Gearing Up in 2015

Spooky Action Theater is in the New York Times – read about our Dramatist Guild Fund grant! And check out the more detailed local coverage by our friends at DC Theatre Scene.

Congratulations to Rebecca Holderness and Izumi Ashizawa, recipients of DC Metro Theater Arts’ Best Directors of 2014 award for their work on Spooky Action Theater’s The Wedding Dress and Kwaidan. And congratulations to Mundy Spears and Dane Edidi, awarded as Best Actresses of 2014 for performances in The Wedding Dress!

Spooky Action is thrilled to bring you two world premier performances this SEASON!


Without TextLast of the Whyos
by Barbara Wiechmann

Directed by Rebecca Holderness

February 5 – March 1, 2015

Eddie Farrell, King of the Whyos gang in 1880s New York, slips through time to confront his future self one hundred years later and unleash energies long held in check.

jarry pc final no textJarry Inside Out
freely adapted from the life and works of Alfred Jarry
by Richard Henrich

Directed by Catherine Tripp

May 28 – June 21, 2015

Mixing biography with unbridled inner imagination, the play tracks the convention-shattering journey of Alfred Jarry (1873-1907), whose monstrous anti-hero Pѐre Ubu launched the modern era of Dada, Surrealism, and Theater of the Absurd.

 

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LOOK FOR OUR SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS AND SEE BOTH SHOWS AT A DISCOUNT!

 

We are currently accepting submissions for Round 4 of NEW WORKS IN ACTION!

Spooky Action Theater
1810 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

202-248-0301

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