The Live Girls! are back in action, with fresh new plays and exciting new partnerships! First up is the return of our Cupcake reading series in March at the Pocket Theater. Then, join us in July for a world premiere play at the Lalie at ACT, in partnership with ACTLab. Read on for more about our awesome upcoming events!
Cupcake Spring Reading Series
March 20-22 and 27-29 / Sun 2pm Mon/Tue 7:30pm
Come enjoy a taste of 13 new plays by women over the course of 2 weeks!
Join Live Girls! this March at the Pocket Theater, where you can experience tasty full length works, delicious one acts cooked up by young writers from the ACT Young Playwrights program, and freshly commissioned short plays inspired by the theme for Quickies Volume 17 (returning to the LG! season in 2017). With intimate readings followed by talk-backs, The Cupcake Reading Series gives audiences a chance to get to know the work of exciting up and coming playwrights as well as an opportunity to be directly involved in the shaping of new plays. And yes ACTUAL cupcakes will be served! Full line-up coming soon…
Free/PWYC, Reservations Recommended
Reserve your tickets at www.thepocket.org
The Cupcake Reading Series is a staple of LG!’s Bakery Play Development program. The 2016 Spring Series will be co-produced with the Pocket Theater a 50 seat live performance venue located at 8312 Greenwood Ave N, in Seattle WA. We foot the bill for up and coming producers and they wow with truly unique and fun shows. Performances happen every week Thursday – Sunday. Classes happen all week long. Plus, rehearsal space is available at a competitive rate when it’s not being used otherwise. If you want to laugh, gasp, applaud, perform, or learn: The Pocket Theater is there for you!
Things You Can Do by Kristen Palmer
July 8th-31st 2016
Live Girls! is thrilled to announce the world premiere of Things You Can Do, presented with ACTLab this July. Playwright Kristen Palmer takes on the issues of global climate change through the personal lens of a family on the verge of a critical meltdown. Brilliant scientist Stevie returns home in the midst of a devastating personal crisis, only to find her family members frozen in isolation. Emergency actions are taken—a drunken kiss, an icy plunge, and a reckless act of revenge—that threaten this tiny and fragile ecosystem. Directed by Live Girls! founder and Artistic Director Meghan Arnette, Things You Can Do will perform in The Eulalie Scandiuzzi Theatre at ACT. Tickets available this spring through the ACT ticket office.
Things You Can Do was workshopped as part of the Construction Zone in 2015 under it’s previous title The Melting Point.
More about The Construction Zone-
The 2015 installment of The Construction Zone new play reading series featured four plays curated by Live Girls! Theater with support from ACT. Join us as one of these four plays takes on a new life in a fully-staged production! Curated by local theatres with support from ACT’s Artistic Director John Langs, The Construction Zone provides playwrights with opportunities to develop and share new work, while providing audiences with an intimate and meaningful exposure to the process. Visit www.acttheatre.org for more about this exciting theatre’s year round programming.