Enterprise

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Productions:

The Brick Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, 2017

59E59 Theaters, East to Edinburgh series, New York City, 2017

Assembly George Square 2 Theatre, Edinburgh, UK, 2017 (winner, Fringe First Award)

Soho Playhouse, New York City, 2017

 

Summary

The Chairman is furious. The company is in chaos. Its stock price is plummeting and its market cap is market capsizing. An imp might be eating the office supplies. Can four panicking businesspeople save the place overnight? Enterprise is a fast-paced, oddball comedy. Its premiere production was at the Brick Theater in Brooklyn, New York, in 2017. It featured Fred Backus, Adam Files, Derrick Peterson, and Alyssa Simon. Directed and designed by Ian W. Hill, assisted by Berit Johnson. Costumes by Kaitlyn Day. The 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe production, directed by David Calvitto and featuring Matthew Boston, Christopher Carley, Brian Dykstra, and Jonathan Fishman, won a Fringe First Award. It was produced by Americana Absurdum Productions.

Cast: Four actors, gender/age/race flexible.

Running time: 60-65 minutes.

Run “Glengarry Glen Ross” through a Monty Python spin cycle and you might get Brian Parks’s kinetic farce  “Enterprise,” an absurdist express train of comic corporate-speak” - The New York Times

 

Photo: Fred Backus and Derrick Peterson as Sanders and Weaver in Enterprise, at the Brick Theater, Brooklyn. Photo by Ian W. Hill.