The Changing Scene Theatre NW takes over Dukesbay Theatre’s stage to present the Kitsap County’s fringe theatre’s 15th annual festival of nine original one-act plays.
“Summerplay” is written by playwrights from all over the United States as well as one from Australia. They are: “Welcome to the Club,” John C. Davenport, Seattle; “Spare Some Kibble?” Darren Hembd, Bremerton; “Tea and Socrates,” Sandra Hosking, Spokane; “Snafu,” Mark Harvey Levine, Pasadena, CA; “Persephone at the Motel 6,” David Lewison, Los Angeles, CA; “The Trouble with Cashews,” David MacGregor, Howell, MI; “The Man in the Hat,” Scott Mullen, North Hollywood, CA; “Day 73,” Shannon Murdoch Footscray, Victoria, AU; and “Modern Love,” Thomas Pierce, Seattle.
Although “Summerplay” is not a Dukesbay production, Changing Scene utilizes many of that company’s favorite actors in their offerings; the cast includes: Curtis Beech, Larry Chandler, Julie Cole, Eric Cuestas-Thompson, Nick Fitzgerald, Betzy Miller, Pavlina Morris, Michelle Noel, Mary Sheehan, Alex Stanioch, Corey Thompson and Carol Wieltschnig.
“Summerplay” runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. through September 23, with one 2 p.m. matinee, Sunday, September 17. All tickets are $15 and may be purchased online at
www.summerplay2017.brownpapertickets.com; for more information, call 360-710-5440. Due to the intimate theatre space at Dukesbay, advanced tickets are highly recommended.
The Dukesbay Theater is located at 508 Sixth Ave. in downtown Tacoma; two floors above The Grand Cinema in the historic Merlino Art Center.