The Thing That Ate My Brain Almost
Perishable Theatre, 2009
Written and Performed by Amy Lynn Budd
Directed by Connie Crawford
Choreography by Briana Masterson and Amy Lynn Budd
Full length play portraying the internal experience of “patienthood” through sequins, video, fringe, dance, feather boas, puppetry, comedy, and references to the work of film director Ed Wood. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts awarded funding for the piece in both 2007 and 2008. The Thing that Ate My Brain…Almost was produced by Perishable Theatre in 2009 and subsequently toured to Austin, Texas and Washigton, DC.
“Perishable’s Thing Devours Your Heart...spirals into colorful, fragmeted metaphor.” Jim Vickers, Motif Magazine
I'm Fine, No Problem Here
Seven Tubes of Blood
Voldemort Eats Some Delicious Brain
Voldemort the Brain Tumor Takes Over
Who's Your Superman?
Barbie and Superman Visit the ER
I Want YOUR Brain
Hospital Bondage, Reverse Striptease
Pneumoencephalography, A Lecture
Angora Makes Eddie Feel Better
Young and Healthy, a Dance Number.
Cerebral Angiogram with Angie O'Gram
Who's the Star Here?
In Space Beyond the Grave with Mom
Gratuitous Spinal Tap Reference
A Grotesque Dream Ballet
Waking Up From Brain Surgery
Brain Surgery OR NOT? A Game Show
Photos by Tom Stio