Principia

Author: Michael Maiello

Principia

Description: A comic,musical exploration of religion,philosophy and conspiracy theories; also, how to take over the world.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2003
Date Added: 6/27/2011
Content Advisory: Adult language, adult situations, optional nudity
1 Act, 90 Minutes
5 Females, 7 Males

NOTE: Principia is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to destor23@gmail.com.

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Keywords: Brechtian · Large Cast Size · Meta · Mostly Male Characters · Musical · Musical Comedy · Mythology · Politics · Religion and Spirituality · Satire/Parody · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2003

Original Production Information

Principia was first presented by Godlight Theatre Company in 2003 at Manhattan Theatre Source, with the following cast and credits:

Kerry: Brian Farley
Bob Dobbs: Rob Maitner
Crewmen/Monks: Brian Bianco, JT Patton, David Gurland
Eris: Jessica Fields
Bum: Cyrus Roxas
Aliens: Theresa Finamore, Emera Krauss, Cate Bottiglione
Evangelist: Randy MacNiven
Pirate: Flannery Foster

Director: Joe Tantalo
Choreographers: Ryan Harrington and Carol Wei
Costumes: Christian Couture
Lighting: Jason Rainone
Music Direction: Joey Clark
Stage Managers: Amy Acorn and Karen Gozman

The production subsequently played in the 2003 New York International Fringe Festival, at the Bank Street Theatre.