Black sound artist H (they/them) gets an offer from Kane, CEO of tech giant Librate.
Episode 1 of PLEASURE MACHINE was written by Phaedra Michelle Scott, with contributions by Diane Exavier and May Treuhaft-Ali. It was directed by Tara Elliott.
The cast for Pleasure Machine features Starr Busby (H), with Portia (Val), Amara J. Brady (Jojo), Jasmin Walker (Zina), and Adam Harrington (Kane). Ensemble roles are voiced by Sagan Chen, Eric Lockley, Susan Ly, Peter McNally, Emma Orme, Max Samuels, Sam West, and Akyiaa Wilson.
PLEASURE MACHINE was conceived by Director Tara Elliott and Writers Diane Exavier, May Treuhaft-Ali, and Phaedra Michelle Scott, in collaboration with Creative Producer Emma Orme. It was produced by Colt Coeur, in association with Creative Producer Emma Orme, Director Tara Elliott, and UptownWorks.
PLEASURE MACHINE’s sound team is UptownWorks with engineering, editing, design, mixing and scoring by Daniela Hart, Bailey Trierweiler, and Noel Nichols; original music by Starr Busby; and associate producing by Al Parker; and key story consultation from Nichole Hill.
PLEASURE MACHINE was made possible by the Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation and a NYSCA Restart Grant, with major support from Ashley Garrett.
This Podcast was recorded under a SAG-AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreement.