October 21 – 25, 2017 at 7:30pm
Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre at the University of WA
Featuring new script readings by SIS Productions, The Hansberry Project, eSe Teatro and Pratidhwani plus a Local Playwrights Showcase!
Tickets are $9 online, $10 at the door or only $25 for an all-fest pass! *SIS can offer free tickets to anyone who needs one for the SIS featured projects courtesy of a grant from ArtsWA. Please see instructions at the bottom of the page to access.
LOCAL PLAYWRIGHTS SHOWCASE
Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7:30pm
An evening of short selections from 5 diverse female playwrights including:
Best Friends Forever
Written & Directed by Maria Batayola
Featuring Roxie Torres & Laurie Torres
Two Philippine childhood friends are unexpectedly torn apart and re-united in the US. A tale of global diaspora and human trafficking.
Written by Celeste Mari Williams
Directed by Shana Bestock
Featuring Michael Cercado, Sunam Ellis, Mariko Kita, Daniel Wood & Owen Yen
Trying to meet the right romantic partner is challenging enough when Wanda’s Samurai ancestor infiltrates her dating life and helps her unleash the warrior within. Wanda must learn what truly makes her powerful in this fantastical world of dreams, battles, Bushido, and wine bars.
SIS Productions presents a reading on Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Echoes of Empire
Written by Mari E. Palma
Directed by Kathy Hsieh
Featuring Erwin Galan, Heather Gonio, Aishe Keita, Rachel Pate, Rachel Rene, Jesse Smith & Zenaida Smith
Kleopatra, Pharoah of Egypt, wants to settle a personal score with Octavia, Empress of Rome. But when a nation of people looks up to you, the personal will have political consequences. What is the cost of ambition, and what is the cost for a woman in a man’s world? History tells one story, HER-story another; both women will discover it for themselves.
For Echoes of Empire on Wed, 10/25, you may receive a free ticket by:
Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with VARINIA in the subject line by Tuesday, 10/24.
In the email, let us know:
Your name (first & last):
# of tickets you would like:
We will then have your name on our comp list at the door when you attend.