The Great Pains & Accuracy Tour

The Clark & Lewis Show
Vigilante Theatre interview

LewisProgram Photo and Clark as musical comedy? That's the unchartered waters the Vigilante Theatre Company (Bozeman, Montana) proceeded on when undertaking The Clark and Lewis Show; A Colossal Extravaganza on a "Less than Lavish" Scale. The play is "touch of vaudeville and a pinch of pageantry."

The writer and director is Thomas Q. Morris; songs are by Greg Keeler. There are "1-foot 6-inch watermelon-headed Native American Welchmen, who live in the Spirit Mound," and 9-foot tall puppets, designed by Denise Massman. Says Thomas Q.: "The Interpretive Center has their version of what happened, and we have ours."

The Vigilante's Thomas Q. and Rhonda Smith discuss the fluid nature of historical re-creation:
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