Crude: A Completely Unauthorized Play

abacab studios · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America

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Crude is an award winning darkly humorous drama (not authorized by Mötley Crüe) about about a band who rose up from the streets of Hollywood to become a cultural phenomenon, and how for one brief, shining moment, all things seemed possible. Starring Ryan Ruffing, Phillip-Charlie Daniell and Madison Hansen. Rated PG-13

WINNER-Hollywood Encore! Producers’ Award

“Hilarious,” “Brash, loud, sexual energy floods the stage,” “The cast is brilliant,” “An important piece of American cultural history.”- Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros, NoHo Arts District

“A love letter to the legendary 80s band that lets us experience the heady, hedonistic joy of being the biggest stars on the planet!”-Cheryl Lightfoot, Pop Culture Junkie
“Ryan Ruffing gives a deep and exciting performance”-Glen Pavan, Bassist GayC/DC

By Popular Demand! Fresh off the sold out 5 show run at Fringe Fest, 3 additional shows this August 19th, 20th & 21st!

From David Lucarelli, the award winning Writer/Producer of Doctor Zomba’s Ghost Show comes
Crude: A Completely Unauthorized Play About The Baddest of The Rock and Roll Bad Boys

This play has not been endorsed or authorized by Mötley Crüe (AKA Motley Crue) or any of its members. See it while you can!

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WARNING: This play features adult themes, drug use & explicit language that may be considered offensive. It is not recommended for children under the age of 13. It features flashing lights, and onstage simulated gunfire.

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