When the FBI tried to track down Cowboy Bob, a repeat bank robber in Texas, they had no idea that they were looking for a single, middle-aged woman who used her heists to fund her ailing mother's health-care costs. Tallas was a modern-day outlaw, making her tale irresistible to both square product theatre company
and Buntport Theater Company
, which have collaborated in writing and producing Peggy Jo and the Desolate Nothing
. In advance of this weekend's opening, Westword
spoke with Emily K. Harrison of square product and Erin Rollman of Buntport to find out more about the production.
See also: 100 Colorado Creatives: Emily K. Harrison