From: Mike Glosson
Location: San Diego, CA
Ian Duckett, Whom you meat in my wife's Entourage at ComicFest (the Red & Black PVC Marie Antoinette) last year is putting together a revival of Ray BradBury's Plays.
The Project started over 13 years ago but was side tracked until just last year...with the passing of Ray Bradbury being the trigger for Ian to finally bring this about as he had promised Ray he would.
There was correspondence back and forth between Ian and Ray at Century's end.
I was consulted regarding the scripts and source stories last summer and early fall. As Winter approached I thought the project had stalled once again, due as before to funding and venue.
But as of the last few months it is ON again, with target dates of either August or October...if October around the time of ComicFest...as this might appeal more to a seasoned ComicFest audience.
Ian has asked me to pass this along to you, as someone who was a not only knew Ray, was influenced by him, but also a friend.
Below is the link for the Kick Starter Campaign to make this happen. My wife may be involved in this in some capacity either costuming or stage lighting or something additional
In asking me to share this with you
Ian had also asked if you had any stories converted to Play format that were looking for a manifestation in live Theater. Why I thought not, at most maybe, I promised I would ask if you had any plays based on your stories.
How ever this plays out (pun intended) I will keep you updated as to how the production finally comes to fruition.
From: Greg Bear
Good to hear, Mike! Some of my fondest memories of Ray come from attending his plays in LA and elsewhere--usually with him there watching over the production with a big grin on his face. He loved the whole process. Last time we sat together during a performance, it was Fahrenheit 451.