SEASON 28 | OCTOBER 2015
Written by Morgan Rose, Devised by Morgan Rose & Earl Kim
Directed by Katherine Wilkinson
Performed by Earl Kim
Presented by Gale Theatre
MERICA is a solo comedy cabaret that traverses the history of US pop culture one sitcom at a time. Featuring: Miss Piggy, Katharine Hepburn, Elmo, Pocahontas, The Brady Bunch, George W Bush, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Donald Trump, Andy Warhol, Zach Morris and many more. MERICA has been performed twice in Brisbane, Australia at METRO Arts in 2011 and The Anywhere Theatre festival in 2012. Gale Theatre Company is updating, adapting, and shifting the piece to see its first US audiences. Come help us continue to develop our work and figure out what it means to do Merica in America!
This project is funded and supported in part by VORTEX Repertory Company, the National Endowment for the Arts, a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, and by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.