so you want to make a simple nuclear bomb.
Sand is a riveting new play that combines fiction, science, and history to explore the threat of nuclear weapons and the devastation of nuclear war. It’s a fractured collection of narratives that jump across the stories of a dozen women over a century-long timeline, building to an inevitable breaking point.
Sand is an intense, poetic dive into the frightening power that humanity wields against itself.
In 2019, director Brant Russell [The Man-Beast, Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump, In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)] helmed a script-in-hand staging of the show featuring Producing Artistic Director Andrew Hungerford for a special event limited run in this US premiere.
This archival recording was made on March 29 & 30, 2019 in Know Theatre’s Underground. While it was not originally intended for public use, we’re thrilled that it will allow the show to reach a wider audience.
15% of all proceeds will be donated to Medicens sans Frontiers.
content warning: descriptions of war and violence
NOTE: Purchasing a ticket gives you access to a digital video of a performance of Sand available for viewing for a limited time through June 30, 2020.
Passes will be on sale through June 30, 2020 at 8:00pm.
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The Fisherman’s Wife
A Sex Farce. With Sea Creatures.
Vanessa and Cooper’s marriage is on the rocks. She wants adventure (especially in the bedroom). He is compelled to fish the uncaring sea. Their relationship seems doomed to lethal monotony until a pair of magical sea creatures with erotomania and an “Alternatively Attractive” traveling salesman with a bag full of mysterious wares come to town. With talismans, tentacles, and puppets, you are in for a wild night by the seashore!
Playwright Steve Yockey (author of Know Theatre’s Pluto (2014), Heavier Than… (2017), and Mercury (2019)) draws inspiration from a famous Japanese erotic woodcut, “The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife,” to craft a story of a marriage in crisis that’s naughty, hilarious, and a little shocking.
This archival recording was made in Know Theatre’s Underground on July 6, 2016. While it was not originally intended for public use, we’re thrilled that it will allow the show to reach a wider audience.
FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY
The Fisherman’s Wife contains strong language, explicit sexual situations, and non-consensual tentacles.
There is also a brief strobe lighting effect around 75 minutes in.
10 words or less: A Sex Farce. With Sea Creatures.
Rated: R. Definitely R.
NOTE: Purchasing an e-ticket gives you access to a digital video of a performance of The Fisherman’s Wife, available for viewing for a limited time through June 30, 2020.
Passes will be on sale through June 30, 2020 at 8:00pm.
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What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now.
Red Bike is a story of changing cities and the fears we face on the precipice of the big wide world. Know is the third stop in this National New Play Network Rolling world premiere, joining productions by Pygmalion Productions (Salt Lake City), Simpatico Theatre (Philadelphia), and The Wilbury Theatre Group (Providence).
Originally recorded in Know Theatre’s MainStage, February 2, 2019.
Please note that this is a true archival recording that was not originally intended for public use: it’s a single camera set up in the back of the house. We believe that this is a show worth sharing, even given the technical constraints.
10 words or less: Cities change. People change. Get on the bike and ride.
NOTE: Purchasing a ticket gives you access to a digital video of a performance of Red Bike, available for viewing for a limited time through June 30, 2020.
Passes will be on sale through June 29, 2020 at 8:00pm.
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Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump
On the darkest night of the year, residents of a secluded Appalachian town gather at a local pub, The Gnarly Stump, to share ghost stories and songs. When an outsider arrives reporting the mysterious disappearance of her sister, the lines between story and reality become blurred–there’s more than just trees in those woods.
This world premiere commissioned by Know Theatre pairs a play from Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth martin, the writers behind Know’s Saturday the 14th, We Will Rise: Stories from the Afghan Women’s Writing Project, and the live action Disney film Mulan (2020), with songs from Paul Strickland, local fringe favorite, nationally acclaimed story-teller, and author of The Trailer Park Trilogy, Balls of Yarns, and co-author of Andy’s House of [blank].
Originally filmed in Know Theatre’s Underground bar, in December of 2016.
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Andy always was an unusual man, running a store that was part ever-changing emporium of oddities, part Museum of Unmailed Loveletters. When Sadie, his old school crush, comes back to town for her father’s funeral, she shows up at the store with a mysterious machine…over and over and over again. Paul and Trey recount the strange events of the summer they met, working in Andy’s House of [ ].
This small town, mystery spot musical graduates from its episodic from first seen in Serials! Thunderdome to become a full length show, originally produced in 2015, about unrequited love, second chances, and what it means to change your world.
Even if you missed our original streaming window, you can still rent Andy’s House of [blank] through Vimeo’s on Demand Platform through June 30.
Stay Tuned! The next shows from our Stream Team will be available soon!
All proceeds from archived streaming content are split between the Know and the artists involved, so that our small but mighty staff and our large and mighty artistic community can all weather the storm together.