The Canopic Jar of My Sins: A Medieval Morality Play for Latter-Day Postmodernists

The Canopic Jar of My Sins: A Medieval Morality Play for Latter Day Postmodernists is a play about culpability. The narrative follows Ralph Wiley, the scientist who invented plastic, as he fights to survive a show trial held on the massive island of plastic in the North Pacific Ocean. His tribunal consists of an angel, dead bird, and Roger Waters. After the trial, Wiley finds himself on the beach at Easter...
The Canopic Jar of My Sins: A Medieval Morality Play for Latter Day Postmodernists is a play about culpability. The narrative follows Ralph Wiley, the scientist who invented plastic, as he fights to survive a show trial held on the massive island of plastic in the North Pacific Ocean. His tribunal consists of an angel, dead bird, and Roger Waters. After the trial, Wiley finds himself on the beach at Easter Island, where he meets the last Easter Islander and Robert Oppenheimer. Then the angel shows up, and things get strange.
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The Canopic Jar of My Sins: A Medieval Morality Play for Latter-Day Postmodernists

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Mirrorbox Theatre
    ,
    2020
  • Reading
    ,
    Bemidji State University
    ,
    2018
  • Reading
    ,
    Swandive Theatre
    ,
    2016
  • Reading
    ,
    The Theatre at St. Claude
    ,
    2015

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Swandive Theatre
    ,
    2019