Format/Genre: Comedy, Drama
Target audience: High School, College, Community + Professional theatres
Casting: Minimum 4 M, 4 W (can be expanded up to 7 M, 7 W)
Sets: bare stage with cubes, props; copious sound/light cues
Running time: 60 minutes
Synopsis: It's two weeks before Anime-zing Con and six high school theatre nerds are gunning to win the convention's Group Cosplay Skit Competition, with a scene from "Madsummer!" (a modern-day anime version of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in a fairy-verse turned upside down). But when the team's leader is yanked from the competition by his disapproving mother, the group learns the value of fighting for your own mad dreams. A comedy about following one's passions in the pursuit of happiness.
World Premiere: Edinburgh International Fringe Festival, August 2016
Cosplay's The Thing
Demon Puck & fairy cosplayers from "Madsummer" in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival world premiere.