bezos vice superstar, special ftg edition

A big night:

Principal roles (cast subject to understudy)

Character Actor
Title role, leader of the twelve, a man called the "Son of Jeff" and the "King of the Books."
Judas Iscariot Sarah W-G
One of the twelve apostles of Bezos; concerned for the poor and the consequences of fame.
Mary Magdalene MC Corks
A follower who finds herself falling in love with the Internet.
Pontius Pilate Brenda Knox
A governor who foresees the events of Bezo's crucifixion from beginning to aftermath in a dream.
Caiaphas T.P. Dowling
One of the main antagonists, a high priest who sees Bezos as a threat to the nation.
Annas Paul Whitener
Another of the main antagonists, a fellow high priest who is persuaded into seeing Bezos as a threat.
Peter Rick Matthews
One of Bezos's twelve apostles; denies Bezos three times upon the night of Bezos's arrest to save himself.
Simon Zealotes
Jeff Muday
Another of Bezos's twelve apostles; urges Bezos to lead followers into battle.
King Herod wpk
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
digital publishing
330a zsr library
wake forest university
winston-salem, nc 27106