Sawdust or Who Stole the Fun of the Fair

(Cast: as many as you have) Songs by the Chats Palace Music Workshop

A community play written from a scenario collectively conceived by participants in the Chat’s Palace Development Workshop. An aging industrialist, Ronald Rumpus, enlists the help of a mob leader and her gang to steal the attributes of the creatures in an exotic fair in order to enhance and prolong his own life. Rumpus seems to be getting away with it until the creatures learn to fight back.

Produced at Chat’s Palace, London England, Christmas, 1984. Director: Rene Rice.

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