A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase (2019)

One does not simply walk into Mordor without a change of costume!

August 17-25, 2019

A true miracle of thespianism!

Alameda Sun, August 29 2019 | download review as a pdf


Samuel Peaches [Casey Robbins]
as Bilbo Baggins, Samwise Peaches Gamgee, Boromir, and others

Princess Gwen [Marlene Yarosh]
as Frodo Baggins, Arwen, and Galadriel

Percival Perkins [Soren Santos]
as Aragorn, Elrond the Wise, Saruman, and others

Thumper [Joan Howard]
as the Witch King of Angmar, Legolas, Gimli, and others

Meekins [Sam Bertken]
As Gandalf, Kettlecorn, Butterburr, and others; plus, in a break with tradition, is somewhat unlikely to die in this production!

and special guest, Madame D. [Rebecca Longworth]
the Penniless Patronness of the Peripatetic Players


Created by the Ensemble
Directed by Rebecca Longworth
Musical Direction by Casey Robbins
Scenic and Properties Design by Joan Howard


City of Oakland Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Development
Santa Clara City Library
Alameda Recreation & Parks Department
Port Costa Conservation Society
Idiot String, the Peripatetic Players’ parent company, is fiscally sponsored by Independent Arts & Media

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Flyer image reads "Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players Present: A Lord of A Ring In A Suitcase, August 17, 18, 24 & 25.' The graphic is a suitcase emblazoned with a googly eye inside a circle. Above the circle is a ring with two flames on either side, and around the circle an inscription in elvish writing that reads: "One play at a park near you / five actors to play the parts / several suitcases to hold their stuff / Samuel says it's real high art!
Poster Art for A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase