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'One Flea Spare: A Black (Plague) Comedy'

Presented by Springs Ensemble Theatre at Springs Ensemble Theatre, Colorado Springs CO

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Oct 07 - 24 2021
‘One Flea Spare: A Black (Plague) Comedy’ presented by Springs Ensemble Theatre at Springs Ensemble Theatre, Colorado Springs CO

Springs Ensemble Theatre (SET) is reopening its doors to live, in-person audiences with One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace.

Set in Plague-ravaged London in 1665 and directed by Sarah Sheppard Shaver, the play examines issues of class, intimacy, morality, and survival. The wealthy Snelgraves (Dylan Mosley and Alysabeth Clements Mosley) have only hours left of a 28-day quarantine when their home is invaded by a sailor, Bunce (Micah Speirs), and a feral 12-year-old girl, Morse (Kate Hertz), who claims to be the only surviving child of neighbors. With the arrival of the newcomers, the Snelgraves’ quarantine, enforced by the corrupt guardsman Kabe (Jeremiah Walter), must begin all over again. The only thing these strangers fear more than the Plague is each other.

This play contains adult language and scenes portraying violence and intimacy.

Tickets may be purchased at or by calling (719) 357-3080.

Note on COVID-19 Precautions: Audience capacity has been reduced to 25 for safety. All audience members must be vaccinated or have had a negative COVID-19 test within the past 48 hours. Masks are required while inside SET. Concessions will not be available. All actors have been vaccinated against COVID-19 , take weekly tests for SARS-CoV-2, and will not wear masks while performing.


  • William Snelgrave: Dylan Mosley
  • Darcy Snelgrave: Alysabeth Clements Mosley
  • Bunce: Micah Speirs
  • Kabe: Jeremiah Walter
  • Morse: Kate Hertz

Production Team:

  • Director: Sarah Sheppard Shaver
  • Co-Producers: Sarah Sheppard Shaver, Matt Radcliffe, Carley Crowder Anderson
  • Stage Manager: Lillian Horn
  • Dramaturg: LeAnne Carrouth
  • Scenic Build and Paint: Matt Radcliffe, Emory John Collinson
  • Props Design: Carley Crowder Anderson
  • Costume Design: Sarah Sheppard Shaver
  • Light Design: Gavin Henry White
  • Sound Design: Kitty Robbins
  • Original Compositions: Jeremiah Walter
  • Poster/Program: Matt Radcliffe


  • General admission: $20
  • Senior or Military: $15
  • (Oct. 18 show is pay-what-you-will)

Contact: (719) 357-3080


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  • Oct 22, 2021 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2021 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 24, 2021 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Springs Ensemble Theatre

1903 E. Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

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Dates and Times

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

7:30 pm at Springs Ensemble Theatre

Sat, Oct 23, 2021

7:30 pm at Springs Ensemble Theatre

Sun, Oct 24, 2021

2:00 pm at Springs Ensemble Theatre

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