Project Description

Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story of the same name, The Masque Of The Red Death is a tense, claustrophobic thriller. Whatever you do… don’t wear red.

The Masque of the Red Death Poster

THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

A LITTLE EARTHQUAKE PRODUCTION

Originally produced by
THE HAPPINESS PATROL

An unstoppable and incurable pandemic is scourging the country.

Prince Prospero locks himself in a secluded castle with a thousand terrified friends.

But the scarlet horror cannot be shut out so easily.

As the nobility dances the night away, an uninvited guest brings the party to a permanent end…

The Happiness Patrol offers you one hour’s respite from the ravages of the plague.

But whatever you do… Don’t wear red…

CAST (in order of appearance)

Footman | Philip Holyman
Prince Prospero | Gareth Nicholls

CREATIVE TEAM

Writer & Director | Philip Holyman
Lighting & Sound Design | Gareth Nicholls
Set Design & Construction | Nicholas Nicholls
Fabric Upholstery | Val & David Holyman
Costume | Ruth Bagnall for Costumia
Mannequin Design | The Sisters Dolby

FOR LITTLE EARTHQUAKE

Co-Directors | Gareth Nicholls and Philip Holyman