THIS WEEK AT ECLECTIC THEATER: GiveBig, Final Performances of The Gate and Che, and Coming Soon!

The Gate and Che April 9Two One-Act Plays by Leonard Goodisman

Fri & Sat at 8pm. Closes this week! There is no performance on Thursday.

Tickets are available online at:

Tickets are $25 General Admission.

$20 in Advance or if you are a TPS Member.

$15 for Union/Military/Veteran and to Arouet.

$12 for Students/Seniors.

FREE if you are a SAG-AFTRA or AEA Member!


Che Guevara, a medical doctor, grew from being dismayed with what he saw around him, to being a dissident, a rebel, a warrior, an idol,  a symbol, perhaps a god. People loved him and suffered along the way.

Directed by Roy Arauz

Che……………………………..Chris Martínez
Aleida and Others……………Maristela Diaz
Castro and others………………Steve Gallion
Bolivian Guard..David Rodriguez-Jenkins
Tania and others……………Emily Feliciano
Costume Designer……………..Desiree Jones

The Gate

Set during the Korean war,  a black American GI and his Korean love, who decide to get married despite the most “well-intentioned” objections of everyone around them. Cultural misunderstandings continue to pursue them once they move to the States, but their quiet love and mutual respect eventually triumphs.

Directed by Margie Slovan

Larry…………………………….Butch Stevenson
Choi……………………………………Tomoko Saito
Father……………………………………..Leroy Chin
Mother…………………………….Eloisa Cardona
Captain/Minister/Chair…………..Chip Wood
Cultural/dialect consultant………Hayoun Oh
(and female understudy)

Costume Designer……………….Oneda Harris

For Both Plays
Stage Managers………..Mari Cannon
Scenic Designer……………..Kim Rosin
Light Designer………Zanna Paulson

Board Operator…Karen DeMasters

Produced by Eclectic Theater.

Sponsored by Shunpike and 4Culture.



You have until midnight tonight to participate in GiveBig – your one-day-only opportunity to have your support of Eclectic Theater more than doubled. Gifts today will be matched dollar for dollar by anonymous local donors, then stretched even further by GiveBIG’s sponsors, which means the impact of your gift will be effectively multiplied.

Make sure to GiveBIG 2015 TODAY!



10697237_813163298776273_7644117809034721892_oSaturday May 16th @ Eclectic Theater – *2 SHOWS!*
“Take Warning Presents”
w/ Guests
All Ages (bar w/ id) – $18 adv / $20 day of show – 7:30 PM (EARLY SHOW) & 10:00 PM (LATE SHOW)
Tickets @ Early (7:30 PM) – |
Late (10:00 PM) –

Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her once or twice on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She has been named a Comic to Watch by both Variety and Comedy Central. She is the creator and star of the Above Average series The Future. She served as a writer on the FOX comedy Surviving Jack and is currently a series regular on the TBS comedy Ground Floor. As far as nicknames, she prefers “Hell Bone.”

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The Improvinati

Friday, May 22 at 8pm.

Join us for the next Improvinati meeting where your secrets inspire the show. The meeting will be at Eclectic Theater where we will be turning Capitol Hill into Capitol Thrill…

As your elected council we are here to enact a comedic ritual to find the conspiracy between the darkness pervading our world and blah blah blah–you get the point. The Improvinati consists of Justin Lund, Thomas Roe, Emily McMahon, John Stevens, and Kelsey Todd.

$10 Online. $12 at the door.

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$10 Online at, $12 at the Door.



Welcome to NOT TOO LATE WITH ELICIA SANCHEZ! A late night talk and variety show hosted by, well, comedian Elicia Sanchez and her lovely and talented co-host/band leader, comedian/non-musician Nick Sahoyah! Each month NTL brings you a variety of performers, stunts, comedians, special guests, musical acts, random weirdness and general late night antics to thrill, surprise and mostly entertain you!

9pm on Saturday, May 23rd!

Tickets are $10 in advance (not yet available) and $12 at the door.

Powered by Shunpike and sponsored by 4Culture!



Midnight Mystery Theater

Live Mystery Comedy Radio shows!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:30pm


When the evil Dr. No No stages an evil fashion show to turn the designer world upside down involving socks (GASP!) with Lady Coo Coo as his star model, Peter Pants-fashion police is called in to put his life on the line to bust up a ring of really bad fashion choices.


To earn his horns, Clarence the devil is sent by Satan and Lucy Fur to earth to keep the meanest man (Cheez weenie king-Henry A. Rotter)- in Badfood Falls from turning nice. After Clarence lets Rotter sees how happy George and Mary, Bert and Ernie, Violet, and Uncle Billy and the rest are without him, Rotter hires Dick Doublehdeart; private eye to find out what happened to himself.

Starring original cast members of previous 12th Night productions of “It’s a Wonderful Life”
Scott Bessho, Lisa Duke, Hilary Heinz, Nate Maddox, John Ruoff, Rick Springer plus MMT regular Chris Mathews

Josh Kibbey on sound effects, Josie DeLellis as audience prompter, and music performed by Jake Cihla.Written and directed by John Ruoff.

$10 online at, $12 at the door.

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The Legendary Bonnie and Clyde

Thursday, May 28 at 8pm.

A staged reading of this new play based on the legend.

Written by Michael January.



Hari Kondabolu Grey 1-Luke Fontana

Hari Kondabolu’s Scratch Night

Sunday June 7 & Monday June 8 at 7 and 9pm.

Hari Kondabolu returns to Seattle for FOUR New Material shows at Eclectic Theater! Watch Hari work on new material in his favorite city! Expect a night of mixed reactions, near disasters and genuinely funny improvised moments for a more than reasonable price!

$7 advance and $10 at the door.


Eclectic Theater One-Act Play Festival

Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015 at 8pm.

$10 online (link available soon), $12 at the door.

Eclectic Theater, Seattle’s New Play theatre company, will present ten new one-act plays by local playwrights at its’ venue in Capitol Hill at 1214 10th Ave, Seattle on Friday June 26th and Saturday June 27th at 7:30pm. Featured Playwrights include Leonard D. Goodisman, Carolynne Wilcox, Lindsay Carpenter, Babs Lindsay, Sarah Harris, Kendra Phillips, Stephanie Mallard Couch, Robert Francis Flor, Benjamin Benne, and Dan Niven.

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Winter Bird

A Gothic Fantasy written by Steve Treacy

October 1-30, 2015

Thu-Sat at 7:30pm, Sun at 2pm.

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 produced by Rik Deskin* and Steve Treacy*!

Directed by Tony Doupe!

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

Tickets are $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.

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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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