Show cover of The Defense

The Defense

A new audio drama about a support group of women with a unique set of powers. Recorded live, with an audience at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. TW: Men Dying. Women Laughing. Podcast launches on February 8th. For more information, visit messengertheatreco.org.

Tracks

Session Nine - Pancake Posse
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Nine. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on March 10, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th at 7pm. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. Transcripts will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
17:50 4/4/24
Session Eight - Ashes at Work
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Eight. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on February 11, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th at 7pm. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. Transcripts will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
14:10 3/28/24
Session Seven - Weird
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Seven. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on February 11, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th at 7pm. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
17:54 3/21/24
Session Six - In Bed
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Six. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on February 11, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th at 7pm. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
15:21 3/14/24
Session Five - Half Ash
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Five. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on February 11, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording once a month on Sundays at 7pm. Episodes 9-12 on March 10th and Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
15:08 3/7/24
Session Four - Dead Bros on the Sidewalk
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Four. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on January 21st, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording once a month on Sundays at 7pm. Episodes 9-12 on March 10th and Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
18:07 2/29/24
Session Three - Muffins
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session Three. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on January 21st, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier Artwork - Shannon Harvey Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording once a month on Sundays at 7pm. Episodes 9-12 on March 10th and Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠⁠website⁠⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠⁠Ko-fi,⁠⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
14:20 2/22/24
Session Two - Paper Cut Curt
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session One. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on January 21st, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis. Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier   Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording once a month on Sundays at 7pm. Episodes 9-12 on March 10th and Episodes 13 - 16 on April 14th. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our ⁠website⁠. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on ⁠Ko-fi,⁠ Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
14:42 2/15/24
Session One - Smallify
The Defense is a production of Messenger Theatre Company. This is Session One. It was recorded live at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn on January 21st, 2024. Performed by Marcella Adams as Leila, Amber Jessie as Mari, Cosmic Kitty as Bria, Kristen Vaughan as Kacey and Toni Watterson as Lori. Narration - Jacki Jing Writer/director - Emily Rainbow Davis. Sound Design - Matt Powell Sound Engineering - Daniel Massey Sound Assistant - Angela Santillo Stage Management - Ella Lieberman Producer - Melvin Yen Composer - Scott Ethier   Come be a part of a recording at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We're recording once a month on Sundays at 7pm. Episodes 5-8 February 11th, 9-12 on March 10th and 13 - 16 on April 14th. It's okay to experience these sessions out of order. We'll catch you up when you come to the show. Tickets are $10. For more information, links to tickets and location, visit our website. Transcriptions will be available soon. Messenger Theatre Company is a 501c3. If you'd like to contribute to the making of The Defense, you can contribute on Ko-fi, Guidestar or PayPal. I am safe but I’m not safe for everyone.
15:40 2/8/24
Teaser for The Defense (and a Warning)
Our next recording/performance will be February 11 at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. We'd love to have you there to be our live audience and give us all your good sound and energy. Tickets available for February 11, March 10th and April 14. Subscribe to this feed to hear the first episode on February 8th. The Defense comes to you from Messenger Theatre Company. It is written and directed by Emily Rainbow Davis. It features Marcella Adams, Amber Jessie, Cosmic Kitty, Kristen Vaughan and Toni Watterson. Sound team: Matt Powell, Daniel Massey and Angela Santillo Producer: Melvin Yen Stage Manager: Ella Lieberman To learn more about this show visit Messenger Theatre Company.
01:50 1/12/24