CLEAR CREEK CREATIVE
July 29 & 30, 2022 Fri. & Sat with ticket pick-up by 6:15 pm | Sun. July 31 with ticket pickup by 10:15 AM
“G-Rated” – for both adults and family audiences.
Written and Performed by Bob Martin (Clear Creek Creative | Disputanta, KY)
Directed by Nick Slie (Mondo Bizarro | New Orleans, LA)
Produced by Carrie Brunk (Clear Creek Creative | Disputanta, KY)
Designed by Jeff Becker (Catapult Studios | New Orleans, LA)
Music Direction & Performance by Cory Shenk
An environmental, cultural and spiritual parable of domination and resilience Ezell explores the complexities of today’s issues of climate change, indigenous erasure, and environmental extraction (fracking) — and is based on the artists’ lived experience in their rural Appalachian community.
In the play, Ezell, the central character, is faced with a choice when offered a job to buy mineral rights on behalf of the oil & gas industry in anticipation of a fracking boom and the chance to reconnect with the people and land of his raising.
This immersive experience features a contemplative walk through the woods to the performance site with live music, the play, a return walk and a post-show dialogue with the artists and a panel of local experts.
Post-show discussions with the artists & guest experts will follow each performance in the air-conditioned Mainstage in Emily Dickinson Hall.
The production will be presented outdoors for small audiences on land that is part of the Hampshire College Farm Center, and will involve a 10-minute guided walk from the Box Office at Emily Dickinson Hall on the Hampshire College campus.
We will have folding chairs and risers. Some ground seating may be available in front.
We are dedicated to making this performance handicapped accessible. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may determine the best way for you to access the event.
The play will be presented rain or shine – so bring your umbrellas, ponchos, and appropriate footgear. If there is lightning or a severe downpour slated for one of our performance times, we have a raindate scheduled for Sunday, August 31st at 6:15 PM.
After the show, please join the artistic team and a panel of experts for a post-show discussion in the air-conditioned Mainstage Theater in Emily Dickinson Hall.
As we will be traveling in guided groups to the performance location, it is imperative that you pick up your tickets by the stated pickup time. Tickets not picked up at that point will be released to the waiting list.
So that we may protect the most vulnerable among us, all audience members must be masked with an N-95 or KN-95 mask, worn so it covers both the nose and mouth. All members of the Artistic Team and Ko Staff have been vaxed, boosted and are tested before performances. We suggest that you test before attending the event, as well.