The Passion of Ed Wood

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I WON'T HEAR NO

Ed lays out his philosophy.

Performed by: John Ambrosino

WE WERE MONSTERS THEN

Meeting Ed for the first time and sensing a genuine fan, Bela reminisces about the old days, when horror actors had to act.

Performed by: Drew Eshelman and Lance Rubin 

HOW BAD COULD IT BE?

When Bela reads Ed's script for GLEN OR GLENDA, he wants to turn it down flat.  But his long-suffering wife, Lillian, will have none of it.

Performed by: Melissa McKamie 

ANGORA!

Ed waxes rhapsodic about his favorite material.

Performed by: Kurt Robbins (live at Ars Nova, NYC, with band; as part of "The Rob Kendt Songbook")

I LIKE IT HERE

Now a full-fledged Ed Wood Repertory Company member, Bela explains to his wife, Lillian, why being high on methadone is the place for him.

Performed by: Drew Eshelman and Lance Rubin with Megan Stern 

JUMP IN THE WATER

Ed's got his sights on an investor for his movie, GRAVE ROBBERS FROM OUTER SPACE (later retitled PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE).  It's a Baptist minister.  Time for some creative salesmanship.

Performed by: Kurt Robbins & Company with Mike Durkin

IRREPLACEABLE

Bela, the star of PLAN 9, has died at the beginning of the shoot, with only three minutes of random footage left behind.  Ed laments as he watches the reel over and over again.

Performed by: Lance Rubin


I AM ACTOR

Tor Johnson, a hulking Swedish wrestler and regular Ed Wood cast member, has some words for Ed about his apparent exclusion from the upcoming film.

Performed by: Jeff Ward with Justin Warner

SOMETHING WILL HAPPEN

Orson Welles, having narrated Ed's life story, commisserates with Ed about life not turning out as you plan.

Performed by: Raymond Bokhour, Drew Eshelman, Lance Rubin, Amanda Flynn, Dewey Caddell, Megan Stern, and Jeff Ward


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