Ada, Soon

A new play on artificial intelligence & the apocalypse, interwoven with The Tempest.

Written and directed by Lelaina Vogel
Premiered in Boston after a successful run at the Providence Fringe Festival

September 8 and 9, 2017
The Space Studio at Auspicious Phoenix
438 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA

Staff:
Writer and Director - Lelaina Vogel
Voice and Text Coach - Daniel Thomas Blackwell
Sound Design - Joshua Garcia

Cast:
ADA - Olivia Caputo
GAIA - Madeline Sosnowski
KAREL - Adam Preston

 

 

Season One Reading Series

Underlings opened its first season with a reading series at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. We had the delight of presenting three original plays by Boston-area playwrights. 

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The Earth Room 
by Margot Buckley
directed by Sarah Batista-Pereira
George and Jitterbug raise their two daughters on Mars, replacing Earth with a perfect VR simulation.

The Uninvited Guest
by Maryanne Truax
directed by Lelaina Vogel
A classic dinner party farce with love triangles, surprises, and lobster bisque galore. 

Fruit in Winter 
by Emily Helen Atkinson
directed by Peter V. Secrest
A contemporary retelling of Doctor Faustus, imagining Faust as we all do: a queer feminist grad student. 

November 15, November 29, and December 13, 2017
Arts at the Armory Cafe
191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA