THE GREAT PIE ROBBERY
...Or We Really Knead the Dough
Written and Directed by Ben Tostado
THE GREAT PIE ROBBERY...Or We Really Knead the Dough is about a small town pie shop that is danger of being taken over by the evil Vincent Von Villenueva. Can our hero Chicken Farmer John save the day and win his love, Clementine? This hilarious spoof of turn-of-the-century melodrama is as American as...well, you know.
The Great Pie Robbery opened on August 10, 2012 at the International Fringe Festival in New York City.
TRIP PLYMALE (Pa Baker), MISTI TINDIGLIA (Ma Baker), DOUG GOLDRING (Junior Baker), JENNIFER BISSELL (Clementine), SETH GRUGLE (Chicken Farmer John), MIKE QUIRK (Vincent Von Villenueva), MARILYN ORAN (Madame Fusilli), LORINNE LAMPERT (Anne Chovie), KATELYN LAURIA (Della Catessen), ALEXIS BRAXTON (Ginger Vitus), CINDI KOSTELLO (Sheriff Smithinwesson), ROBERT W. SMITH (Old Man Wilkins), PRESCOTT SEYMOUR (Mayor Maynot/MC), CHLOE PAE (Eunice), WILLIAM GOLDBERG (Billie Joe)
BEN TOSTADO (Playwright/Director), RACHEL KAUFMAN (Original Music), CARLY LEVIN (Production Stage Manager), KELLY MICHELLE PEREZ (Assistant Stage Manager), LISA RENEE JORDAN (Costumes), SAMANTHA SHOFFNER (Sets/Props), NEAL FREEMAN (Sound), SAM GORDON (Lights), BEN RAUCH (Pianist), BRENDA PRINZING (Producer), CHRISTIAN KOLARZ (Associate Producer), LIZ ULMER (Company Manager), MICHAEL VAN PRAAGH (Carpenter), EDUARD ORDONEZ (Lead Stagehand), LUKE ROSEN (Stagehand), SHANEICE STEVENSON (Wardrobe Assistant), CHRIS EATON (Graphic Designer)
All photos by Billy Bustamante.
You Can't Just Waltz
We Need Someone On The Inside
Those Were My Dance Steps
The Last Time You Went A' Weepin'
Ode To a Songbird
No Evil Doers
Ode To a Songbird
Pie Eatin' Contest
Rough and Tumbler
I'd Like To Thank All The Little People
I Wonder What This Means
I Must Have Thrown It Out
I Have a Plan
He's Just Plain Bad
Here They Are!
I Don't Know What To Say
Chicken Farmer John
Cakes and Fillings
And That By Far Is The Sweetest