VOL. I: BLOOD RED MOON
Follow the brothers as they journey west to California. Gold and fortune await, but so too does the blood moon – an omen warning death follows close behind. Brotherhood has kept them together; jealousy threatens to tear them apart.
A one act play from The Frontier Trilogy of plays from the Wild West
"Compton is a genuine theatrical anomaly...Blood Red Moon is pulp cowboys to the core: a tale of lust and violence set against the creeks and peaks of California." - The Stage
"Tense and terse...it’s satisfying to drink in the whisky-soaked ambience." - Time Out Edinburgh
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Wild West
- Setting: The Chapel of Emmanuel, North of Canyon Falls, America, Winter 1855 & The Valley of Ellah, West of St Emmanuel, Summer 1855
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
LEVI HILL – The younger of the two. 20-30. He is kind-hearted, polite, and less confident than his brother.
ANNELISE FISCHER – A local girl. 20-30. She is gentle, honest, and kind.
FATHER MANOAH – The priest at The Chapel of Emmanuel. 20-25. Though young, he is calm, noble, and respected.
Blood Red Moon premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland in August 2015 under the direction of Jethro Compton.