JUDY DOOMED US ALL

SPRING 2018
Created by RAT queen Theatre Company
Produced by MEhr

Set on the 4th of July in a reimagined 1980s, a fictionalized Nancy Reagan continues her Grand National Tour across the Heartland. As Nancy and her joke writer, Anthony Dolan, roll into a small town in Kansas, a massive tornado approaches, leaving the two political figures trapped amongst the cornfields and corner stores. The story unfolds as two best friends, Judy and Blinker, leave the shelter of their basement-turned-clubhouse and find themselves struggling to understand what growing up means when your resources are limited. Could they be like Nancy Reagan? Or will they be like the outsiders- A drag queen named Dorothy and her two best friends Gertie and Scarecrow who live in a punk house and try to stay afloat amongst the decay. As the storm approaches the characters intersect and the play examines what occurs when class lines are blurred in the midst of a statewide-emergency.

Director | Carsen Joenk
Music Director | Andrew Barret Cox
Scenic | Alex Edmond
Sound Design |  C.M. Swan-Streepy
With music by Sam Aneson, Grant Chamberlin, KG Garlington, Jess Marlor, Bre Northrup, Melanie Rose Thomas, Oil the Band, and Viraj Gandhi
Photos by Eva Mueller