This is another plug for my SPANK:
Apocalypse in Connecticut
Before I started reading up on the Book of Revelations I had already knew about the seven seals. These seals break open during the events of the Book of Revelations. Each seal breaking signals another horrible torment on the people who remain on Earth. We’re talking earthquakes, the stars and sun losing their light, hail, water turning to blood, and stuff like that.
I had always assumed the seventh seal was the end of the story. That’s all she wrote. Everyone is dead. The End. But then I started reading up on the subject for this sketch show.
After the seventh seal breaks open seven angels are given seven trumpets. Each Angel plays that trumpet unleashing more torments. To be honest. It’s more of the same. More earthquakes, stars and suns getting even dimmer, more blood in the water, and so on.
Hilariously, after the seventh trumpet is sounded, 7 MORE angels arrive holding 7 bowls. Each bowl being poured out unleashing EVEN MORE of the same torments.
God needs to get more creative with his destruction of everything.
I used a little bit of the above information in the show.
The image above is another woodcut by Albrecht Dürer. This is moment when the 7 Angels are receiving their 7 trumpets.
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Reminder. Apocalypse in Connecticut will be at the UCB on Oct. 11 (Thursday) at 6pm (part of the Spank showcase with 3 other shows)
It’s about a town in Connecticut that finds itself at the center of the End of the World - as told by the Book of Revelations.
The show stars Kassia Miller, Eric Gersen and me. It is being directed by Brandon Gulya.