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About KILLER GIRLS

Praise for Previous Collaborations

"You know what your problem is? You don’t understand your place in the world. You think if you dress like a toad and use dry shampoo 5 days a week that you’ll somehow earn some equality rights and get out of using your boobs for what they’re meant for - letting babies ogle them and men suck them."

 

Join American Berserk Theatre for their most vibrant and bloody foray yet in the world premiere of their brand new pop horror revenge comedyKiller Girls.
When Rita, Darlene, Mallory, Issa, and Summer, five female students from John Wilkes Booth University (JWBU or "joo-boo" for short) in #yesallmen, Texas, find out their humble Fruit Ninja Team has been invited to a big tournament in #grabherbythepussy, Florida, they have no idea their already challenging daily life in a world of toxic masculinity is about to go into overdrive, forcing them to do the unthinkable. Payback's a bitch.  

 

Featuring choreography by Jordan Gradel Williams, blood & gore FX by Edwin Wise of Wise Blood, and an incredible 9-person ensemble cast of Austin's best led by critically-acclaimed "Best of Austin" Writer/Director Kaci Beeler, Killer Girls is one wild and cathartic ride you won't want to miss.

WARNING: This show is in an intimate venue and features blood and gore FX, strobe lights, loud noises and music, and R-rated language and content including themes of high violence and sexual assault.

Killer Girls is the third fully scripted theatrical production of American Berserk Theatre, whose “brilliantly performed” 2016 production Subject to Control and 2017 production For Time and Eternity were both warmly received by the Austin Chronicle. It’s the passion project of playwright and director Kaci Beeler, brought to life using a unique creation process drawing on the company's skills in improvisation, sketch comedy, and intuitive storytelling.

The play will be performed at the newly renovated Hideout Studios space (2505 E 6th St #3c, Austin, TX 78702) Thursday-Sunday at 8pm for 3 weekends: May 10th through May 27th, with a preview performance at 8pm on Wednesday, May 9th. $20 online, $25 at the door.

 

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*We recommended purchasing tickets ASAP as only 37 seats are available for each performance in our very, very intimate venue.

Brilliantly performed...Always, Luciani and Beeler of American Berserk Theatre illuminate just how intelligent comedy can get and how slapstick-funny postmodern knowledge can be.

Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Chronicle

Wild and unpredictable . . . the characters are off-the-wall fun.

Olivia Flores Alvarez

Houston Press

American Berserk Theatre has created quite a heady yet funny treat for us with its first outing, and I eagerly look forward to more.

Shannon Weaver

Austin Chronicle

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KILLER GIRLS CAST & CREW

CAST:

THE LADIES: ANGIE EPLEY, ANGIE YAEYAMA, 
COREY MAIER,  ERIN MOLSON, 
MARGARET HUNSICKER

THE DUDES: CHRISTIAN LEWIS, 
J.R. ZAMBRANO, ROB YOHO, WAY SPURR-CHEN
 

PRODUCTION TEAM:
WRITER/DIRECTOR: KACI BEELER

LIGHTING DESIGN: LINDSEY MCGOWEN

SOUND DESIGN: CURTIS LUCIANI

CHOREOGRAPHY: JORDAN GRADEL WILLIAMS

BLOOD AND GORE FX: EDWIN WISE

COSTUME DESIGN: KACI BEELER

COSTUME ASST: KELLY HASANDRAS

PROPERTIES ASST:  ADAM RODRIGUEZ

STAGE MANAGEMENT: JORDAN GRADEL WILLIAMS

STAGE COMBAT: ROB YOHO
LEAD BUILDER: LANCE HUNTER

PRODUCERS: AMERICAN BERSERK THEATRE

 

TOP 10 ARTS 2016 - AUSTIN CHRONICLE
"BEST OF AUSTIN" CRITICS AWARD 
- AUSTIN CHRONICLE

OUTSTANDING CAST 
- B IDEN PAYNE NOMINATION

BEST OF FEST - FRONTERA FEST
BEST ORIGINAL COMEDY 
- HOUSTON FRINGE FESTIVAL

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