From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
How do you take Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist and, in less than a month, condense it into a 100-minute one-man play, with the actor playing 20 characters from the novel plus a New York City drag queen? Everett Quinton and Eureka, veterans of the fabled Ridiculous Theatre Company and creators of Twisted Olivia, explain how they did it.
"...characters in a 19th-century English novel, portraying some of them with dolls and one with just a baseball cap..."
Feb. 28, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires