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Pictured (l-r): Guy Wicke, Joe Lino, and Cody Lucas.
The Agency Theater Collective has announced the cast and production team for the world premiere of Cody Lucas’ TRES BANDIDOS.
Directed by Cordie Nelson, and Jack Schultz, the production features Lucas (Luke), Guy Wicke (Shep), and Joe Lino (David).
The production team includes Audrey Gladson (Assistant Director), Teryl Thurman (Stage Manager), Ethan Walles (Production Manager), Ellie Humphrys (Lighting Designer), Marie Weigle (Set Decoration/Executive Producer), Cristian Esparza (Costume Designer), Ryan Wiechmann (Sound Designer), Chas Mathieu (Set Designer) Manuel J. Ortiz (Technical Director), Hannah Tarr (Fight Choreographer), Edward Karch (Weapons Master), Susenna Turner (Marketing Assistant), and Troy Rumans (Marketing Assistant).
From the press release: “Shep, David, and Luke get lost on the way to a planned bank robbery and hole up in a dingy Texas motel. As a storm roars outside, past demons and a ticking clock put the heist in jeopardy and push the outlaws toward the breaking point. Written with rapid-fire, cutting dialogue, this contemporary western places cowboy mentality in the crosshairs.”
“It recontextualizes old west mythology and morality to see what those tropes mean in 2018 America,” says Lucas. “The play puts everything in a pressure cooker and explores the effects of toxic masculinity on men in rural areas,” comments Nelson.
TRES BANDIDOS runs August 23rd – September 15th. For more information visit wearetheagency.org.