Photos by Rich Clark


written and performed by Michael Kass

directed by Diana Wyenn

debuted June 2013; has been performed more than 100 times at venues across the United States


Winner, Best of Fringe @ San Francisco Fringe Festival, 2014


Winner, Outstanding Solo Show @ San Diego International Fringe Festival, 2014


Winner, Duende Distinction for Playwriting and Best of Fringe Extension + Nominee, Best Solo Show @ Hollywood Fringe Festival, 2013



"GO! ... Leads you on a voyage of self-discovery. There's nothing more difficult than conveying a transcendental experience, but Kass approaches it with a feisty, bumptious charm and considerable narrative skill … deftly shaped by director Diana Wyenn" —LA Weekly, Pick of the Week


"Personal, funny and spellbinding." —San Diego Reader, Critic's Pick

"Director Diana Wyenn, an active young veteran of the L.A. theater scene, does a masterful job pacing and visually structuring Kass's tale with only a stack of multi-colored buckets as props and a few perfectly-timed sound and light cues ... A worthy lineal descendant of Spalding Gray's Swimming to Cambodia, this Ceremony is an occasion to savor and certainly not to miss." —LAist


"Wyenn's knack for less-is-more enhances Ceremony's accessibility … It's likely more than a couple left the theater with a heightened sense of oneness." —theatretimes.org


"Directed by Diana Wyenn, Ceremony is a funny, gratifying, and incredibly genuine look into the sense of belonging, community, and purpose that we seek throughout our lives." —Neon Tommy


Martin Carillo, sound design

Tony Shayne, light design

Diana Wyenn, production design & dramaturgy


Ceremony Website