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The Thing That Ate My Brain Almost

Perishable Theatre, 2009


Written and Performed by Amy Lynn Budd

Directed by Connie Crawford

Choreography by Briana Masterson and Amy Lynn Budd


Full length play portraying the internal experience of “patienthood” through sequins, video, fringe, dance, feather boas, puppetry, comedy, and references to the work of film director Ed Wood. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts awarded funding for the piece in both 2007 and 2008. The Thing that Ate My Brain…Almost was produced by Perishable Theatre in 2009 and subsequently toured to Austin, Texas and Washigton, DC.


“Perishable’s Thing Devours Your Heart...spirals into colorful, fragmeted metaphor.”  Jim Vickers, Motif Magazine

Photos by Tom Stio

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