A spectacular-spectacular lunchtime concert (feat. Doug Davis of Mediocre Bad Guys):
- on Friday, June 3, 2016, at noonish
- and the chance to sneak-peek early rehearsals for the mock rock opera:
Principal roles (cast subject to understudy)
||Title role, leader of the twelve, a man called the "Son of Jeff" and the "King of the Books."
||One of the twelve apostles of Bezos; concerned for the poor and the consequences of fame.
||A follower who finds himself falling in love with the Internet.
||Vice Governor of the Forest, who foresees the events of Bezo's crucifixion
from beginning to aftermath in a dream.
||One of the main antagonists, a high priest who sees Bezos as a threat to the nation.
||Another of the main antagonists, a fellow high priest who is persuaded into seeing Bezos as a threat.
||One of Bezos's twelve apostles; denies Bezos three times upon the night of Bezos's arrest to save himself.
Mary Beth Lock
|Another of Bezos's twelve apostles; urges Bezos to lead followers into battle.
Escapes persecution because everyone was paying attention to Bezos, the new threat to the nation.
||The (reluctant) "King of Digital Publishing"; Bezos is brought to him for judgment after first being taken to Pilate.|
Musical numbers (still in rehearsal)
Act One, The Bookfeast
- "Overture/Launch" – Orchestra
- "Google on Their Minds" – Judas
- "What's the Blog" / "Strange Thing Mystifying" – Apostles, Bezos, Mary, Judas, Peter, Woman
- "Ebooks're Alright" – Mary, Judas, Bezos, Apostles
- "This Bezos Must Die" – Annas, Caiaphas, Apostles, Priests
- "Hosanna/Tweet!" – Apostles, Caiaphas, Bezos, Ensemble
- "Poor Internet" – Apostles, Simon, Bezos, Ensemble
- "Lynn's Dream" – Pilate
- "The Time Warner Cable Temple" – Ensemble, Bezos
- "Ebooks're Alright (reprise)" – Mary, Bezos
- "I Don't Know How to Love HTML" – Mary
- "Spammed For All Time" / "Blood Money" – Judas, Annas, Caiaphas, Chorus
Act Two, The Freakout
- "The Last Clicker" – Apostles, Bezos, Judas
- "Phishing (I Only Want to Say)" – Bezos
- "The Analytics" – Judas, Bezos, Peter, Apostles, Annas, Caiaphas
- "Peter's Cyberbullying" – Maid by the Fire, Peter, Soldier, Old Man, Mary
- "Verizon and Bezos" – Pilate, Annas, Bezos, Ensemble
- "King Herod's Clip (YouTube It and See)" – Herod, Dancers
- "Could We Re-Boot Again Please?" – Mary, Apostles, Peter
- "Judas' Cable Modem" – Judas, Annas, Caiaphas, Chorus
- "Troll Before Pilate (Including the Thirty-Nine Fails)" – Pilate, Caiaphas, Annas, Bezos, Ensemble
- "Superstar" – Judas, Soul Sisters, Angels
- "CTRL-ALT-DEL" – Bezos, Barabbas, Ensemble
To (mock) RSVP, please contact:
william p. kane
330a zsr library
wake forest university
winston-salem, nc 27106