JOHN MOORE’S ACCLAIMED PLAY “WAITING FOR OBAMA” TO LIVE STREAM THIS SATURDAY 10/24 AT 8:00 PM ET AT BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
BROADWAY ON DEMAND
THE DENVER ACTORS FUND
JOHN MOORE’S ACCLAIMED PLAY
“WAITING FOR OBAMA”
OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT 8:00 PM ET
ONLY AT BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM
New York, NY (October 20, 2020) – Broadway On Demand, the theater-focused streaming platform, and The Denver Actors Fund, is proud to present the exclusive radio-play production of John Moore’s acclaimed play, Waiting for Obama, this Saturday, October 24 at 8:00 PM ET only at BroadwayOnDemand.com.
In Waiting for Obama, a topical story about divisiveness within America, and within the American family, a Colorado family is convinced that President Barack Obama is coming for their guns… and they may well be right. This magical and surreal exploration of relationships touched by tragedy leaps head-first into one of America’s most complex conundrums: guns.
The radio-play version of Waiting for Obama was recorded on August 30, 2020 at the PACE Center in Parker, CO, with direction by Brian Freeland, videography and editing by Ray Bailey and a company of actors that includes, Laurence Curry (Barack Obama), Drew Horwitz (Peter Welby), Chris Kendall (Hank Welby), Leslie O’Carroll (Martha Welby), Jenna Moll Reyes (Jenna), Jessica Robblee (Katie Welby), Luke Sorge (Benny Bunny) and Mare Trevathan (Stage Directions and Voice of God). Audio recording by the staff of Parker Arts (Production Manager: Kevin Newton; Audio Engineer: Joe Brindley; Acting Director: Carrie Glassburn), with lighting support by David Holt.
Waiting for Obama was an official selection of the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival, where it was chosen from more than 1,200 entries and had its world premiere in August 2016.
Live stream pay-per-view tickets ($9.95) are available now at: https://www.broadwayondemand.com/not-live/qbHG5ZLWSzfr-waiting-for-obama?channel=current-live-schedule
A 48-hour rental is available beginning October 25 for $9.95 at: https://www.broadwayondemand.com/subscribe/5f7f25d8335ca141e7651423?odrc=watch
Waiting for Obama runs 90 minutes.
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“A powerful and timely play about the need for gun control
and the paranoia of gun owners who fear losing their weapons.”
– Michael Rock, theasy.com
“Mr. Moore shows a real understanding of gun-rights advocates here
and saves the play from being merely dogmatic.
Laurence Curry marvelously impersonates President Obama.”
– Steve Capra, TotalTheatre.com
The Denver Actors Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in June 2013, is a source of immediate assistance when members of the Colorado theater community find themselves in situational medical need. The Denver Actors Fund offers both financial and practical volunteer assistance. To date, The Denver Actors Fund has distributed $640,000 in financial relief to artists on and off stage to help recipients with medical bills, insurance, co-payments, supplies and more. Action Teams, an army of more than 60 volunteers, run errands, provide rides, meals, childcare, construction, pet-sitting, personal company and more. To learn more, visit: denveractorsfund.org
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