Mermaids and Oddities Take the Stage in CRAVE BLUE

Mermaids and Oddities Take the Stage in CRAVE BLUE

MouthRadio presents CRAVE BLUE

A new play by Sarah Loucks

July 20-August 5th, 2017, Thursday-Saturday at 8pm. July 29th* & August 5th* at 6:00pm and 9:00pm

MastroGeorge Theatre at Carol Hickey Acting Studio. 130 Pedernales St. 318B Austin, TX 78702

Tickets available at sarahloucks.space or 515-520-7632

$15 general admission. $20 priority seating.

A mermaid exhibition. A strange lake in the middle of West Texas. Ice cream in multiple flavors. MouthRadio presents Crave Blue, a new play by Sarah Loucks, directed by Ann Marie Dorr. Part roadside attraction, part dark comedy, Crave Blue follows a group of West Texas women who dress up as mermaids to pay the bills. Conspiracy and desire collide when a man claims to see a real life mermaid in the lake. As tourists pollute the town, three minimum-wage mermaids must risk everything to uncover the secrets within the lake, and the secrets within each other.

Inspired by Balmorhea, TX, a town whose waterways are threatened by oil companies, Crave Blue is a surreal and gritty look at environmentalism and the feminine mystique in the heart of West TX.

Crave Blue received developments at The VORTEX (2016) and Porterspace in NYC (2017).

Sarah produces her plays and other nonsense under the name MouthRadio with collaborators from Austin, TX and beyond. MouthRadio creates weird, upsetting, joyful live performance with a focus on experimentation and underrepresented voices.

Written by Sarah Loucks

Directed by Ann Marie Dorr

Production Design by Alyssa Dillard

Sound Design by Shawn Jones

Choreography by Kelsey Oliver

Stage Management by Amber Wilson

Dramaturgy by Jesus I. Valles

Technical Direction by Zac Crofford

Assistant Costume Design by Jamaica Cole

Assistant Direction & Assistant Stage Management by Andrew Rodriguez

Featuring: Haley Armstrong, Olivia Jiménez, Tim Mateer, Chelsea Rodriguez, Austin Vaught, and Ronnie Williams

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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