Bucolic by Lauren Maul

A darkly comedic musical based on bizarre, true tales of murder in a small Nebraska town. Running May 4th through 24th.
Tired of big city living?
Want to return to simpler times?
Rather get murdered by a loved one than a stranger?
We’re waiting for you.
WHAT: Created and composed by Lauren Maul, ‘Bucolic’ is a darkly comedic musical based on bizarre true crime stories from her hometown in Nebraska.
‘Bucolic’ features disturbing yarns and feel-good music with all of your local Nebraskan favorites, including coach/priest Father John, Pam Dowd – the #1 Realtor in the Murder-Suicide House Market, Laura Smalls – a surviving member of the 4th grade class, and many more! Audience members are invited to get their church directory portrait taken after the show. Orange drink and animal crackers will be provided.
Starring Lauren Maul, Michael Harren, Lady Kate Weber, Kiirstin Marilyn, Tim Girrbach, Tahlia Robinson, and Jenn Wehrung.
Saturday, May 4, 8:30pm
Saturday, May 11, 8:30pm
Saturday, May 18, 7:30pm
Friday, May 24, 7:30pm
WHERE: The Assembly Room at Judson Memorial Church55 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012 (entrance at 239 Thompson Street)
HOW: Tickets are $20 and only available at the door on the night of the performance. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime and seating is limited.
More about Lauren Maul: 
Lauren Maul was raised in Nebraska, studied theater at the University of San Diego, trained as an improviser in Chicago, and currently performs in New York.  A “bit-maker” by trade, Lauren creates music, films, puppets, stand-up routines and other things that usually involve glitter. In 2014, Lauren created the viral Tumblr “You’re Gonna Die Here”, which features photos of terrifying AirBnB rentals. In 2016, Amazon Reviews: The Musical! (the musical web series she created)  was named one of the best web series of the year by IndieWire and Lauren was named one of the “50 Funniest People in Brooklyn” by Brooklyn Magazine. In 2017, Lauren created the critically acclaimed “Apologies from Men” and the live concert was recommended by the NY Times. Her writing has appeared in places like BUST magazine, The Frisky, Splitsider, Merry Jane, and Reductress. You can catch her producing/hosting “Bitchcraft!” and “Gathering the Coven” about town- plus a monthly sing along for senior citizens through New York Cares. She’s also a teacher at The Peoples Improv Theater and her character Marilyn Summers is known to frequent the popular gameshow “The Cabaret Showdown.”


Meet Lauren Maul & Apologies From Men

CaptureName: Lauren Maul

What is your current project? Apologies From Men– it’s a concert and an audio and visual album.

Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production?

I’ll be performing the concert at the Peoples Improv Theater on their lovely Striker Mainstage. The energy there is always positive and I’ve had fun producing other shows in that space. Also, there’s a piano, a projector, and lots of room for me and my friends to make music and dance around- just what I need for this concert.

What’s next for you?

I like to take little creative breaks and let the ideas come to me- but in the meantime, I’ll be getting back to my regular seasonal shows “Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes” (a stand-up showcase where ladies and LGBTQ folks dress up as straight dudes and perform comedy) and “Bitchcraft” which is a variety show at Sid Gold’s Request room that I co-produce with the amazing Selena Coppock.

What is the name of the last show you saw?

Technically, it’s not the most recent show I saw but it’s the first one that popped in my mind because it was super memorable: “90210! The Musical!” I laughed the entire time- and still laugh about it when I think about it.

Any advice for your peers?

People told me many times to “focus on one thing”, like “just music” or “just filmmaking”- but that’s silly. My advice is, have lots of passions and follow the ones that call to you.

Want More?

Website: http://www.laurenmaul.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maulface/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheConnieHowe

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurenmaul/

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user6362368

Lauren Maul is a Creator/Producer/Writer/Composer/Artist/Filmmaker/Teacher/​Good Witch living in Brooklyn with a husband, a dog, and a gang of cats.

Show Information:

When: March 9th at 9:30pm
Where: The Peoples Improv Theater (The Striker Mainstage)
Tickets: https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2018-03-09-apologies-from-men-the-concert