FEATHERS & TEETH

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Feathers & Teeth
Written by Charise Castro Smith

Directed by: Kyle Barnette

'[In] Feathers & Teeth, you feel both the softness of love and the bite of its loss. …fresh, gutsy and disturbing.” —Chicago Tribune

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This December What If? Productions continues its nontraditional holiday production reputation with the regional premiere of  of Charise Castro Smith's subversive oddity Feathers & Teeth

Home-sweet-home turns into a haunted house for thirteen-year-old Chris when Carol—her father’s new fiancée—moves in. Struggling with the recent death of her mother, Chris is convinced Carol is evil, but she just can’t persuade Dad. When a mysterious, potentially dangerous but kind of cute creature is found in the family’s backyard, Chris assumes it’s a sign from above to eliminate Carol once and for all. This imaginative, bone-chilling, and wildly funny play brings the notion of dysfunctional family drama to sensationally scary heights.

'Feathers & Teeth is three things: a send-up of classic family sitcoms such as The Partridge Family and The Brady Bunch…an innovative addition to the horror genre, and a disturbing metaphorical plunge into the scary mind of a teenager who may or may not be on her way to becoming a psychopath…The over-the-top bloodshed is hilarious…[until] you’re whiplashed back into the realization that growing up—for all its sitcom-worthy absurdities—can also be genuinely horrifying.” —TheaterMania.com

Production cast & crew:
Director: Kyle Barnette (Cabaret, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, The House of Yes)
Asst. Director: Grace Benigni
Production Manager: Caroline Tweedy
Costumes: Charleston Costume Design & Rental
Set Design: Carrie Ferrelli

Cast:
Chris: Lila Clark
Carol: Liz Duren
Albert: Rob Duren
Hugo: Boris Pekar

 

Show Dates: 
Dec. 8, 9, 14, 15 & 16 at 7:30pm // Dec. 10 & 17 at 6:00pm
at 84 1/2 Society Street

Tickets: $22 - Adult / $20 - Senior / $15 - Student/Military

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