Wellman and Simpson Team Again on Cellophane at Flea, July 3

News   Wellman and Simpson Team Again on Cellophane at Flea, July 3 Absurdist wordsmith Mac Wellman and his most frequent collaborator, director Jim Simpson, are together again for the Flea Theatre presentation of Wellman's Cellophane. The show begins July 3 and will run until Aug. 2.

The work will play in the Flea's Annex, a loft space located at 45 White Street, a couple doors down from the theatre's main 41 White Street location. Cellophane sees Wellman playing around with language as usual. The play is described as "a spiritual history of America, [told] through the medium of Bad Language." The production is advertised as a "workshop" and will not officially open until this fall.

Simpson's has previously directed Wellman's Three Americanisms, Murder of Crows, Sincerity Forever, Strange Feet and Bad Penny. He directed the Flea's biggest hit to date, the 9/11-themed The Guys by Anne Nelson.

Tickets are $5 cash, accepted at the door. Shows begin at 8 PM.