Frontier

Author: Robin Rice

Frontier

Description: Will a messianic wolf and a misguided girl save mankind before Mother Nature runs out of patience?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2011
Date Added: 5/24/2012
Content Advisory: Strong language; adult situations
1 Act, 90 Minutes
2 Females, 3 Males

NOTE:

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Keywords: Allegory · Animals · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Coming of Age · Dark Comedy · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Environment · Expressionism · Families · Fantasy · Literature and Writing · Magic Realism · Many Locations · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Sex · Single Set · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism

Original Production Information

Frontier received a staged reading at The Lambs, New York City, presented by Oberon Theatre Ensemble in 2012, with the following cast and credits:

Wolf: Walter Brandes
Aurora: Mary Sheridan
Adam: Brad Fryman
Chulyet et. al: Nancy Georgini
International Reporter et. al: Stewart Walker
Directed by Dianna Martin

Frontier was presented in a staged reading by Ego Actus at the Robert Moss Theatre as part of the 2011 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, with the following cast and credits:

Wolf: Walter Brandes
Aurora: Jenny Greeman
Adam: Eric Percival
Chulyen et. al.: Tanis Parenteau
International Reporter et. al.: Max Stein
(Reader: Jillian Severin)
Directed by Joan Kane

Frontier also benefited from developmental work with New Georges, The Drilling Company and Manhattan Oracles (NYC), Mae West Fest (Seattle), and the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska.