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CTC’s OOPS program enters new ‘land of language’

CTC’s OOPS program enters new ‘land of language’

Ever heard of Walter Weede Ewing, the great American explorer, musician and troubadour?

If you haven’t, don’t worry — the fictional character just came into existence a week ago. Oh, and he was created from the letter ‘w.’

As a part of Chautauqua Theater Company’s annual Original Outdoor Project (OOPS), nine conservatory actors and their director have one week to creatively devise and execute a play. The cast and director spend the week scouting an outdoor location, developing intriguing situations and scenarios and inventing compelling characters.