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Bēhance

  • Mountain Language 
    by Harold Pinter
     
    Director
    Cam M. Roberts*


    Cast:
    YOUNG WOMAN Amy Shackelford*
    ELDERLY WOMAN Mackenzie Finnegan*
    OFFICER Ray Collins
    SERGEANT Jim French
    GUARD Mike Dempsey*
    PRISONER/HOODED MAN Ryan McCarthy*

    Stage Manager Chris Garcia*
    Asst. Stage Manager Olivia Whitener
    Scenic Designer P.K. Ransbottom*
    Asst. Scenic Designer Jake Meyer*
    Lighting Designer Alex Priore*§
    Asst. Lighting Designer Sarah Davis*
    Costume Designer Sara Lindsey*
    Asst. Costume Designer Mara McCaffray*
    Sound Designer Cam M. Roberts*
    Properties Master Mara McCaffray*
    Faculty Advisor Dr. Brook Davis


    Director’s Notes
     
         “Sometimes they need a bit of a laugh to keep their spirits up.”
              - Harold Pinter, Art, Truth, & Politics 


    * denotes a member of the Anthony Aston Players
    § denotes a Presidential Scholar in Theatre
  • Projection image used in during Episode I, set outside a prison wall. The subsequent Episodes II, III, IV are set inside of prison, without projection image(s). The play is set in an unnamed Totalitarian State that has outlawed via military decree the speaking of the "Mountain Language" - Everyone must only speak the "Language of the Capital"
  • Episode I: 
    A Prison Wall
  • Episode II: A Visitors Room 
  • Episode III: 
    A Corridor
  • Episode IV: 
    A Visitors Room
  • All Photography by Sarah Wheeler
  • Pictured (from Left to Right):
     
    Chris Garcia (Stage Manager), Jim French (Sergeant), Ray Collins (Officer), 
    Mike Dempsey (Guard), Mackenzie Finnegan (Elderly Woman), 
    Amy Shackelford (Young Woman), and Ryan McCarthy (Prisoner/Hooded Man).