Johny Brown interviews Daisy Campbell about Robert Anton Wilson, Illuminatus! and her new play, ‘Cosmic Trigger,’ which is currently running at the Cockpit Theatre.
The Cosmic Trigger Stage Play is best described at the website, please visit and get involved. I did, and i am. Hope to see you.
From the website:
The Discordians Are Coming
In 1976 Ken Campbell staged Illuminatus in Liverpool. This production and the novel that it was based on irrevocably changed the lives of all who were involved, both performers and audiences, and wound up opening The Cottesloe at the National Theatre.
Conceived backstage by Ken and The Goddess of Chaos and Confusion, Daisy Campbell now proposes to re-invoke that mythic production, but this time telling the story that surrounds Illuminatus: the extraordinary life and times of its co-author, Robert Anton Wilson as the central thrust; the unstoppable force that was Ken Campbell; and some key scenes from Illuminatus woven through. As Ken would say, “this is an enthusiasts’ production”.
There have been a number of blog posts and news items about the play, plus the usual facebook page shenanigans. Take a look, it seems to be taking off….