Sun. 4/4: Something very powerful is happening and it may be traced back to the old African gods.
Jack Flanders recieves a call from Costa Rica, it's his old friend , Mojo Sam. Mojo has a problem, her name is Amy Nelson. She has been experiencing a strange phenomenon, a "light" appears, hovering nearby, sometimes in the trees, sometimes outside her window, sometimes above her bed. This happens whenever she's involved in a relationship.
Biddlecombe. A perfectly ordinary, past-its-best English seaside town. Except why has everyone there been turned to stone?
Two seriously out-of-their-depth police officers uncover the strange tale of what happened when middle-aged and romantically disappointed hairdresser Marjorie Briggs found something in a polythene bag on the beach that didn't belong there, something ancient and terrible - something with the power to seriously muck up the lives of Marjorie and all those she loves and hates, as surreal comedy shifts towards a very strange sort of Greek tragedy.
In January, 2010, the Vortex Theatre in Albuquerque presented a festival of short plays by women playwrights from 7 states, directed by local women directors. As part of our Theatre from the Land of Enchantement Series we are presenting radio versions of two of these short plays, Paleta Man by Alex Finlayson about unexpected connections between people, and Hip Replacement by Kerry Gildea Beck about two aging rock stars. This will be followed by The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.