The Bakery- Spring Readings
Your chance to be a part of the development process and discuss new works!
Five of the plays chosen for past festivals have been slated for production by Live Girls!
and other local companies. Our audience truly sees it first!
See the schedule below for the complete line-up.
$5 general 18 and under free at the door.
Friday April 20th at 7PM
Young Love by Alexa Jarvis
Directed by Keira McDonald
The Devil's Chord by Elena Hartwell
Directed by Erin Fortier
Saturday April 21st at 2PM
Fake Names, Big Problems by Sha'ray Gainer
Directed by Adrienne Green
Pussy Boy by Christine Evans
Directed by Gretchen Drew
Saturday April 21 at 7PM
Letting Go of Something That Never Was by Bethany Greer
Directed by Kate Jaeger
Save Love Canal by Molly Best Tinsley
Directed by John Farrage
Young Love is a Live Girls! pick from ACTâs Young Playwrights Program 2006/2007. Alexa Jarvis is a Junior at Seattle Academy.
The Devilâs Chord is set outside Boise City, Oklahoma on Black Sunday (April 1935) the worst recorded storm of the dust bowl. The dust storm remains one of the worst environmental disasters in American History. It is the second play in a trilogy dedicated to our impact on the environment. Elena Hartwell is the director of the drama department at Seattle Central Community College. Her work has been seen in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Athens (Georgia), San Diego, Detroit, and Edinburgh Scotland.
Fake Names, Big Problems is Live Girls! pick from Rainier Valley Youth Theatreâs Young Playwrights Program 2006/2007. Shaâray Gainer is a student at Rainer Beach High School.
Pussy Boy is is a blackly comic urban fable, set under a freeway overpass.
Bill is teaching young son Algy to "hammer straight and think useful". But when Bill evicts their bag-lady tenant, the Dog Lady, and the police remove her 14 dogs, Algy runs away. A singing police chorus appear as unreliable angels to the dreamy Algy, trapped between Bill's violent world and the animal comfort of the Dog world. A native of Australia, Christine Evans recently moved to the US to complete an MFA (Playwriting) and PhD (Theatre and Performance Studies) at Brown University. Christineâs plays have been developed and produced in Australia, Providence, New York, Washington DC, Seattle, Texas, Santa Rosa and San Francisco where her play 'Slow Falling Bird' was showcased at the 2003 Bay Area Playwrights' Festival and premiered with Crowded Fire. Christine's plays won Perishable Theatreâs 10th and 9th Annual International Womenâs Playwriting Competitions.
Letting Go of Something That Never Was is a Live Girls! pick from ACTâs Young Playwrights Program 2006/2007. Bethany Greer is a student at Garfield High School.
Save Love Canal opens when a phone call from nowhere informs Mariah that her estranged twin Tommy has killed himself.Is the man she resuscitates, wrestles with, and rejects over the next dark hours a saint or a madman, or the embodim
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