Who knows if any of these stories are real? But let’s say they are, for the sake of argument.
A marriage proposal gone awry awakens an ancient evil deep within a lake and triggers a rising tide of unsettling events.
As things take a turn for the horrifying, Sleeping Giant asks: how far will you go to find something to believe in?
This dark comedy from Know favorite Steve Yockey [Pluto (2013), The The Fisherman’s Wife (2015), Heavier Than.., (2017) Mercury (2019)], and show runner of HBO’s The Flight Attendant and Netflix’s Dead Boy Detectives, combines equal parts humor and dread in a truly unexpected story for the stage.
Keywords: dark-comedy · fascism · cosmic horror · tentacles · butterflies
Rated: R (language, violence, adult themes)
Run Time: 80 minutes
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Director & Lighting Designer: Andrew Hungerford
Scenic & Props Designer, Scenic Artist: Danielle Robison
Costume Designer: Noelle Wedig-Johnston
Sound & Projection Designer: Douglas Borntrager
Intimacy Director: Erin Carr
Stage Manager: Grace Wohlschlegel
Technical Director: Jim Stark
Jared Earland as The Raconteur
Brianna Miller as the Naïf
Ryan-Chavez Richmond as The Messenger
Tess Talbot as The Convert