Season 6 – Chapter 2: Traveling Circus

Join us for TIWY Season Six! Eight all original episodes set in the old west and told in sequence.

Chapter 2: Zatch, Rick, and Mary jump on The Circus wagon to get a little farther down the road having found themselves in a pickle.

Recorded on May 21st, 2019 at The Teatro Zuccone in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas with story assistance from MacKenzie McCullum, Ryan Nelson & Matt Riehle. Original music by Matt Riehle & Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick. Matt Riehle is our musical director and Kendra Carlson is our stage and production manager.

Starring: Gracie Anderson, Cory Coffman, Abe Curran, Christopher Erickson, Mary Fox, Ryan Nelson, Blake Reistad, Matt Riehle, Kendall Anne Thompson & Zachary Stofer.

Thank you to our 2019 Season Sponsors: Bent Paddle Brewing Co., Duluth Coffee Co., Sir Benedict’s Tavern On The Lake, Buzz Frenzy & The Zeitgeist Center For Arts And Community.

Season 6 – Chapter 1: Hired Gun

Join us for TIWY Season Six! Eight all original episodes set in the old west and told in sequence.

Chapter 1: When an alarming telegram is delivered to Mary’s Cafe & Brothel it sets an adventure in motion that takes U.S. Marshall Zatch, Deputy Rick, and Mary on the road out East.

Recorded on April 16th, 2019 at The Teatro Zuccone in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story by Blake Thomas with story assistance from MacKenzie McCullum, Ryan Nelson & Matt Riehle. Original music by Matt Riehle & Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick. Matt Riehle is our musical director and Kendra Carlson is our stage and production manager.

Starring: Gracie Anderson, Cory Coffman, Christopher Erickson, Mary Fox, Ryan Nelson, Blake Reistad, Matt Riehle, Blake Thomas, Kendall Anne Thompson & Zachary Stofer.

Thank you to our 2019 Season Sponsors: Bent Paddle Brewing Co., Duluth Coffee Co., Sir Benedict’s Tavern On The Lake, Buzz Frenzy & The Zeitgeist Center For Arts And Community.

Episode #40: Emergency Broadcast – The Musical

When a group of animal activists go too far the entire planet teeters on the brink of destruction. Is it the end of the world as we know it? As long as we keep singing there might be a fighting chance… Recorded on November 20th, 2018 at The NorShor Theatre in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story by Blake Thomas, MacKenzie McCullum, Matt Riehle & Zachary Stofer. Original music by Matt Riehle & Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #39: I Know What You Did Last Weekend (When Unsupervised Teens Deal With Serial Killing And Sexual Frustration)

What happens when a bunch of unsupervised teens have to deal with a vicious, undead, predator (in addition to their off-the-chart hormones)? Find out in our 5th annual Halloweeny episode. Recorded on October 23rd, 2018 at The NorShor Theatre in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas & Andy Frye. Original music by Blake Thomas & Matt Riehle. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #38: The Western II: A Continuation of Part One; Family Feuding and the Consequences.

When the Capyard and McArch families get to feudin’ over a plot of land, sparks will fly (in a number of ways). What’s a Sheriff and a Deputy to do? Recorded on September 18th, 2018 at The NorShor Theatre in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Original music by Matt Riehle and Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #37: The Ballad Of Mitchell P. Crumpleton

The Ballad Of Mitchell P. Crumpleton

Just who is Mitchell P. Crumpleton? And what has he said? What has he done? Is he the most influential person in the history of time? But then again, what is time? Perhaps it’s time to find out… Recorded on August 21st, 2018 at The NorShor Theatre in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Original music by Matt Riehle and Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #36: Boxing: The American Dream and Whatnot, Set In Boston and Whichway, Loosely Based on the Acting of Mark Wahlberg.

Boxing: The American Dream and Whatnot, Set In Boston and Whichway, Loosely Based on the Acting of Mark Wahlberg.

The name says it all. Recorded on July 17th, 2018 at The NorShor theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story assistance from Taylor C. Hays, Matt Riehle, Zachary Stofer & MacKenzie McCullum. Original music by Matt Riehle & Blake. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #35: Girl Road Trip: A Feel-Good-Life-Changing-Story for Girls AND Boys.

Girl Road Trip: A Feel-Good-Life-Changing-Story for Girls AND Boys.

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashion road trip? Sun, road, trees. The wheels on the road. Puffy clouds dotting a pure blue sky… Also an Australian guy named Trig and a kidnapping. It’s all part of the fun.  Recorded on June 19th, 2018 at The Underground Theatre in Duluth, MN. Written by Mary Fox and MacKenzie McCullum. Original music by Matt Riehle, Blake Thomas, and Mary Gaines . Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #34: Knights and Castles and S#!t: A Period Piece

I mean there’s knights and castles and s#!t. Plus a very very special goat. And dragons. Of course there’s dragons. Recorded on May 15th, 2018 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Editing and story assistance from MacKenzie McCullum. Original music by Matt Riehle & Blake. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #33: A Super General Hospital: The One Where Andy Dies

It’s never a dull day at Super General Hospital… Recorded on April 24th, 2018 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story by Blake & Mackenzie McCullum. Editing and story assistance from MacKenzie McCullum & Ryan Nelson. Original music by Matt Riehle and Blake. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.