Annie Lesser began her ABC Project with A(partment 8), which delighted critics and fans alike. That production was intimate and moving and resonated in the minds of participants long after they walked out of it. With a goal of producing 26 different immersive experiences tied thematically together simply by their alphabetical titles, Lesser now brings […]
Death. The dark. That scratching in the walls and that flicker of motion just at the edge of your sight. Universal, visceral fears that leave their traces on us all. Written, produced, and directed by Annie Lesser, in collaboration with Heidi Calloway and Teresa Loera, The Unknown seeks to explore those things and more, with […]
Annie Lesser’s “Death and Coffee” is a casual, heavy chat between audience member and lesser about the loss of her Grandfather. It’s both moving and self-reflective. A “must” of the Fringe.
Annie Lesser, the creative heart behind the successful ABC Project, follows up on her stirring D(istillery) with E(levator), Students, and Friends: an ambitious series of productions exploring mental health from diverse and varied viewpoints. The stories gently intersect in a way that allows participants to feel they’ve completed a moving journey if they only are […]
People around us just do the best they can, don’t they? Annie Lesser’s ABC Project is more than just an ambitious undertaking; it’s one of the most refreshing, creative, and innovative approaches to immersive theatre to date. D(istillery,) the fourth installment, is no exception. While not as “interactive” as previous ABC pieces, D(istillery) makes […]
For Immersive Theater Creators & Those That Want to Be One So, you’re an immersive theater creator, you’ve already been one, or you want to be one. You have a good idea – maybe even a great idea. Now what? Designing an “immersive” experience can seem lofty and perilous, only possible for those with the […]
“What have I done? What have I done? I am a good person, but I did a bad thing.” These words are the last thoughts of someone else—and tonight I become them. While these words might not be own, I say them aloud. “I am a good person, but I did a bad thing” The […]
From the intimate to the extreme, immersive experiences can range in style, tone, and inspiration. With a festival-long immersive horror game starting before you even arrive at the Timberline Lodge (Bottleneck Immersive) and intimate individual shows by both ABC Project and Blackout, The Overlook Film Festival was not shy at proclaiming its love for immersive […]