The Mammoth! Longform! Jam! #4
Tonight (Tuesday) at 7pm!
LIMITED SEATING. Tickets to The Mammoth are only $10 online and at the door (cash or card). Online sales close at 4 pm on September 6th.
Tuesday, September 6th
Doors @ 6:30 pm – Jam @ 7 pm
The Mammoth is a monthly longform improv jam at Eclectic Theater! (Normally, The Mammoth is on the second Tuesday of every month. This month, it’s on the FIRST Tuesday.)
Maybe you’re completely new to improv. Maybe you’ve tried short form but not longform. Maybe you’re a grizzled veteran who just grumbles things like “good move” instead of laughing. Good news! The Mammoth is for you! Show up by yourself or with friends! Leave with more friends! Everyone gets stage time!
Thursday, September 8 from 5-8pm.
At Eclectic Theater, special guest storyteller Wendy Joseph will spin a tale from 6:30-7pm and the cast and crew of Pirates & Saints will be getting ready for their 8pm performance, all while Zoë Richter mans the Lounge! Leonard Goodisman, the Development Director and Artistic Associate Kim Deskin will also be present. There might even be music played by Artistic Busker Richard Deskin!
About Wendy Joseph:
Writer and Able Seaman Wendy Joseph vies with her characters for a life of romance and adventure. She crews cargo ships world-wide, the tall ship Lady Washington, the WWII freighter SS Lane Victory, the SS Virginia V, and the battleship USS Iowa. She has been chased by pirates and typhoons, can say “Arrgh!” in six languages and splice a 12 strand line. She holds an MA in English Literature from UCLA and an MA in Writing from the University of Washington. On stage, she has played roles from Shakespeare to avant garde to stand up comedy, and appeared in the movies Singles, American Heart, and Assasins.
Her plays GARGOYLES, BOOKING HOLD and THE HAMLET INTERVIEW have been produced in Seattle; her screenplay MURMANSK RUN won first prize in the Northwest Screenwriters Guild contest and is currently in pre-production. Her poem “CHIEF JOSEPH” won first prize in the Seattle Writers Association contest, and other poems have been published in Bricolage, HA! and Westwind. Her short piece “Ernesto Visits the Five Spot” won a Bad Hemingway contest.
Joseph spent a scintillating time in France researching THE WITCH’S HAND, which was a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association contest. She is currently working on a stage adaptation of James Joyce’s ULYSSES, another play about Hitler’s rise to power, and a new novel, BLOOD ON THE WATER, a thriller about the 21st century Merchant Marine. When at anchor Wendy lives in the wilds of Washington State with her cats Jean Lafitte and Bijou.
Pirates & Saints
by Margaret Landry & John Ruoff
Directed by Rich Wiltshire
Thu-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 2pm.
An Irish sea Captain and his adopted son, a fierce and fiery madam, a gypsy ghost and her idealistic niece all converge at the boathouse of Tennie, the one-handed Cajun, for one thing: rum. But, when the Captain’s nefarious and half-cocked antics cause the delay of the cargo shipment, the clientele get much more than they bargained for. Set against the ominous backdrop of the Bayou Goula, during the height of the Prohibition era, the characters find that secrets are their greatest currency, the loot has an arbitrary price that ebbs and flows between life and death and in the end, “all of us are pirates and saints.”
Performances run as follows:
Thu-Sat at 8pm and Sun at 2pm through September 17.
General Admission Tickets are $26.
TPS Members can get in for $21 at the door when you show your current member card.
Military/Veterans and Union Members can get in for $16 with a Member Card.
Students and Seniors can get in for $13 at the door with a Student ID or if you identify as a Senior at the door.
If you are a AEA or SAG-AFTRA Member, contact email@example.com to reserve your FREE tickets for you and a guest.
For advance tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2586225
DAVID HAYES as Captain Dooley
MEHRA PARK as Babe
ANNIE ST. JOHN as Esmeralda
ASA SHOLDEZ as Tennie
TYLER STOUT as Antrim Dooley
ROCHELLE WYATT as Siobhan
Lighting Design by Alex Wren
Sound Design by Bob Blumenthal
Sponsored by 4Culture.
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A Screenplay Reading-by Kit Wilson
Sunday, September 11 at 6pm.
“Aeonflux” meets “Lucy” in this gripping adventure in which a beguiling and fearless protagonist (and survivor of her family’s murders) battles evil forces with new found forces of her own.
Kit Wilson is a locally based screenwriter who’s current work includes numerous feature length screenplays such as TimeFrame, Falls City, The Secret of Hemingway’s Muse, and Tangerine. His short film Trickshop – recently seen on the festival circuit – was produced in collaboration with Faith vs Fate Films and Hand Crank films. His latest short film Drowned World is presently in development. Prior to working as a screenwriter, Mr. Wilson spent the several years working in advertising in Los Angeles. He seeks new collaborators and additional investors to see his innovative and action packed scripts come to life.
The very talented, hardworking actors who will be reading TANGERINE are Cathan Bordyn, Daniel Brockley, Ronee Collins, Ashley Cozine, Rik Deskin, Rachel Pate, Shane Regan, and Alder Sherwood.