Premature Punchline got down and nerdy

RealmsCon group At the recent RealmsCon event on October 7 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, PrePunch performed their “nerd” themed show, chock full of video game, comic book, Pokemon, and other science fiction and fantasy references.

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The troupe performed the following games: Pokemon Dating Game, Penalty Hat, Superheroes, Find the Beelzenef, and more. More photos can be found on the Zero Untitled and Premature Punchline Facebook pages.

Premature Punchline has another show on Thursday night at Comics Live Downtown at Bella Luna in Corpus Christi, TX. 

The audience at RealmsCon

Zero Untitled – NYC’s third production is complete!

3ht 3ht kte “Three Hour Theatre” is our annual play-writing festival that was staged in Brooklyn, NY this year, in collaboration with our new branch Zero Untitled – NYC and the host venue The Way Station. Production took place on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Program director is Anel Carmona, who previously directed “Unending Repetition” (Manhattan Repertory Theatre and Zero Untitled – NYC).

Like last year’s production, “Three Hour Theatre” will be all about playwrights writing short plays for one hour, then directors rehearse actors for an hour, and then the plays are all performed back-to-back-to-back!

Both new and established ZU-NYC actors were Kate Remelius (formerly of the Texas branch), newcomers Stephen Tan and Jacob Edwards. The director of the two plays was another newcomer Seth Roseman. The third play did not have a director and the allotted time ran out.

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Textual Overture #18 in review!

R. Trujillo collecting quotes for PrePunch's performance.

R. Trujillo collecting quotes for PrePunch’s performance.

 

Performance of "A Devil's Haven"

Performance of “The Devil’s Haven”

The latest edition of Textual Overture has wrapped up an eclectic performance on Thursday, September 21 at Cafe 5 in Kingsville, TX.

Among the performances were new theatre pieces written by Julio Martinez and Michael Verderber.

Martinez’s called “The Devil’s Haven” was a sound-and-text based work that featured performances by Martinez, Josue Villarreal,  Tristan Wolfe, Angelina Rios, Kylie McIntosh, and Annette Otero Otero.

Verderber’s play, a silly golf comedy called “Dogleg” starred Amy Ziyad, Matthew Krug, and Vanessa Guerra with a cameo by Verderber.

The artwork (in form of print) of Mary Maliha was introduced by Katherine Orozco-Verderber. Poetry and open mic performances featured Allison Wonderland, Josue Villarreal, Robert Trujillo, Kylie McIntosh, and others.

The art table for Mary Maliha.

The art table for Mary Maliha.

 

"Dogleg" with (l-r) Vanessa G, Matthew K, and Amy Z.

“Dogleg” with (l-r) Vanessa G, Matthew K, and Amy Z.

A couple of pics of Ashley Kristeen Vega in “Unending Repetition”

In collaboration with the Manhattan Repertory Theatre and Zero Untitled – NYC, here are a pair of pics from their rehearsal of the show!

The cycle repeats tonight and tomorrow night!

VEGA as Orion

VEGA as Orion

"Unending Repetition" by Zero Untitled - NYC and Manhattan Repertory Theatre.

“Unending Repetition” by Zero Untitled – NYC and Manhattan Repertory Theatre.

This week’s events!

New Works Series2-1PP Sept 14 We have auditions TONIGHT at 7:00 for a slew of upcoming projects and a slew projects happening, both here and with Zero Untitled NYC. Quick glance:

September 12 – Auditions (info posted on Facebook)

September 14 – Premature Punchline @ Comics Live Downtown, Corpus Christi, TX

September 15 – “Unending Repetition” @ Manhattan Repertory Theatre, ZU-NYC

September 16 – “Unending Repetition” @ Manhattan Repertory Theatre, ZU-NYC

September 21 – “Textual Overture” @ Cafe 5 – Kingsville, Texas mary head

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A couple of “Dramatica” pics

received_1552357528155666received_1552379678153451 Pictured are improvisational drama performances by Kaitlyn with newcomer Marcus, and newbie Kylie with Poodle.

These performances were 100% improvised dramatic performances utilizing audience suggestions.

Designed by Talor Appel, here is the official flyer for this week’s “Dramatica” show! This production will be starring YOU, the audience and a handful of actors. This will be production number 113!

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“Rising Rains” anthology coming soon

rising-rains-cover_2 Zero Untitled Productions and Bards Against Hunger have banded together to create an anthology of poetry called “Rising Rains” to help benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. Poetry (no plays, sorry) can currently be submitted to the following site. Although Texas poets take initial priority, all poets are welcome to submit.

Submit here: http://www.localgemspoetrypress.com/rising-rains-anthology.html

Quick preview for September and October season

September

1st – “Dramatica” Gathering, dramatic improv and performance fun!

7th – A Doll’s House – staged reading, 7:00, meet at Sam Fore Hall and we shall find a location

8th – “Dramatica” a public long form dramatic improv, 8:00, Free Speech Area

12th – Cattle call AUDITIONS, location and time coming soon

14th – Premature Punchline at Comics Live Downtown

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15th – “Unending Repetition” @ Manhattan Repertory Theatre (NYC)

16th – “Unending Repetition” @ Manhattan Repertory Theatre (NYC)

21St – Textual Overture, Cafe 5, time TBA

25th – Three Hour Theatre @ The Way Station (Brooklyn, NY)

 

October

7th – Premature Punchline @ RealmsCon @ 7:00-9:00

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12th – Premature Punchline @ Comics Live Downtown

TBA – Pygmalion – staged reading (might be rescheduled)

26th – Memento Mori @ TBA

27th – Memento Mori @ TBA

Some locations and times might change. Stay tuned!

Manhattan Repertory Theatre to stage “Unending Repetition”

ManRep We were just notified by the infamous Manhattan Repertory Theatre in Times Square that they will be producing “Unending Repetition” by Michael Verderber as part of their New Works Play Series. Taking over the role of “Orion” will be Ashley Kristeen Vega, under the direction of Anel Carmona, with assistance from Rose Gutierrez. Performance dates are:

Friday September 15 at 9 pm
Saturday September 16 at 6:30 pm
at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on West 45th Street. The role of Orion was previously played by Katherine Orozco-Verderber earlier this month.
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Zero Untitled take home BEST DRAMA award for “Treason” and “Unending Repetition”

Equity Library Theatre's win announcement

Equity Library Theatre’s win announcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Zero Untitled casts were informed that we won BEST DRAMA at the Equity Library Theatre 2017 Summer Play Festival on August 19, 2017 in New York City.

Winning plays (they were considered a unit):

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“Treason” by Katherine Orozco-Verderber

Dir. Ashley Kristeen Vega

Starring Rose Gutierrez

 

“Unending Repetition” by Michael Verderber

Dir. Michael Verderber

Starring Katherine Orozco-Verderber

Co-Direction – Julio Martinez

Music – Robert Trujillo

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About Zero Untitled

Zero Untitled Films/Productions is a theatrical group based in Kingsville, Texas, that produces unique experiences on stage, in film, and in other media. Zero Untitled’s goal is to let artists and audiences alike think outside the box.