The Way Out: An Immersive Play about Mental Health

A project in Chicago, IL by Jess Wright Buha

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An interactive adventure through the dreamland/nightmare of the human brain using actual mental health exercises
Backers: 78
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $7,466 of $5,500
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 13th (30 days)
Project By: Jess Wright Buha
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Latest News

We just blew past our fourth stretch goal, and I'm feeling delirious

October 10th - via:
So we just hit our fourth stretch goal, and I feel like I would be spending my days weeping on the floor except I'm frantically writing the ding-dang play. So The Way Out (as you all know) is an immersive show consisting of four audience groups, or... (Read More)

holy cats, we hit our first stretch goal

October 3rd - via:
omg omg omg we hit our first stretch goal, which means that Becca (our lighting designer) can hire a Master Electrician. So so so so thrilled. Friends, these staged readings are going to be incredible. (This also brings the total number of folks on... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Are Up!

October 2nd - via:
Hey friends,  It's been about five days since we hit our goal, and I've been thinking about stretch goals. The biggest thing we need is time--time to write the script, which you all have more than given us. But are there any other things that could... (Read More)

holy $#!% we did it

September 27th - via:
So sometime during the night, we reached our goal. I feel incredible--like I'm on a windows-down, Kesha-blaring road trip. I also feel a touch nervous--like I left my stomach back at the Largest Ball of Yarn.  It reminds me of when I had to get my... (Read More)

So I finished the outline early, and I know we're not actually funded yet, but whatever--I'm starting this script.

September 25th - via:
So with 18 days to go, we're 82% funded, and I know I'm supposed to maybe wait until we're 100% funded, but $#% it, I'm writing this script now.  Because the first draft has to be finished ASAP if it's going to get to the level we need it to be at.... (Read More)

Holy moly

September 16th - via:
Hey friends,  We're almost halfway to our goal in just three days. As a writer, I'm supposed to be good with words, but they're kinda failing me.  Thank you thank you thank you.  The outline for The Way Out is written,  so this month is all about... (Read More)

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