My So-Called Mondays, in which a cast of about a dozen – with a little help from the audience – enacts an episode of the popular ‘90s coming-of-age comedy,
My So-Called Life. And by enact, let’s be clear: not only do they say the lines, there’s a performer who reads the stage directions and settings.
The Revolutionistswas on stage as Amber) and emerging actors. More than that, they wanted somewhere that would be a beacon for collaboration, whether someone wanted to come along and produce a one-person show or host movie nights or even watch the presidential debates live, with the ability to offer random comments (and maybe throw the occasional bunch of popcorn) at the screen.
My So-Called Mondays. So are Wachs’ parents. Wachs is in the booth, running lights and sound. In fact, Wachs and Hune can set their own light and sound cues – and do battle with the computers when they crash. They’ve encouraged their equally creative performing friends to come and be part of their productions, which many of them do on Monday evening, when shows elsewhere are dark. Wachs’ husband created the logo for the business. The space feels immediately both home-grown and welcoming, as well as on the cusp of some new sort of entertainment.
The Dating Game. We have new plays we’re going to do. The mobile phone festival was such as success, we’ll do another one.”