Live Girls! Theater presents the first episode in its science fiction series following the adventures of a secret league of extraordinary historical figures that discover a dark force is dismantling human history. The League has access to a sphere of reality that grows with the power of human cognition. Ava Lovelace, Nicola Tesla, and Lord Byron find themselves caught out of time in this literal Noösphere. With the help of their ship, the Mary-Celeste, and a unique engine built by Charles Babbage, the league locates the source of the disturbance in 1850’s America. Once there, they must partner with the Pinkerton Detective Agency and Kate, the world’s first female detective, to save Abraham Lincoln and possibly the world.
Written by Darian Lindle and directed by Meghan Arnette, this show features a spectacular ensemble, including Sherif Amin, Caitlin Frances Branston, Daniel Christensen, Mark Fox, Alyssa Kay, Marena Kleinpeter, Imogen Love,Troy Lund, and Matthew Middleton. The production team creating the incredible world of the League includes Emily Leong, Jocelyne Fowler, Robin Macartney, Brian Stricklan, Michael Owcharuk, Stefanie Senior, Roberta Christensen, Omar Forrest, Lola Lindle, Deborah Carmichael, Alison Underdahl, and Leah Erickson Webster.
Produced in association with Theatre Off Jackson and made possible with support from 4 Culture and The Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs. Live Girls! Theater is an Associated Program of Shunpike, a 501(c)(3) non- profit agency that fuels innovation in the arts by building productive partnerships, cultivating leadership and providing direct services to arts groups of all kinds.