Inspired by “The Unstrung Harp” by Edward Gorey

Direction, Scenography, and Story Adaptation by Kathryn Cesarz

Mr. Earbrass – Jesse March

Narrator – James Peck

Ensemble – Kathryn Cesarz

Sound Technician – Posy Knight

Sound Design and Dialogue Editing – John March

Safety Engineer – James Hildebrandt

Magic Consultant – Nat Fitzsimmons


Alone in one’s house, not doing a whole lot; this story felt familiar after being cooped up from the pandemic over the past couple of years. A contemplative series of portraits, Gorey’s original 1953 illustrated story creates an atmosphere of whimsy and ambiguous unease. I am excited to share the lonely creative Mr. Earbrass with audiences as we crawl back out of our homes, and begin to connect with one another again. Please enjoy!

– Kathryn Cesarz

thank you to OUR fundraiser PATRONS

Jeff DeMark, Carol Chartier, Peggy Metzger, Stephanie Witzel, Matt Russo, Janie Pinard, Edward Moersfelder, Elizabeth Craig, Karen Echegaray, Marla Joy, Keenan Hilton, Bonnie Hilton, Camille Borrowdale, Kayla Minnich, Samuel Patrick, Calder Johnson, Marget Wincent, J. Boland, Marjorie Fields, William English, Michael Fields, John Endries, Jacqueline Dandeneau, Susan Abbey, Kharin Whiteacre, Colette Cesarz, Paul Cesarz, John March, and others.

Special Thanks to Quasimondo Physical Theatre, Dell’Arte International, The Arcata Playhouse, Leslie and Derek at Synapsis, Andrew, Claire, Marguerite Rose Hockaday, James Hildebrandt, and Peggy Phillips.

Business Sponsor

Stephany Joy

Humboldt REMAX Realty

(707) 845-5889

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