Double (XX) Fest Plays have been selected!

After a 9-month submission/readings process (we received nearly 250 scripts!), we have arrived at our final selections for fully-staged one-acts in the DownStage during the Double (XX) Fest in April!

Female Playwrights and Directors lining up!

The following pieces have been selected:

  1. What Happens in Verona by Lea Galanter
  2. The Usual by Babs Lindsay
  3. Natural Selection by Cheryl Slean
  4. The Synopsis by Diane Sampson
  5. Porn for Women by Kirsten M. Scott
  6. Woman: Revised by Trish Cole
  7. Strike by Aoise Stratford
  8. Jinxed by K. Alexa Mavromatis
  9. Bastard by K. Alexa Mavromatis
  10. How You Play the Game by Diane Sampson
  11. Eve-Volution by Cynthia Rogan
  12. Annabel Eden by Amy Morley
  13. The Belle of Staten Island by Penny Jackson
  14. Vera’s Red Hat by Lyn Coffin
  15. Operation Sweet Dream by Suzanne Bailie
  16. The Wedding Ring by Rebecca Sue Haber
  17. Hypochondria by Deborah DeGeorge Harbin
  18. Landis and the Bear by Catherine Berg

Congratulations to those selected and thank you so much to ALL who submitted – it promises to be a fun first Double (XX) Fest! In addition to the DownStage pieces, there will be readings, playwriting workshops and a 24-hour play festival in the UpStage – stay tuned for more information!


The Reviews Are In for “How I Learned to Drive”

Kudos goes out to the cast and crew of "How I Learned to Drive" for a successful opening weekend.

Big thanks go out to our audiences for making our opening weekend of “How I Learned to Drive” a huge success. Our audiences loved it and so have the reviewers.

Check out these reviews from Seattle Weekly, The Fremocentrist, and Journal Media Group.

Seattle Weekly review

The Fremocentrist review

Journal Media Group review

If you have not seen the show yet, do yourself a favor and reserve your tickets today. Call the Stone Soup Theatre office at (206) 633-1883 or reserve some today at

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Stone Soup Theatre Welcomes You to Our Official Blog

Photo from Stone Soup Theatre's 2010 rendition of "A Child's Christmas in Wales."

Welcome to the official Stone Soup Theatre blog!

We hope this is the beginning of great things as we aim to further reach out to our audience and the larger world. More people these days are getting their news from blogs, so we’ve decided to hop aboard and join the global conversation.

You can expect from here the latest updates from Stone Soup Theatre; including news from our upcoming shows, educational programs, behind-the-scenes access, and our highly successful Summer Stage youth program.

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Of course, for more information about Stone Soup Theatre, visit our website at Our office phone number is (206) 633-1883.

If you are a theatre artist and you would like to contribute to our blog, we invite you to do so! We are always welcome to guest artists sharing their stories, wisdom, and lives with us and our readers. If you are interested in contributing to our blog in any way, do not hesitate to e-mail Tim Takechi at timtakechi (at) gmail (dot) com.

We believe our blog should be a public forum where people from all walks of life can come together to discuss our shared passion of live theatre. If you have a story to tell, let us know!

Like the old folk tale where we get our name, we become stronger when we all come together.

Happy reading! We look forward to this exciting opportunity to directly reach out to our fans everywhere.


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How I Learned to Drive rehearsal clip