War, Aliens and Porn Stars: Bringing Vonnegut's Children's Crusade to the Stage

September 3, 2014 8:26 PM

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War, Aliens and Porn Stars: Bringing Vonnegut's Children's Crusade to the Stage

Adapting a book for the stage can be tough. Especially if the book jumps around in time and involves trips to an alien world inhabited by single-eyed beings bearing more than a passing resemblance to toilet plungers. Last year, True False Theatre decided to attempt the impossible: stage Kurt Vonnegut's seminal classic Slaughterhouse-Five.

Actress/artistic director Anni Weisband and playwright Daria Tavana founded True False Theatre in 2011 to create an outlet for original and experimental work. "Since we started the company," Daria says. "We've been looking for and successfully attempting experimental work... We'd only done original ...

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