The Kenmore Quickies will be from July 26-28. Courtesy photo

The Kenmore Quickies will be from July 26-28. Courtesy photo

As If Theatre Company announces first-ever short play festival

The Kenmore Quickies will be from July 26-28.

  • Monday, May 27, 2019 8:30am
  • Life

As If Theatre Company has announced the playwrights for its first-ever festival of short plays, The Kenmore Quickies.

The eight prompted short plays were written, directed and performed by local theater artists. The selected local playwrights will be given a specific prompt from which to write a 10-minute play in a four-week time frame.

The festival will be a weekend of performances of all of the plays, with a winning play chosen by the audience. This year, the prompts will be pulled from the Kenmore Mural Project (KMP), created by Gaul Culley and Staci Adman, located at 7304 Bothell Way NE — on the St. Vincent de Paul building. Each playwright is randomly assigned a portion of the mural as their specific prompt.

The 2019 Kenmore Quickies playwrights are John C. Davenport, Caitlin Gilman, Marcus Gorman, Betsy Hanson, Christopher Kidder-Mostrom, Catherine Rush, Julieta Vitullo and Carolynne Wilcox.

On May 6, playwrights were randomly assigned their specific section of the mural and directors and actors were assigned to writers. From there, the writers left with their prompts to write their 10-minute plays.

After the playwrights deliver their work, the directors and actors will bring them to life for The Kenmore Quickies festival from July 26-28. The winner of the Audience Favorite Award will be announced after the Sunday performance.

Dates and times: 7:30 p.m. on July 26 and 27 and 5 p.m. on July 28. All plays will be presented at each performance. All tickets are $20 and on sale now for the festival at www.asiftheatre.com.

For more information, visit www.asiftheatre.com/the-kenmore-quickies.

More in Life

UW Bothell’s oldest grad, 68: ‘I loved every minute of it’

A half century after high school, Linda Ellis survived statistics and earned the respect of classmates.

Andrya Rytter, owner of Level Seven Salon in Bothell, gives Vanessa Rivera a haircut at the sixth annual Care Day at Northshore Middle School. Madison Miller/staff photo
Care Day in Bothell serves more than 800 people in need

In its sixth year, Care Day continues to serve people and families in need on the Eastside.

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on… Continue reading

4th of July fireworks show set for Log Boom Park in Kenmore

There will be a bounce house, yard games, DJ, dancing and food vendors leading up to the show.

Northshore students advance to nationals in STEM competition

The students were from Canyon Park, Leota and Skyview middle schools.

Wheeler to speak at Northshore Senior Center

She is with theYMCA’s Earth Service Corp.

David Gray, a theatre organist from Scotland, will play a concert to benefit the Kenmore Heritage Society. All proceeds will be dedicated to bringing the history of Kenmore to the city’s three elementary schools through the StoryWalk program. Courtesy photo
Scottish organist to play benefit concert for Kenmore Heritage Society

All proceeds will go toward bringing the city’s history elementary schools through the StoryWalk program.

IHS Ted Christensen reconnects with old students at his surprise retirement celebration on June 9. Madison Miller / staff photo
Inglemoor music teacher honored for 38 years of teaching

Ted Christensen received a surprise retirement party to celebrate his almost four decades of teaching.

Animal services conducting outreach in Kenmore

License fees directly support RASKC’s mission to help animals in the local area.

Healthy summer recipes — herbs, veggies and wild fish abound

A monthly health column from the Eastside.

Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

St. Edward environmental center could become a reality this fall

The center could be run by the state and the UW Bothell and offer science education and research.