Anywhere Theatre Festival – ‘Merica
This event is now in the past.
Presented by Two Hours Traffic as part of the Anywhere Theatre Festival 2012.
Welcome to ‘Merica!
You know it well, whether you want to or not. Now experience it LIVE! IN COLOUR! AWESOME! Starring: Lady GaGa, Katharine Hepburn, Miss Piggy, Andy Warhol, and George W. Bush!
Created by two borderline ex-pat Americans, ‘Merica is a solo performance, featuring all your favourite American celebrities.
American culture has bulldozed the world. We’re all drowning in Jennifer Aniston. This means we all actually have something in common (for better or for worse). American popular culture has shaped us. It’s a part of our identity. We all sing the songs and quote the movies regardless of what passport we hold.
In 2011, Morgan Rose and Earl Kim, two Americans living abroad, set out to create The Most American Show Ever. The result is ‘Merica, a fast-paced mash-up of American pop-culture references: a scene from Law and Order: SVU where Detective Olivia Benson is played by Katharine Hepburn and Detective Elliot Stabler is played by Michelangelo, the Party Dude – all of whom are played by Earl Kim.
Before the show, audiences are asked to choose from a menu of American pop culture icons – their choices then make an appearance in the show.
Writer and Director: Morgan Rose
Performers: Earl Kim
- This session:
- 7:00 pm, Sat 12 May 2012 - 7:00 pm, Sat 12 May 2012
- (Event runs: Every day, until 13th May 2012)
- Red Box, level 2, State Library