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The Plague Master General (a bubonic comedy) at West of Lenin

Dates: (4/12/2024 - 4/27/2024 )

Theatre:

West of Lenin

Blue Hour Theatre Group

203 N 36th St #204, Seattle, WA 98103
Seattle,WA 98103

Tickets: $25 (with PWYC options)

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“The Plague Master General (a bubonic comedy),” is a bitingly funny and cynical look at a kingdom that handles, mishandles, and ignores an impending and obvious catastrophe.

It’s the mid-1300s (give or take) and a deadly plague no one understands is engulfing Europe. Thankfully, they’ve found someone who’s going to cure it. Is he a doctor? A scholar? A debonair hero with charisma and can-do spirit? Absolutely not. But thanks to a powerful baron, a terrifying baroness, and a doctor-priest who couldn’t be bothered, our “hero" now has a life-or-death responsibility for which he is entirely unqualified.

This new dark comedy mashes “The Crucible” with Monty Python to explore the dangers of hubris, apathy, and blind faith in the healing power of leeches.

Subject matter contains graphic bloody themes, foul language, and references to death. Actors will be coughing throughout the show.

Cast and Creative team for The Plague Master General (a bubonic comedy) at West of Lenin

Cast

Jillian Faulk

Lord Afonso Aguiar Lobato de Braga


Annie St John

Dr. Botter and others


Jeremy Radick

Baron, Sir Donald, and others


Ellen Dessler Smith

Baroness and others


Brian Brooks

Father O'Fraghle, Hob, and others


Sara Schweid

Father Lacey and others


Creative Team

Greg LoProto

Playwright / Director


Chris Ertel

Lighting Design


John Dugaw

Props Master / Assistant Director


Katie Wallace

Costume Design


Brian Brooks

Sound Design


Cat Brooks

Scenic Design


Christy Mooers

Stage Manager


Brittany Lael

Assistant Stage Manager


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