The Orange Terror Cycle

created and performed by Kev Berry

A series of short monologues written for the character "Man," that have been performed as a part of The Tank's bi-monthly series The Fast and the Furious: Rapid Responses to Current Events. Each play builds a comprehensive history for the character as he grapples with the Brave New America in which we've found ourselves entrenched. 

Production History

Obama's Sending Us to Mars 2112 - October 2016, The Tank

A quiet and lovely meditation on the horrors of space travel that examines the flippancy of the presumed ease of going to Mars.

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At Least I Can See the Ocean - November 2016, The Tank

A disturbing and relentlessly intense monologue on the results of the 2016 United States Presidential Election. 

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Party Poopers - January 2017, The Tank

A mournful dirge for American culture set on the National Mall in the aftermath of D----- T----'s Inauguration.

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In Like a Lamb Out Like a Lion- March 2017, The Tank

A litany of saints, wishing the animals about to go extinct en masse that they may rest easily.

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Spaghettified - May 2017, The Cobra Club, Bushwick//The Tank

Man has a nightmare. He meets an anthropomorphized abortion. It's less cute than it sounds.

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Do You Have These In Size 39? - July 2017, The Tank

Man is lamenting. What else is new? But then, Angela Merkel arrives. 

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Angelica•Peggy•Eliza WERQ! - October 2017, The Tank

Man wonders how it's already been a year, while grappling with the impending solstice of a nuclear winter. It's about Hillary, really. Sort of. It's also sort of about the current state of things, 9 months in.

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The Trump Project: 10 Years Later - November 2017, The Tank

Well, it's been a year. And a year it has been. Man discusses the preparation process for these occasional run-ins, and playwright Berry discusses his anxieties, in the 8th installation of The Orange Terror Cycle, the one that hits the closest to home yet. 

I'm Poor - December 2017, The Tank

The tax bill passed. You're going to die. What do you do? What do you do? America is a chaotic abyss and we're going to die. What do you do?