4 AM/The Magic Hour
MyVision Theater Ensemble
September 23-September 27
Pass the Hat
Broadway on Demand
It’s 4 AM…What’s it like to be awake when the rest of your world is asleep?
Meet an early-morning jogger, a radio DJ whose show may have an audience of none, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of a most unusual letter, and many other teen characters as they search for connection in the magic hour. Through a series of connected scenes and monologues, join them on their journey as they discover whether the monster under the bed is real and collectively wonder…is there anybody out there?
The Magic Hour returns to the world of 4 AM, one year later. It’s time for the same characters to wrestle with the changes in their lives. The DJ of the internet’s loneliest radio show gets an unexpected “like,” a serial letter writer gathers the courage to actually send one, best friends confront the reality of growing apart, and a modern-day Romeo and Juliet discover balcony scenes are harder than they look. The monster under the bed is definitely real…but is anyone ready for what comes next?
In their first time working in a virtual environment, MyVision is excited to present these companion pieces, which explore timely themes of isolation, loneliness, and reaching out to rediscover one’s humanity in unforeseen circumstances.
Audience members will receive a link to the show in their RSVP confirmation email. Appropriate for all ages.
Wednesday, Sept 23 at 7pm
Thursday, Sept 24 at 7pm
Friday, Sept 25 at 7pm
Saturday, Sept 26 at 7pm
Sunday, Sept 27 at 7pm
Free RSVP, Pass the Hat donations encouraged
About the Artists
MyVision Theater Ensemble is an after-school, student-run theater company based at The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA). Although MyVision primarily produces theater, the ensemble urges all members to embrace the arts in every form. Members of MyVision take on every artistic role in our productions, including writer, director, actor, and designer. The Company creates and presents, as an ensemble, original, provocative productions on topics of interest to teens and the community.
The company was started in 2008 by Josh Wilder, currently one of American Theater Magazine’s “Top Thirty Under Thirty” in American Theater, and playwright of Salt, Pepper, Ketchup.
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