Jessie, Emma, Louis, Eric, Isa, Sam and Nell

Jessie, Emma, Louis, Eric, Isa, Sam and Nell
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Friday, July 30, 2010

Tickets on Sale NOW!!!

Hey there Big Wide World.

Guess what?! I know you've all been scratching your puzzlers puzzling over when you can buy tickets to the premiere of Cartogoraphasia, but fret no more! Tickets to all Live Arts and Philly Fringe show are now available, and you can buy them here!
Also, the good folks at the Live Arts/Philly Fringe offices have been keeping up a snazzy blog, full of bright colors and cool fonts and whatnot. On this blog you can browse the virtual Festival Guide and check out what shows you want to see in addition to Cartogoraphasia (we're on p. 97).

And as one last teaser ... with script in hand/head, fancy lights, and temporary costumes flying, rehearsals are becoming more and more photographable. Check out some teasers below and visit our photo album on Picasa.

Until then....

Lots of Love,

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Hey There World!

A quick survey:
1) Do you like theater?
2) Do you like doing nice things for people?
3) Have you secretly always wanted to be someone's hero?
4) Will you only be able to sleep well tonight knowing that you had a DIRECT HAND in making Telephone Bronco Theater Company's 2010 production of Cartogoraphasia?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you're in luck! You can now CONTRIBUTE to Telephone Bronco using our secure Paypal site!

It's important to all of us at Telephone Bronco that you know that ALL contributions will go DIRECTLY towards the many essentials we need to stage this play in September. (And there are many!...)

Earlier this year, Telephone Bronco was very privileged to receive the Swarthmore Project in Theater Grant, which is allowing us access to incredible rehearsal space for the summer. The creative process is really cooking!! -- (we hope that you check out the photos and blog posts for some fabulous teases on what our show will look like!!) As we look forward towards September, however, costs are beginning to loom. Everything from space rental, to set pieces and materials, costumes, props, posters, programs, crazy stuff like insurance (you need that for everything these days)...the list goes on. And thank you in advance -- we are incredibly grateful for the outpouring of support you have shown us so far in following our blog and "fanning" us on Facebook (we're quite flattered, really...), and we look forward to seeing you in September!

A quick but important note: your AMAZINGLY GENEROUS contributions are, for legal purposes, NOT tax-deductible. The (lengthy) process of becoming an official nonprofit is a long-term goal that Telephone Bronco hopes to one day achieve, but one thing at a time; for now we're working as hard as we can simply to dazzle you with Cartogoraphasia. However, if you choose to contribute to our show, we will more than make up for it with love, photos, thank you notes and magic. We're cool like that.

Convinced? Check out the link below!!

less than three,


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Brief Description of the Characters

Meet Our Explorers:

A lady explorer, exploring new lands and customs
The girl who idolizes her, exploring her imagination
Two teenagers, exploring the limits of their own bodies.
A housewife, exploring the cost of personal happiness
A perpetual student, constantly re-exploring her own life.
And a young nun, exploring the possibilities of her dreams

Let us know what you think!


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

big decisions from telephone bronco

Now that you can officially buy tickets to our show (check it:, I thought it might be good to update all of you faithful readers about how rehearsals are going and what the next steps in our process are. We are all a little giddy with excitement because we’re at a major turning point in the development of Cartogoraphasia.

Many long rehearsals, brainstorming sessions, interrogations of possible characters, and baked goods later, we have determined that Cartogoraphasia will be a celebration of explorers. The beloved characters we are featuring in our piece, however, are not typical explorers. Some of them explore the world, some of them explore their bodies, some of them explore their brains. Some use maps and some can’t read them. Some cross rivers and mountains and others exist solely in their living rooms. Some characters are exploring their sexuality, others are exploring their faith. Some characters are exploring the past, and others creating new realities for themselves every minute. They all have something they are trying to gain through exploring, and having to explore to find it is not always a voluntary act. We are looking forward to developing, discovering, and, eventually, sharing these explorers with you at their most intrepid moments.

I can’t wait for our next rehearsal.

Thanks for reading.


Monday, July 12, 2010

let the excitement begin

hold on to your hats: you can now OFFICIALLY buy tickets to Cartogoraphasia on the Live Arts/Philly Fringe website.



Video Interview and Rehearsal

Want to learn more about our rehearsal process and founding?!

Check out the Swarthmore homepage today!