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Free Range Thanksgiving 2009

Good Food, Good Art, Good Politics, and Good Times

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With the harvest of local farmers and plays of local playwrights, this annual community feast brings together 100 artists, farmers, food activists, and friends to break bread and perform short plays written for the occasion.  Free Range Thanksgiving is a celebration of what we all make – together.

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Tables & Plays

Over a 4-course meal prepared by Chef Eric Hunter, with food grown by local farmers, each table of people rehearses and performs one of the short plays commissioned for the occasion. There are 10 tables in all – with a director at each one to help orchestrate the creative shenanigans. This year’s plays were:

 

CANDID EULOGY FOR THE DINNER
Written by Anne Washburn
Directed by Kristin Marting

 

CONSTITUTION
Written by Heidi Schreck
Directed by Kip Fagan

 

3 PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Greg Moss
Directed by Adam Greenfield
Written by Heidi Schreck

 

GHOST TURKEY
Written by David Adjmi
Directed by Leigh Silverman

 

DINNER AT THE OCEAN FAMILY’S HOME
Written by Marcus Gardely
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll

 

YETSI’AT MITZRAYIM
Written by Jason Grote
Directed by Paul Lazar

 

POST-SHOW DISCUSSION
Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Melanie Joseph

 

THANKSGIVING
Written by Kristen Kosmos
Directed by Matvei Yankelevich

 

EVE & ADAM GO BACK TO THE LAND
Written by Karen Hartman
Directed by Davis McCallum

 

SAMPLE AMPLE (A Steam Table Fulla Drama)
Written by Erik Ehn
Directed by Lear deBessonet