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Marquee du jour

October 29, 2010
Editor’s Note:  I directed Lunch in the Afterworld in this WARP’s production of scary shorts.  And Will Phillips and Molly Blades gave me fine performances.

Halloween Thriller/Chiller!

WARP’s Halloween Show, “Revenge of the Fun Forest”, is a festival of original one-act plays and comedy sketches by Seattle playwrights. Come and enjoy tales of ghosts, ghouls, vampires, high school teachers, and some of the world’s most dysfunctional families. The lineup includes work by John Ruoff, Chris Mathews, Leonard Goodisman, Lyn Coffin, Chris Fruitrich, Donna Van Norman, Josie de Lellis and, of course, a performance by Troupe Comique. Cast includes Molly Blades, Tamara Burnett, Lyn Coffin, Ellen Covey, Jason Dooley, Sherein Idkeidek, Jeremy January, Adam Jones, Dale Kazdan, Chris Mathews, Danny Osborne, Will Phillips, Jim Quatier, Rachel Ross, John Ruoff, Eric Smiley, Mara Steve, Sonja Watson, and Stephanie Wichmann.
Performances will be at the Seattle Center TPS Theater 4, located on the fourth floor of the Center House, on October 29, 30 and 31 and November 5 and 6. All performances start at 8PM, with doors opening at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door, $5 for students and those over 65. Tickets are 2 for $10 if purchased (i.e., paid for) in advance from WARP writers, directors, cast, or crew members. Tickets can also be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets

Photo by Carl Nelson

The Seattle Celebrity News!

June 26, 2010


Reporter Jeff Mandels

Photographer Scot Bastian

Bill Selig and Barbara Lindsay at Home

Our intrepid reporter Jeff (‘total recall’) Mandels and photographer Scot Bastian were able to interrupt  local celebrity Barbara Lindsay while onstage at ArtsWest in Seattle.  In between acts, (and later at her home) they were able to record this interview with her and her ‘purported’ husband Bill Selig.  Though the tape has been confiscated and destroyed, a transcipt of those events  follows, based on the Jeff’s (& Scot’s) recollection.

To read the transcript just click on the Page: Stage Interview with Barbara Lindsay (to the right).

The Midnight Mystery Theater

March 27, 2010
The Midnight Mystery Players
The Midnight Mystery Players

The Midnight Mystery Theater is over 20 years old and currently  happens once a month at the Odd Duck Theater.  It’s an old fashioned radio show with sound effects and audience participation and a thousand voices and wild plots.  Written and produced and emceed by John Ruoff, this show has showcased a lot of local talent.   For seven dollars (current price) it’s a bargain.

Photo by Carl Nelson

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