“Venom So Sweet”: New Play By Roger Gregg Presented By Little Shadow Theatre Company


Roger Gregg, Author of “Venom So Sweet”, who also plays “Legion” in the piece.

Having climbed the many steps to Theatre Upstairs, the audience enters the theatre to discover we have in fact descended into the murky depths inhabited by the soul of Legion and his three demonic companions.

Played by the author of Venom So Sweet, Roger Gregg, and named after his biblical antecedent (Mark 5:9), Legion is a wild-eyed, bearded conman-preacher, plying his trade among the frontiersmen and “savages” on the American West in the 19th century. As we enter, he is suspended in chains from the wooden supports in a hellish mineshaft. The smoky atmosphere and the ethereal vocal harmonies of his companions draw us down into this claustrophobic netherworld.

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