"Happy Times" by Imago Theatre

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Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:00pm to 11:00pm


Imago Theatre and KBOO Community Radio are excited to announce the 2nd of multi-production radio theater series for 2021 with the premiere of the original radio theater play, Happy Times. Happy Times is made possible by a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts. Rated PG for language and adult content. 

Synopsis - For over a decade, Trudy, Judy, and Gladys have been meeting for an annual party…and a murder. The victim is an unwitting romantic interest duped into playing the butler at their soiree. The killers are a trio of middle-aged murderesses with a taste for hot tubs, spiked cocktails, and backyard burials. Plans this year, however, go wildly awry when the lethal ladies unexpectedly experience deeper feelings for their intended prey. What lies ahead? A honeymoon or a homicide? Not your typical reunion comedy by any stretch, the absurdist radio play Happy Times is a flashbacking farce for the ears. Playwright-director Carol Triffle pushes the medium to its limits by layering her Hitchcock-meets-slapstick story with Kyle Delamarter’s demented soundtrack which incorporates everything from ‘60s psychedelics to a flatulent couch to songs that make you want to sing along.  

Carol Triffle, Writing, Direction
Kyle Delamarter Composer, Sound Design, Mr Dell, Judge
Carol Triffle, Lyrics
Jon Farley, Sound Engineer, Baliff
Randy Bynum, Mister B
Danielle Vermette, Trudy
Matt Sunderland, Corey
Amy Katrina Bryan, Judy
Laura Loy, Gladys
Jerry Mouawad, Producer
Thanks to Katie Grieser, Mona Huneidi, Myrrh Larsen

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