THIS WEEK AT ECLECTIC THEATER: (longer) One-Act Play Fest, Henrietta and The Good Fun Show! Plus Coming Soon!


Thursday-Saturday, December 11-13 and Thursday December 18 at 7:30pm.

On the heels of the well-attended 10-minute play festival the past two summers running, Eclectic Theater presents an expansion on the construct: what happens when you offer playwrights a longer time slot to present their vision? (longer) One-Act Play Fest will answer that question: each evening exhibits a different combination of four slightly longer plays (up to 30 min apiece) by 7 different playwright/producers. Each team puts a production together without constraint of theme or style to see what can be created beyond the typical 10-minute boundary.

If you prefer a little slapstick with your ghostly black comedy or relish a little reimagining with your Shakespeare – if you’ve ever participated in marriage counseling or lived in an apartment there’s something here to pique your curiosity. From a dare at the top of a waterfall to a life change via a card game to the needle at the end of a tattoo gun, this play festival has it all in this Do-It-Yourself theatrical extravaganza!

Eclectic Theater’s (longer) One-Act Play Festival features plays by Lenore Bensinger,Mandy Canales, Len Goodisman, David Gordon, Chelsea LeValley,Dan Niven, and Carolynne Wilcox and additionally, the talents of Lauren Anderson, Michael Ryan Blackwood, Molly Blades, David Booker, Stephen Bucheit, Karen Demasters, Tina Devrin, Kim Douthit, Jazzy Ducay, Ralph Fontaine, Alice Ghosti, Rhys Henley, Allison Irvine, Eva Jane, Isis King,Joanne Klein,Stephanie Mallard Couch, Conner Nedderson, Kendra Phillips,Jane Ryan*,Jessica Severance, Margie Slovan, Tom Spangenberg, Hannah Specter, Tom Stewart, Alex Trewain, Amber Zipperer and more!

The festival runs December 11-13 & 18 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $10 online at Brown Paper Tickets or $12 at the door. Free to AEA and SAG-AFTRA Members with card.

Eclectic Theater is located at 1214 10th Ave

(the south end of Capitol Hill)

Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 at Brown Paper Tickets: . 1-800-838-3006.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


Saturday, December 13 at 10:30pm.

Henrietta is a monthly comedy show that provides comedians with a chance to showcase the heart of their act in a curated and intimate environment.
This month we bring you headliner Emmett Montgomery, along with Elicia Sanchez, andRyan Casey.
Get your tickets early here:


good fun show LINE UP2

THE GOOD FUN SHOW is a monthly, late night comedy showcase that takes place every third Saturday of the month at (new location!) Eclectic Theater on Capitol Hill and features a small, curated line-up of both local greats and special out of town guests performing longer sets!

Featuring this month:
(Comedy Womb, Put A Rainbow On It)
(Live Girls! Theater, Wine Shots)
and headliner
(Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SLO Comedy Fest)


Show starts at NEW TIME! 10:30 PM
Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Buy advance tickets here!:]

Produced by Elicia Sanchez



Winter Bird

A Gothic Fantasy in Three Acts written by Steve Treacy

Previews January 8-11, 2015. Opens January 15, 2015 and runs Thu-Sat at 7:30pm and Sun at 2pm through February 7.

See how many librarians and physicians (colleagues of Peter), Irish folk (friends of Sean), and goths (minions of Thiera) you can spot in the lobby.

Previous draft received Honorable Mention:
Virtual Theatre Project’s 2008-2009
The Pen Is A Mighty Sword.

A World Premiere directed by Kim Deskin and produced by Rik Deskin* and Steve Treacy*! Starring Margaret Bicknell*, James Kelly*, TBA, Jeremy Adams, TBA, Buddy Todd, Lara Fox and Christina Naficy*! With Costume Design by Holly L. Forbis! Scenic Design by Meg Tierney! Sound Design by Bob Blumenthal! Stage managed by Barbara Cawley!

This production is being presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Association Members’ Project Code.

Tickets are $20 online: $25 at the door.

$20 for TPS members. $15 for Military/Union/Veterans. $12 for Students/Seniors. FREE for AEA and SAG-AFTRA Members that are current and have their Member card.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.



The Long Road by Shelagh Stephenson (U.S. Premiere)

Produced by Arouet

February 27-March 14, 2015
Eclectic Theater
Directed by Zandi Carlson

In the aftermath of Danny’s pointless murder, his family struggles to find meaning and forgiveness. A hearbreaking journey to forgiveness, this topical play digs deeper than the headlines. Stephenson spent many hours talking with victims and perpertrators of violent crime, visiting prisons and collaborating with the Forgiveness Project, a charity working in the fields of reconciliation and restorative justice. The result is an astonishingly ran and affecting play intent on opening the hearts and minds without ever becoming preachy. (source:

All performances at Eclectic Theater at 7:30PM on the dates below:
Friday February 27
Saturday February 28
Monday March 2
Thursday March 5
Friday March 6
Saturday March 7
Thursday March 12
Friday March 13
Saturday March 14


Cornish Grad Shauna Freidenberger has a theatre project to be named that will run Tuesdays and Wednesdays, March 10-April 1, 2015. More info soon!


Thu-Sat, March 19-April 4, 2015. More info coming soon!


Seattle Fringe 2015

Wednesday, September 16- Sunday September 20, 2015.

For more info:


About eclectictheater

Eclectic Theater is a professional theatre company in Seattle, WA., dedicated to producing and presenting original, contemporary and classic works for the stage and screen. Plays, Improv, Stand-Up and Sketch Comedy and more! Eclectic Theater is powered by Shunpike. Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that fuel innovation in the arts by building productive partnerships, cultivating leadership and providing direct services to arts groups of all kinds. Learn more at
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