Festival of Shorts finalists announced

Driftwood Players select eight
May 10, 2017

Edmonds Driftwood Players has selected eight short plays for its eighth annual Festival of Shorts.

The theme of this year's festival is "Unintended Consequences".

The theater received more than 400 submissions from around the world.

The selection committee chose finalists through blind readings. The never-before-produced shorts will make their debut on the stage July 7-9 at the Wade James Theater in Edmonds.

Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

To purchase tickets: www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600

The selected playwrights will exhibit their most innovative, hilarious, or profound 15 minutes of stage-time, with actors and directors chosen through Driftwood auditions.

At each of the four performances, audience members select their favorite, and on Sunday a panel of judges will select an overall festival winner.

The finalists are:

  • “Passing Lane” by Steven D. Miller, Duluth, GA
  • “Spare Change for Strange Angels” by Cayenne Douglass, New York
  • "Good Ol' Mom and Dad” by Eric Bischoff, Seattle
  • “Lover's Leap” by Ken Levine, Los Angeles
  • “Wheelchair Chicken” by Jason Cannon, Sarasota, FL
  • “Did you Find Everything OK?” By Nicole L. V. Mullins, Battle Creek, MI
  • “Comfort Zones” by Mark Rigney, Evansville, IN
  • “The Nurse” by Philip W. Hall, New York


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