Two cagey 15 year olds, Moth and Belly, live in the ruins of a dystopian society where filth is abundant and the addiction to consumerism and porn is incessant. But, they have each other – a relationship bound by love, an Internet café, and a slew of inside jokes. If they could only “cross the river,” and be in the capitalist society where an ostensible future exists. When they meet Leather, the journey veers in unconceivable directions as a series of humorous events unfold.
As part of L.A.’s largest celebration of performing arts, Rogue Machine offers We Are Not These Hands by Sheila Callaghan, In the Valley of the Shadow by Katherine Cortex, The Interference by Lynda Radley, and The Pleasure Project by Ava Bogle.
“Plenty of dark wit. Feels like something Caryl Churchill might have written — after dipping her quill in the blood of Neil LaBute. Poetic…her portrait of transactional sexual politics…the result is a hypnotic, defiantly opaque — and surprisingly tender — portrait of the endgame of globalization and rampant consumerism” – Chicago Tribune