Introducing gude/laurance

[Ben enters with ukulele. Paul paces angrily off left.] BEN: Hello, I’m Ben Laurance. After much prodding and pleading, I’ve finally agreed to join Paul Gude here for his monthly slots at Spin the Bottle, as I’ve got many talents I’m thrilled to showcase. So, to begin our collaboration, Paul … Continue reading

Tank Plays

Five brand-spanking new short works of theatrical genius that employ the latest and greatest in stage trickery to most fantastically represent previously unseen worlds of the unbelievably minute! “The seven original works feature some popular and interminably watchable talent (Josh List, the wonderful Heidi Darchuck, and, of course, Sarah Rudinoff) … Continue reading

Nice Guys and Fast Women

[Lights up] Bruce Hall: Paul Gude moved to Seattle in May of 1999 with a simple dream: To write the definitive American one-act stage play, and perform it at Annex Theatre’s Spin the Bottle. Only one thing stood in his way. The self-proclaimed gatekeeper of Seattle Late Night Fringe Theatre: … Continue reading

for Lorne

An idiosyncratic labor of love, for Lorne is an homage to veteran character actress Marion Lorne, best known as the flighty and flummoxed Aunt Clara on TV’s Bewitched. Written and directed by Ed Hawkins, it follows the long and surprisingly distinguished career of the “Queen of Quirk.” This was my … Continue reading