Thank you to everyone who has donated to Flux Fest ’15 and to our Kickstarter campaign!
We’re now just over halfway to our Kickstarter goal of $2500, with 10 days to go. If you’ve been meaning to throw in your support, now’s the time! Click here to go to Kickstarter — if only to watch the video. If you’ve already given, THANK YOU! Here’s a list of our wonderful supporters!
Because of your generous support, we’ve been able to add some bells and whistles to FluxWagon, like her new trapdoor and Aesop-appropriate paint job.
Joan, designer of the FluxWagon, in her new trap door.
FluxWagon at our opening performance at DeFremery Park, Oakland
New this week: animal portraits by the excellent Megan Hillard! (Stay tuned for photos of those after this weekend’s shows in Hayward and San Francisco.)
Your support is also invaluable to less photogenic but essential endeavors, like making insurance payments, buying gas, and renting trucks to tow Fluxie.
You also help ensure the Peripatetic Players can get paid! They’re super photogenic, actually.
The Peripatetic Players in action: photo by Tim Guydish. Click through for a whole wonderful set of photos!
The Peripatetic Players opened Aesop Amuck this past weekend with shows at DeFremery Park in Oakland and the Noe Valley Town Square in San Francisco. Next stops: Hayward at 1pm on August 8 and Glen Park, SF at 2pm on August 9. Here’s our full schedule of performances… and you can help keep us going by donating to our Kickstarter campaign! And now — pics from the show!
Thumper as a frog ready to have some fun in the frog pond during AESOP AMUCK.
He’s a noble beast, but he’s got a lot to learn…
The Lion & The Mouse — illustration by Sam Bertken
When we first meet the Lion, we know he’s impressive as the King of the Forest… but even he can learn from his mistakes. To play the lion. an actor must have a strong presence and and even stronger ROAR… He’ll be hunting, but he might also become the hunted!
There are plenty of stories about animals trying to imitate the lordly lion, but we’ve selected just a couple stories in which the lion gets to show the more complicated sides of his character. Any actor would be eager to sink teeth into this meaty role… making it the perfect fit for our own leader and impressario, Samuel Peaches.
See for yourself this weekend, when Aesop Amuck opens at DeFremery Park in Oakland on Saturday and the Noe Valley Town Square on Sunday. And help support the whole tour on Kickstarter!
Help take Aesop Amuck around the Bay Area this summer!
What is a Peripatetic Player to do?
We’re looking forward to playing at DeFremery Park, Oakland this Saturday August 1 @ 5pm, (special early-evening opening night!) and the Noe Valley Town Square this Sunday August 2 @ 2pm!
But BART service this weekend will not travel between San Francisco and the East Bay! In addition, the West Oakland BART Station, the closest station to DeFremery Park, will be closed. But GOOD NEWS! There will be more frequent BART and bus service throughout both sides of the Bay — just not between them.
To DeFremery Park: AC Transit Bus #26 or #31
To Noe Valley Town Square: MUNI #48 or J-Church
Biking to DeFremery Park or to Noe Valley is a great option! But BART asks that you don’t bring bikes on the Transbay bus bridges this weekend. (The regular AC Transit Transbay Bus routes do allow bikes.) There will be more frequent ferry service across the Bay — it’s a fantastic ride both on bike and boat. Click here for more info for cyclists.
If you must drive, street parking is usually available at DeFremery Park, but quite difficult at Noe Valley. It’s always a good idea to plan some extra time if you’re driving.
Read more about the Transbay Tube closure here:
We can’t wait to perform for you! Here’s our full schedule of performances… and a photo of part of the Mouse Family, ready to go!
Meekins, Princess Gwen and Thumper in their new Mouse costumes by Vivi Matsuda