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Big Bad is a smart and wickedly funny play that lets the audience determine the outcome of the play! The most notorious criminal in the fairy-tale world, Big Bad Wolf, is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by the countless quirky characters he has wronged. Now, the two greatest legal minds in the Enchanted Forest — the Evil Stepmother and the Fairy Godmother — will clash (on live Court TV, no less, with Sydney Grimm as commentator!) in a trial that will be remembered forever after. As Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf testify, the wolf seems deserving of all that’s coming. But, even though the disreputable Evil Stepmother couldn’t be less interested in pro-bono work on such an obviously futile defense, Mr. Wolf makes a good case for himself. Was he born a criminal, or made one? Perhaps he does deserve compassion instead of condemnation? What will the verdict be? Only the jury — the audience — can decide, when the doddering old Judge invites them to determine the outcome of the trial... and the play!
“Big Bad” by Alec Strum: 2006 winner of the Shubert Fendrich Memorial Playwriting Contest.
|Cost:||$10 Adults / $6 children 10 & under|
|Location:||The Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main Street, Westminster, MD, 21157 View Google Map|