by Michael Teoli
directed by Jaime Robledo
lyrics & music by Michael Teoli
Original Run: 2 Episodes - 4/25/09 -
Playoffs: 3 Episodes - 5/30/09 - 6/13/09
Step right up...
Jenny Wu, Matt Valle
Sabrina Carmichael & Jennifer Fenten
Janet Roston (Ep. 8)
fx makeup by
Heather Hopkins (Ep. 8)
by C.M. Gonzalez
EPISODE ONE (4/25/09)
"Run, little girl... hide,
Lauren Nasman as "The Girl."
The lawyer (Marz Richards) of a
deceased carnival owner,
whose death was reportedly accidental, reads the will.
His sister Geraldine (Alyssa
Preston) is grief stricken...
but recovers when told she's inherited her brother's fortune.
With his mother, Lenore (Sarah Schweppe), at
side, son Danny (Joe Fria) waits to learn his share.
His full inheritance: one
ticket to the carnival.
There are new acts at the
carnival, including Vinchenzo the magician (Marz Richards)
and the sexy siamese Van Winkle twins (Kat Bardot & Jennifer
who are "A three way to go, what a show."
Creepy puppeteer Craven Moon
Craven Moon demonstrates his
no-strings puppetry skills on the lifeless Harlequin (Jaime
Danny confides in carnival
barker Jerry, "The Gator Man" (Bryan Krasner)
that he believes his father's death was no accident,
and asks Jerry's help in investigating.
Left alone, the Harlequin jerks
to life... and sings a warning.
EPISODE TWO (5/2/09)
Torch (Ronald Keck) breathes
Danny begins to ask questions,
but the carnies won't tell him much.
The Van Winkle twins warn
that Danny's asking questions.
In letters to his mother, Danny
says that a woman who was sawed in half
never returned... and there have been other dissapearances.
Danny consults the Fortune
Teller (Alyssa Preston) - and, with the other
carny folk gathered 'round, she fingers Danny as his own
EPISODE THREE (5/30/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK ONE!
The Girl (now played by Bianca
Caruso) doesn't know how she got here.
Craven Moon chloroforms her as she begins to question what's
"Why would I come back to this
awful place to find out
who murdered my father if I was the one who killed him!?"
Lenore frets about her son's
Torch tells Danny he knows the
Bubble Girl (Lauren Nasman). Her name is Cassandra,
and she and Danny grew up next door to each other... until her
parents were murdered.
When Jerry doubts the Fortune
Teller's powers, she points out that
she only said that Danny is a murderer... not who he killed.
And he hasn't killed anybody... yet.
EPISODE FOUR (6/6/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK TWO!
The Van Winkle sister (played
this week by Kat Bardot and Laura Sperrazza)
seduce Danny, and tell him that Vinchenzo holds a clue.
Meanwhile, Craven Moon and
their terrible plan for The Girl into motion.
Meanwhile, Danny inexplicably
strangles Tina Van Winkle;
afterwards, he doesn't seem to understand why he did it.
The other carnies surround him, looking smug.
EPISODE FIVE (6/13/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK THREE!
Photos by C.M. Gonzalez, plus stills taken from video by Suze Campagna
Mina grieves for her sister,
the scar on her
side a permanent reminder of her absence.
Jerry is skeptical that Danny
but the other carnies warn him not to investigate.
Jerry is startled by a figure.
"You! No... it can't be!"
Meanwhile, Danny wakes up in
Craven Moon's tent
and learns the horrifying secret of his mannequins.
Dance of the Mannequins
Meanwhile, the figure was
Danny's father Abner (Ken Roht), not dead at all.
But Jerry's about to be. "You know about my accident?
You know too much!"