Curtain Razors Proudly Presents Untitled Peter Tripp Project

Published on August 12, 2021

open theatre stage with lights for curtain razors production

In presenting the Untitled Peter Tripp Project, Johanna Bundon, Jayden Pfeifer, and Lee Henderson of Curtain Razors find rich territory in the metaphor of the radio broadcast — the host sends performative energy into literal thin air, not knowing whether it is being received by listeners.

Peter Tripp, a once-celebrated radio DJ, performed a publicity stunt in 1959 wherein he broadcast continuously, for 201 hours, from a glass booth in Times Square. This act was his undoing — he suffered psychological complications from prolonged sleep deprivation, and his increased fame made him a target for investigators who would indict him on commercial bribery charges in the “payola” scandal of 1960.

Experience this new performance work created by Bundon, Henderson and Pfeifer. Audiences can expect to experience sound, movement, projection, and image in an expansive, haunting and immersive space.

Show dates: August 19-29, 2021

Location: Soundstage (1831 College Ave., Regina, SK)

All live performances are at 9 p.m. Performance is approximately 75 minutes in length.

The show contains some flashing lights during extended sequences in relative darkness. Sound may be loud, sudden, or ongoing during long sequences of action.

Find out more and get your tickets here.

Volunteers Needed for Shows

Help make Untitled Peter Tripp Project happen! We need great humans to take tickets, usher audience members, and convey COVID-safety information. VOLUNTEERS get a special sneak peak at the show for FREE. 

Please message curtainrazors@gmail.com if you would like to join the team!

About Curtain Razors

For over two decades, Curtain Razors has inspired and produced new works that explore the boundaries of contemporary theatre. Curtain Razors has presented 29 productions, 21 of which were original creations.

Over the last 15 years, Curtain Razors has been tearing down barriers between artistic disciplines and seeking methods and practices that are multidisciplinary in nature.

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