Fission, Staged Reading

Poster for Fission

Production Dates: August 16 & 17, 2018

Written by Taylor Sklenar

Directed by Vivian M. Cook

Sound Design by Ensemble

Poster Design by Sarah Carney

Photography by Taylor Sklenar


  • The Physician: Lena Menefee-Cook
  • The Physicist: Joshua Oren
  • The Prophet: Noah Allyn
  • The Philanthropist: Erica Walling
  • The Politician: Christopher Culver

Listen to an interview about Fission with playwright Taylor Sklenar and director Vivian M. Cook on Brett Brinkmeyer’s FirstHand Poetry Radio Show.  You can find the interview in KHOI’s archives.  Just search for the August 15, 2018 8:30 p.m. edition of FirstHand Poetry.

The Ames Tribune Article about Taylor Sklenar’s Fission, Sarah Etheridge’s Smoke Break, and the Reliable Street/Focal Theatre Lab partnership can be found here.