November 5, 9, 10 at 7 PM and November 5 at 7 PM A Black Box Theater Production Directed by Katie Butler A disillusioned young woman traveling with her hippie mother’s ashes. A disillusioned TV star hitch-hiking across America. A Russian dissident turned motel owner. A lovesick farmer and a kidnapped beauty queen. Conjoined twins escaping a cult once led by a dead Senator reincarnated as a real-estate developer. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TULSA LOVECHILD is a freeway fantasia about love and hope.
CAST LIST Tulsa Lovechild - Lydia Herreth Sylvia - Rosie Sanchez Woody - Isaiah Williams Stockton - Matthew Flores Ed - Christopher Saenz Clyde - Gabriel Saenz Miss Nebraska - Seghen Kinney Stanley - Lucian Chavez Rose - Leanna Hughes Valerie - Esther Harris Bob - Filip Wasik Melvin Pike - Jesse Gonzalez Babe - Victoria Arriola Maggie - Olivia Sanchez Agent #1 - Emily Garrido Agent #2 - Mackenzie Berryman Medic #1 - Camaria King Medic #2 - Kayla King CHARACTERS & SETTING BOB, Russian dissident; motel owner WOODY, TULSA’s father; Vietnam-era activist; later a soldier SYLVIA, TULSA’s mother; former activist TULSA, a graduate student STOCKTON, retired C I A operative, TULSA’s stepfather ED CARIBOU, a former child actor; star of T V’s Johnny Buckskin, Boy Detective BABE*, ED’s co-star STANLEY, director of Johnny Buckskin; ED’s friend ROSE & VALERIE, adult conjoined twins; friends of BOB MISS NEBRASKA, a beauty queen MAGGIE*, a rental car clerk CLYDE, MISS NEBRASKA’s jealous boyfriend MELVIN, Army sergeant; later a U S Senator; then the leader of the quasi-militant Church of the Howling Savior, whon gets killed and comes back from beyond as a real-estate developer AGENT #1** & AGENT #2**, Government agents MEDIC #1** & MEDIC #2**, Vietnam-era Army medics
Time: 2002; August 1968; points in between and outside of time. Place: The Road