Dark Rapture

An HB Ensemble Production

Playwright: Eric Overmyer Dark Rapture - HB Studio

Director: Amy Wright

Cast: Shaun Bennet Wilson, Chris Brescia, Candace Bryant, Pascal Escriout, Katy Frame, Ross Kramberg, Dina Lucchesi, Arnie Mazer, Craig McNulty, Rachael Murdy, Antony Raymond, Charles Sprinkle, Giovanni Villari

Set: Giovanni Villari Lighting: Corrie Beth Shotwell Costume: Catherine Siracusa Dramaturg: David Smilow Stage Manager: AJ Dobbs Assistant Stage Manager: Karen Veninga-Zaricor Production Assistants: Samantha Carlisle, Stephanie Carlisle Managing Director: Marlene Mancini Office Manager: Christina Roussos

Dark Rapture was performed June 10th – 27th

Synopsis:  This play takes place in many cities in the United States including, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Santa Barbara, and many others. Escaping from the ‘perfect’ life, Ray fakes his death by setting his own house in Los Angeles on fire and faking his identity in different cities in order to start a new beginning. His wife, Julia goes along with the secret scheme by pretending as if he’s dead and is now dealing with several economic issues as a result of his faked death and the burning of their house. Two men, Vegas and Lexington are in the search of five million dollars that Julia and her husband owe and so, they embark into an investigation trying to find Ray in the many different cities where he could be possibly hiding.