A Left Of Left Center Update

It’s been a little while, but here’s a Left of Left Center update. Left of Left Center founder Ned O’Reilly has been writing up a storm this summer and will be hosting a table read of many of his new shorts, written with an upcoming produc tion of Beta Blockers: The Refill in mind.

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The attendance for our first two performances was phenomenal. Goodman yielded a sellout crowd with audience members willing to stand to watch the performance and the Firefly had only two chairs empty (with lots of full couches)!

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Dressed to Impress

The Pleaser is so very pleased, The Silhoutte is strong and steady, and The Untangler is nimbly defeating his knots. They’re ready for a show! A few more days of polishing the edges will produce a refined performance that will soothe the Calibans of the audience.

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Rehearsal Photos

The Fathom Town Enforcers are quite spirited as they seek to fund their production of The Tempest. With Encores and Hyacinth aside, it is apparent that they should have chosen Kickstarter… Here are this week’s rehearsal photos of the spirits in rare form.

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Beta Blockers in Tech Week

With less than a week before performances start, the entire cast of Beta Blockers start tech week. We learned that the order of the shorts are Hive Mind, Arrhythmia, Advantage, Cortisol Rush, Bechdel Test, and Catnip. It was also a great opportunity to snap some shots of everyone! 

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First Rehearsal – Read Thru

The read thru rehearsal will likely be the only time we will be as a group until tech rehearsals start in mid February. It was fantastic to see all the shorts read, to get a sense of the themes that Ned has intended for the Beta Blockers production as a whole. They really do comically examine […]

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Beta Blockers Cast List

There was a surprising amount of talent that auditioned and we thank all those that made it! We are very pleased to be casting these individuals in the production Beta Blockers that will be performing in Madison and at Chicago’s 26th Annual Rhinofest.

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Announcing auditions for BETA BLOCKERS, an evening of five new short plays written by Madison’s Ned O’Reilly, author of the recent Mercury Players Theatre production WIDESCREEN.

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