Thrill or Peril: Tales of Adventure
August 16, 2009 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guests experienced the excitement of high seas, raging rivers and exotic cultures at WordTheatre’s Thrill or Peril: Tales of Adventure, featuring short stories of daring exploration recanted lovingly amid the twinklings of M Bar’s chandeliers.
- Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Judging Amy) read his story “The Oddest Sea”
- Xander Berkeley (Taken, Year One) read “Hunters” by Eugene Cross
- Sarah Clarke (Twilight, Trust Me) read “Under Water” by Anne Fadiman
- Andrew Borba (The Shield, Nine Lives) read “My Date With Neanderthal Woman” by David Galef
- Toni Trucks (Barbershop) read “Disco Papa” by Karen Russell
- Nina Siemaszko (The Haunting of Molly Hartley) read “The World” by Susan Orlean
- Keith David (Platoon, The Princess and the Frog) read “Rope Burn” by Henry Louis Gates
- Bill Ratner (Moth Winner) performed his short story, “Gold”.
- Josh Cereghino (Moth Winner) performed his short story, “Love Letter from Ventura County Jail”.
- George Newbern (Father of the Bride) read “True Story” by Paul Rudnick
Produced and Directed by Cedering Fox
M Bar required a $10 food minimum. Doors opened at 6 and the show began at 7 PM.