RED LETTER DAY
Written by: Russell Nichols
Directed by: Danäe Cambrook
In a Martian colony, a humble merchant is on trial for allegedly withholding sex from her preacher husband, in this futuristic twist on The Scarlet Letter.
Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. Raised in the Bay Area, California, he sold all his stuff in 2011 and now lives out of a backpack with his wife, vagabonding around the world. His plays have been produced by Navigators Theater, MOJOAA Performing Arts Company, the Funhouse Anthology and the Fade to Black Festival. His very first published work was a poem about insomnia he wrote when he was eight. It was called "Bedtime Struggles.” He's been woke ever since. Look for him at www.russellnichols.com.
Danäe is a director and theatre-maker looking to work in as many types of theatre as possible (with a-not-so-secret love for New Writing, Classics and Musical Theatre). She is excited to be exploring Science-Fiction onstage! She has directed plays at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Southwark Playhouse as part of Directors Cut Theatre Company and at The Space, Theatre Royal Plymouth and various pub-theatre venues on a range of projects. Her next production will take place at The Courtyard Theatre with All or Nothing Repertory Theatre Company. She trained at RCSSD and Brunel University London.