Summer Shorts at The Phoenix Theatre

Monday, June 25, 2018

Local playwrights provide lots of laughs served up in 10-minute portions

The Phoenix Theatre is filled with laughter this summer. 

"Summer Shorts" features a collection of 10-minute comedic plays by local playwrights.

Produced in collaboration with The Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre (Snohomish, WA), each play features many of Phoenix’s favorite actors, and well-known local directors.

Stories range from sea monsters to childbirth and will keep the audience giddy throughout. 

“Summer Shorts” will be at The Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds July 20-29, 2018, followed by two weeks at the Thumbnail Theatre. All tickets only $20. Plays included in Summer Shorts are (alphabetically):

BFF - written by Debra Rich Gettleman, directed by Eric Lewis

Remember telling your best high school pal that she could count on you always and forever? Well, be careful. Because she might just take you up on it 40 years later.

CORONA PASS - written by Jane Ryan, director – Jane Ryan

Surrender your menfolk, and no one gets hurt.

MAYBE THIS TIME – written by Cathy Kaufmann, directed by David Bailey

Because girls just wanna have fuh-un!

THE RIGHT BOWL - written by Pam Espinosa, director by Jane Ryan

When corn met broccoli and broccoli met its match.

SCORING POINTS – written by Diane Nichols, directed by David Bailey
On Game Day, will a proposal be Fumbled, or score a Touchdown?

SEA MONSTER – written by Daniel Tarker, directed by David Bailey

Will the Sea Monster win? Or will the tides turn?

A TRUE AND FACTUAL ACCOUNT OF BIRTH OF MY DAUGHTER- written by Eric Lewis, directed By Eric Lewis

Birth is a beautiful experience except when it isn’t.

Participating actors include Melanie Calderwood, Susan Connors, Tom Cook, Laura Crouch, BriAnne Green, Steve Heiret, Tracy Kirkpatrick, Vanessa Langston and Asa Sholdez

Show dates: July 20-29, 2018
Show times: Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm
Location: The Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Avenue, Edmonds 98020

For tickets or information: online, by phone at 206-533-2000, or at the door. All tickets only $20.

There is plenty of free parking and ADA accessible access around the back of the building. Please call if you will need to use the back entrance or to have ADA seats reserved.


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