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"Bitter Pill" music, art, theatre

A project in Portsmouth, NH by New Theatre Works

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Music, puppets, burlesque, comedy, tragedy, life, death. The Songs of Billy Butler as Conceptualized by The Mad Men of Oopsy Daisy Inc.
Backers: 93
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $5,920 of $5,500
Dates: Aug 2nd -> Sep 1st (30 days)
Project By: New Theatre Works
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Latest News

We Did It!

August 31st - via:
Thank you, we love you, and we will work our arse to make great art for you! More soon! Bitter Pill  (Read More)

This is strange....

August 31st - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00    (Read More)

Flashback Tuesday! :)

August 30th - via:
Wade Elkins sings Hanna from the 2010 production of Gay Bride of Frankenstein. Music and lyrics by Billy Butler. Hanna and 24 other songs from Billy's catalog will be featured in Bitter Pill. We have less than $1400 to raise in 47 hours. We can do... (Read More)

Almost There!!

August 27th - via:
Thank you all for you commitment and passion to our Kickstarter. It is truly inspiring. We are so close to our goal and we are feeling positive and optimistic!Meanwhile... ...The Mad Men are cooking up a stew of puppet weirdness and Billy has written... (Read More)

Join Our Email List!

August 21st - via:
Hello Backers! Wondering if you wouldn't mind sending us your email? We promise not to spam you, steal you, or sell you. We just want to keep you updated once the Kickstarter is over. All you have to do is email to join... (Read More)

More Art!!!!

August 15th - via:
 Company member Amanda is pumping out some really great work!  Have you pledged yet? Have your friends, family, or pets pledged? Tell them all the great rewards we have and you will get a bonus prize!  (Read More)

Personalized Halloween Costume by The Mad Men

August 14th - via:
Attending the Portsmouth Halloween Parade or other ghostly gathering this year and want to have the best costume in the tomb? Pledge $200 or more and you will get a personalized costume designed by The Mad Men of Oopsy Daisy Inc. Guaranteed unique!... (Read More)

New Reward - Pair of VIP tickets to a Pair of Theatres!

August 9th - via:
Pledge $100 or more and get two shows at two different theatres! A pair of VIP tickets to Bitter Pill at The Players' Ring. You will be seated 30 minutes prior to the house opening and be served homemade scones, tea, and coffee. You will also get two... (Read More)

Costume Sneak Preview

August 7th - via:
Here's a quick video of a costume being built secretly taken at the underground lair of The Mad Men of Oopsy Daisy Inc!We've made it past the $1k mark, and thanks to you all, we are that much closer to paying for all this madness! Thank you again and... (Read More)

New Rewards - Workshops in Aerial Hoops, Silks, Lyras, and More!

August 5th - via:
Hula hooping, aerial silks, lyra, and more! Full Time Fools is offering workshops for our crowdfunding campaign! Full Time Fool Bri  Workshop Descriptions Aerial Sampler - $70 pledgeDesigned for adult beginners (16 and older) who want to try the... (Read More)

Sketching Out Art!

August 4th - via:
Company member Amanda Dane has been sketching out some ideas. She is a talented multi-disciplined artist. Oh, and she can tap too. I think this looks like the character she is playing."Sinthea, oh, SintheaSees us all for the dolls we are She is so... (Read More)

Spinning Sneak Peek

August 4th - via:
Coming to The Ring - a man in a ring.  (Read More)

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