A Sky Painted Brown

By Naomi Bielefeldt, Nancy Craig, Clarice LaFayette, Donnovan Moen, Emily Morrison-Weeks, Gail Sterkel, and Jan Levine Thal

Directed by Naomi Bielefeldt

A short play that asks the big question: whose fault is bullying?

A Sky Painted Brown, an original play by Madison-area playwrights, exposes the daily indignities a bullied student endures in tandem with the well-meaning but sometimes misguided responses from friends, parents, and teachers. With humor and pathos, honesty and sensitivity, the play’s journey is difficult yet rewarding. It runs one hour and includes talkbacks after each performance with clergy, social workers, and psychologists. The play is appropriate for middle-school age or older.

The Cast:
Ryan Berger, Nancy Craig, Chris Gelinskey, Codi Shandel Kline, Clarice Lafayette, Ashton Lareau, Drew Lehmann, Sybil Levine, Emily Morrison-Weeks, Meg Murphy, Heather Renken, and Emma Staudenmaier

Friend our characters on Facebook for backstories and teasers: Camille St Vincent, Charlie Rogers, Tiffany Rochet, Nick Wilson, Lexie Davidson, Amy Brown, and Lydia Palmer.

The award-winning singer-songwriter, Joey Broyles, will perform his song "Freak" at each show, about his own experiences with high school bullying.


Produced by Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre at Bartell Theatre's Evjue Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St., Madison

Performances: July 24 - August 1, 2015

Performance Times: Eight Performances — Two Matinees
Friday July 24, 8pm
Saturday, July 25, 8pm
Sunday, July 26, 2pm Matinee
Wednesday, July 29, 8pm – half price tickets for all
Thursday, July 30, 8pm
Friday, July 31, 8pm
Saturday, August 1 – TWO SHOWS: 2pm Matinee and 8pm

Ticket Prices: $20, other than on July 29 (see above). Group rates available.

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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