Press Release: Comedy Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Burien Little Theatre
involves trip to the afterlife and unexpected love
(Sept. 14, 2012 – Burien, WA) – Burien Little Theatre presents the quirky comedy Dead Man’s Cell Phone, written by Sarah Ruhl, opening Sept. 28.
When a lonely woman answers a dead stranger’s cell phone, she gets tangled in his shady past, travels to the afterlife and back, and finds unexpected love.
This show is suitable for ages 13+ due to a little adult language and adult content.
Dead Man’s Cell Phone will be performed at Burien Little Theatre from opening night on Sept. 28 through Oct. 21. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Under the stage direction of Maggie Larrick, the show features the diverse acting talents of Kevin Finney (Gordon), Brynne Garman (Hermia), Tamsyn Kine (Understudy/Ensemble), Sarah Merry (Ensemble), Connie Murray (Mrs. Gottlieb), Gaelen J. Poage (Dwight), Lauren Scoville (Ensemble) and Sascha Streckel (Jean).
Photographs and Cast Bios available upon request; please contact Maggie Larrick at 206-246-0088.
ABOUT BURIEN LITTLE THEATRE
Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Little Theatre (BLT) has been a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas.
Burien Little Theatre is committed to being an entertainment leader by producing intriguing professional-quality shows. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region.
BLT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers.
SCHEDULE FOR “DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE”
Sept. 28 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday – OPENING NIGHT! Cell phone rings while
buying tickets at box office for $5 off each ticket purchased
Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday – DATE NIGHT – 2-for-1 tickets
Sept. 30 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday – SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY
Oct. 5 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday
Oct. 6 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday
Oct. 7 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday
Oct. 12 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday
Oct. 13 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday
Oct. 14 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday
Oct. 19 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday
Oct. 20 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday
Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday
Burien Little Theatre
14501 Fourth Ave. S.W.
Burien, WA 98166
(Intersection of Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th St., parking lot entrance on Fourth)
Directions available under “Find Us” at www.burienlittletheatre.org).
TICKET PRICES AND PACKAGES
Online Ticket Prices: Purchase online for savings early in the run of Dead Man’s Cell Phone
First Weekend: $18.00 $15.00
Second Weekend: $19.00 $16.00
Remaining Weekends: $20.00 $17.00
Tickets at the Box Office:
All Shows: $20.00 $17.00
OPENING NIGHT SEPT. 28: Say “I’m pretty” at the box office and get $5 off admission. Good only for purchases at the door.
DATE NIGHT SEPT. 29: Two –for-one tickets: Get two tickets for the price of one.
SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY Sept. 30: All tickets are just $7.00! Remember, Sunday is a matinee performance only.
Dinner and a Show Package: This package includes a two-course meal at Mark Restaurant & Bar plus a ticket to the show; cost is $35 per person. Contact the Mark at 206-241-6275.
To Purchase Tickets: Show tickets may be purchased online at www.burienlittletheatre.org or call 206-242-5180. Fabulous Four-Packs (4 admissions for just $60 general admissions or $51 senior/student admission) are available for the 2012-13 Season.