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
I'm Fine, No Problem Here
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The Horror!
The Horror!
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So Tired
So Tired
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Seven Tubes of Blood
Seven Tubes of Blood
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Voldemort Eats Some Delicious Brain
Voldemort Eats Some Delicious Brain
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Voldemort the Brain Tumor Takes Over
Voldemort the Brain Tumor Takes Over
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Who's Your Superman?
Who's Your Superman?
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Barbie and Superman Visit the ER
Barbie and Superman Visit the ER
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I Want YOUR Brain
I Want YOUR Brain
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Hospital Bondage, Reverse Striptease
Hospital Bondage, Reverse Striptease
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Pneumoencephalography, A Lecture
Pneumoencephalography, A Lecture
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Angora Makes Eddie Feel Better
Angora Makes Eddie Feel Better
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Creeping Heredity
Creeping Heredity
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Young and Healthy, a Dance Number.
Young and Healthy, a Dance Number.
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Cerebral Angiogram with Angie O'Gram
Cerebral Angiogram with Angie O'Gram
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Who's the Star Here?
Who's the Star Here?
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In Space Beyond the Grave with Mom
In Space Beyond the Grave with Mom
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Gratuitous Spinal Tap Reference
Gratuitous Spinal Tap Reference
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A Grotesque Dream Ballet
A Grotesque Dream Ballet
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Waking Up From Brain Surgery
Waking Up From Brain Surgery
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Brain Surgery OR NOT? A Game Show
Brain Surgery OR NOT? A Game Show
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Photos by Tom Stio

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