2014

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP

By Charles Ludlam
Directed by Everett Quinton

A true American classic of theatrical language and transformation, careening outrageously through Shakespeare, Victorian melodrama, Poe and Hitchcock. With just two actors engaged in a high style quick-change act, this hilariously horrifying drama marks the return of the Ridiculous to the West Village - replete with werewolves, vampires, and mummies. 

 

After his first wife, Irma, meets her unfortunate demise on the mysterious moors, Egyptologist Lord Edgar takes Lady Enid as his second wife, much to the dismay of his protective maid, Jane, and his leering swineherd, Nicodemus. But when Lady Enid suffers a similarly supernatural attack, life at Mandacrest Estate quickly becomes a gripping whodunit (or whatdunit) where nothing is remotely what it seems.

Charles Ludlam's THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP A PENNY DREADFUL  ran for a limited engagement at the Lucille Lortel Theatre starting on April 17th 2014.

CAST

Jane Twisden, Lord Edgar Hillcrest | Robert Sella

Nicodemus Underwood, Lady Enid Hillcrest, Alcazar,

Pev Amri | Arnie Burton

Irma Vep | ??????? ?????????

CREATIVE

Director | Everett Quinton

Scenic Designer | John Arnone

Costume Designer | Ramona Ponce

Lighting Designer | Peter West

Sound Designer | Brandon Wolcott

Wig Designer | Aaron Kinchen

Production Stage Manager | Betsy Ayer

Fight Director | Rick Sordelet

Casting Directors | Stuart Howard & Paul Hardt

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