Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Planet Connection Interview - Jeremy Bloom and Brian Rady of "The Orange Person"

By Byrne Harrison

Name: Jeremy Bloom and Brian Rady
Play: The Orange Person
Relationship to production: Writers

Website: http://www.jeremybloomplays.com/

How did you first get involved in theatre?

The stories of our elders.

Who are your biggest influences?

Radio announcers and magicians.

What is your show about?

It's about feeling mystery in what surrounds you, and how smart your younger sister is. It's about turning colors.

What inspired you to write?

Last year's Clubbed Thumb plays.

Why was it important to you to be part of an eco-friendly theatre festival?

The Earth is precious.

Planet Connections donates a portion of the box office for each show to a charity. What charity has your production chosen and why?

The LGBT Center, selected by our producer and festivity staff member, Andi Cohen.

What's next for you after Planet Connections?

The Orange Person at The Gene Frankel Theater in November

And finally, if your play was food, what kind of food would it be?

Mincemeat Pie

The Orange Person
Tuesday, June 14 at 4:30PM

The Robert Moss Theatre
440 Lafayette Street

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