Announcing the 7 Rooms of
The Masque of the Red Death
This Summer, Flat Earth Theatre presents a radically collaborative virtual theatre experience in 7 Rooms: The Masque of the Red Death. We've united seven local playwrights and seven local directors to construct seven new short plays to fill the unique rooms of the famous manor from Edgar Allan Poe's deliciously macabre short story. Within Prospero's manor where masked revellers escape the plague that devastates the world outside, these assembled works create an evening of theatre that explores isolation, connection, moral dilemmas, humor, and humanity during the time of plague.
The Earthlings extend our gratitude to all the artists who submitted pitches for the project. It was a truly inspiring pool of talent, with enough creative ideas to perform this project many times over! Out of the 62 playwrights and directors who applied, we would like to introduce the seven teams who are building the rooms in Prospero's manor: