A Five Step Guide to Happiness

by Cockroach

Brave New Workshop
2605 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

August 2, 2002 - August 11, 2002

Tired? Bored? Listless? Hey, it happens to the best of us. nimbus presents the world premiere of A Five Step Guide to Happiness, a new play by Minneapolis author Cockroach, at the 2002 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

This dark comedy explored the pursuit of happiness in today's cynical age. Six strangers find themselves at a bar one lonely summer evening. As the play progresses, they play freeze tag, discuss the merits of monster movies, and try to connect in this age of isolation. Written by author of 2001's smash comedy Third and Long, A Five Step Guide to Happiness is a memorable and conteplative entry into the 2002 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Dramatis Personae

Scenic Designer Josh Cragun
Playwright Cockroach
Director Josh Cragun
Stage Manager Courtney Hickman
Sound Designer Kate Hanson
Glory Christian Ahlgren-Williams
Harold Matthew Christensen
Richard Geoff DouVille
Sally Melanie Kim
Tom Todd O'Dowd
Bubbles Rita O'Farrell