Productions of The Theatre Cosmic


Credit: Ben Wood and George M. Calger

After Life by Brandon Taitt

Description
Professor Izac Allen, an avowed atheist and lover of the stars, embarks on a journey with a mysterious woman who challenges him to accept that it's not about what happens after you die, it's about what happens after you live. In a country where the religious "nones" grow by the day, After LIfe is a spiritual story told from the secular perspective.

Length
60 minutes

Performance History
Minnesota Fringe Festival
University of Minnesota Rarig Center Thrust - Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 2014

Cast and Crew
Izac Allen: George M. Calger
Lacy: Rebekah Kreger
Sarah Allen/Ensemble: Victoria Pyan
Father Malcolm McAllister/Ensemble: Glen Stone

Director: Kevin T. Houle
Playwright/Producer: Brandon Taitt
Stage Manager: Terri Ristow
Set Designer: Ryan Julien
Marketing: Ben Wood
Video: Pedro Juan Fonseca



Credit: Scott Pakudaitis

Reagan the Second by Brandon Taitt

Description
Fearing they have no viable candidates for 2016, the RNC creates a robotic copy of Ronald Reagan to run him for President.

Length
10 minutes

Performance History
Raucous Caucus IV (10-minute political play festival)
Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater - Minneapolis, Minnesota
January 2014
Voted the audience favorite of the festival

Cast and Crew
Reince Priebus: Andrew Thews
Dr. Rand: Bethany Simmons
Barack Obama: Dante Pirtle
Ronald Reagan: Glen Stone

Director: Kevin T. Houle
Playwright: Brandon Taitt
Stage Manager: Cody Stewart (c/o Box Wine Theatre)


Credit: Ben Wood and Vicki Burns

Stuck in an Elevator With Patrick Stewart by Brandon Taitt

Description
A renowned actor torn between the London stage and Hollywood, and the sharp but awkward teenager who idolizes him, challenge each other's hopes and fears amidst the chaos of a sci-fi convention in 1988.

Length
60 minutes

Performance History
Minnesota Fringe Festival
Red Eye Theater - Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 2013
Received Audience Choice encore performance at 2013 Minnesota Fringe Festival, selling out all six performances

Cast and Crew
Patrick Stewart: George M. Calger
Daniel Jimmies: Brandon Caviness
Jake: Andrew Thews
Neil: Phillip Schramm
Theresa: Alyssha Rose Jordan
Debbie/Convention Guest: Camille Smith
David/Volunteer: Max Lorei

Director: Kevin T. Houle
Playwright/Producer: Brandon Taitt
Stage Manager: Karen Hokenson
Set Designer: Ryan Julien
Marketing: Ben Wood
Video: Pedro Juan Fonseca
Makeup: Bill Hedrick


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