance my boyfriend and I went to was almost sold out. We don't agree with some of the other reviews. We felt that everyone knew their lines, with one exception of a slip but that got everyone laughing. The intimate experience of the...continued
By Jeremy Gable
Finally, a celebration of the world’s newest and quite possibly best religious movement, Pastafarianism! Landless Theatre presents the DC Premiere of The Flying Spaghetti Monster Holiday Pageant, a ridiculous, fast-paced comedy written by Jeremy Gable of California’s Hunger Artist Theatre.
Founded in 2005 by physics graduate Bobby Henderson to protest the decision by the Kansas State Board of Education to require the teaching of intelligent design as an alternative to biological evolution, The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster venerates a supernatural Creator that resembles spaghetti and meatballs.
In his Noodly Wisdom, the Flying Spaghetti Monster created the world out of trees, a mountain and a midget. To prove the existence of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, Henderson has graphed a correlation between the decline of pirates and the rise of global warming.
The play picks up after the Kansas State Board of Education decision to add Intelligent Design to its curriculum. School teacher Ms. Fism can’t keep up with the number of religions that she has to teach. For Week 37: Flying Spaghetti Monsterism, the audience is treated to an Old School holiday pageant with pirates, strippers and a beer volcano (!) From the beginning of the world (including the aforementioned trees, mountains and a midget) to present-day (with contemporary Internet prophet Bobby Henderson), it’s a celebration of free speech, religious freedom, diversity, equality, and of course, pasta.