The Making of Bull: The True Story
Stacy Makishi's solo, The Making of Bull: The True Story, is inspired by the Coen brothers' film Fargo. The stage is a battleground between truth and lies; what’s spoken and what’s omitted; between fiction and documentary. Disorientating and uplifting, it weaves an uncanny path through a kidnap, an unrequited love, a lost ransom and a woman frozen in the snow.
A solo show for theatre with original music by Paul Clark and Gareth Fry., The Making of Bull : The True Story toured across the UK and to La Mama (New York), International Festival of the Black Sea (Turkey), BRUT : Vienna, Mladi Levi Festival (Slovenia) and
It is theatre, it is bullshit. And I eat it raw because what Stacy Makishi does is very hard to do in performance. You often see folks trying - hard - although it is not easy to get it right. But Stacy Makishi is on the bull's-eye. And I will bet you dollars to donuts everyone thinks so, I mean, she is a bluestocking and she is obsessed with Steve Buscemi.