Out in the mountains of West Virginia, a new contaminated parasite strain of virginia creeper is infesting the landscape. After a fateful hunt of a rare golden stag, a cryptozoologist searching for Mothman and a doomsday prepper on a quest for vengeance collide in their respective paths. Can the pair find common ground, or is the impending climate crisis about to meet their ends? A play about nothing, something, and everything all at once. 


Ragweeds had an early developmental reading at The Tank on February 19th, 2022. This reading was directed by Gustavo Blaauw, and starred Michael Darby, Kira Williams, Nyesha McCormick, and Beck Farris.

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Michael Darby as The Golden Stag. Pictures by Ian McQueen.

Pictures by Ian McQueen.