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FLOWERS & BUTTONS

In the shadow of a terrible loss, two circus clowns discover that their friendship is more brightly illuminated than ever.

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The Cast
Joanna Whicker as Flowers
Sidney Williams as Buttons

Directed by Charles Goforth

Written by Padraic Lillis

Padraic Lillis: is the Founding Artistic Director of The Farm Theater.  As a playwright, his First full-length play, Two Thirds Home was produced Off Broadway at Broken Watch Theater and is published with Dramatists Play Services. He has written over a dozen plays that have been produced across the country. Plays include: Lights Up On The Fade Out (listed as one of ten best plays of 2011 by LA Weekly), Ronnie’s Mask premiered at Steppenwolf Performance Garage, Hope You Get To Eleven or What are we going to do about Sally? (Best Solo Show Planet Connection Theater Festival) on suicide awareness. Adapted his play Hand Over Hand into a film, which was awarded Best Short Film at the Milan International Film Festival. Vertigo Theatre Company produced The Living Room plays: Hand Over Hand, F.I.G. and If I Had…He was the Humana Visiting Scholar and Artist in Residence at Centre College. Padraic is a member of The Indie Theater Hall of Fame. He has been awarded the NY Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Director for Lindsay Joy’s Rise and Fall of a Teenage Cyberqueen and Overall Excellence in Directing Award from NY International Fringe Festival for Lee Kaplan’s Bully.  He is the host of the The Farm Theater’s Bullpen Sessions podcast. Padraic is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company and a lifelong Yankee fan.

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