“THE NIGHT BUSTER KEATON DREAMED ME”*
An award-winning play by Kerry Muir
(*originally produced under the earlier working title, “Cut-Ups”)
The Night Buster Keaton Dreamed Me combines elements of theater, Grimm’s Fairy Tale, silent-screen subtitles, ballroom dance, circus, vaudeville, acrobatics and contact improvisation in its portrayal of a fabulist encounter between an eight year old girl, her self-destructive older sister, and silent screen comedian Buster Keaton.
Mainstage Production, February 2012, Theatre Plus/Alleyway Theatre Mainstage Season, Buffalo, New York. Director: Kim Piazza.
Christian Baumgarten, of Gravityworks Circus, as Buster Keaton
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico * 4/12.
“…the play, which centers on two girls struggling to keep their lives together after the death of their mother in an apartment fire, remained faithful to the magical realism at the play’s center.”
- Colin Dabkowski, Buffalo News