Video Game Theater Festival Returns For Fifth Year

The Brick Theater’s “Game Play” Festival is now in its fifth year.  This video game themed theater festival features plays and performance art based on video games.  Of particular interest to Explosion readers is That Cute Radioactive Couple which is written and directed by Explosion’s Charles Battersby.

Ray was prepared for the apocalypse, but he wasn’t ready to share old his fallout shelter with his new wife Jane.  When nuclear war strikes, they find themselves trapped in a bunker built for one.  Inspired by post-apocalyptic and dystopian video games like Fallout and Bioshock, this dark comedy has bittersweet fun with end of the world.

The show features Len Rella, Amanda van Nostrand, Charles Battersby, Isaiah Tanenbaum, and Elizabeth Barkan.

Performances are:
July 10th at 9:00
July 13th 7:00
July 27th 5:30

Anyone can also see a free previews of all of the Game Play shows at the Game Play Opening Night Preview Cabaret & Party on July 5.  The Game Play festival will held at the Brick Theater, 575 Metropolitan Avenue between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg Brooklyn from July 5–27.

More about That Cute Radioactive Couple can be found on the show’s Kickstarter page, tickets and more about the festival is available at