My good friends, theater trio The Berserker Residents, asked me to produce a set piece for their camp-horror-sideshow “The Jersey Devil.” They needed an arch to frame their stage that kept the tone of the show. That tone being funny, yet dark and oddly entertaining.
The first handful of ideas ran the gamut of very literal scenes from the show to tragic takes on classic fairy tales, to scenes depicting the terrorized denizens of the Garden State. The final illustrations of doomed circus performers seemed to capture the tone best.
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