Smartphone Theatre along with the rest of the world recently lost a wonderful icon and friend.
The below was recorded in July of 2021. We share grateful for Alan Arkin's generosity and friendship.
My mother's favorite Friday night show! - Jenn L.
Wonderful show, thanks everyone for some most welcomed laughter during this trying time! - Colin B.
Terrific play and wonderful acting. - Susan D. I’m sitting here bawling, wonderful work! - Constance
Huge applause! Beautiful!! - Mitch L. The writing was terrific! - Tom A.
Beautifully played and written. Thank you. - Mary A. That was superb—Bravo! - Phaedra B.
Thank you for the deeply moving work. Beautifully written, Gently directed and so relevant. - Herb M.
Creepy and wonderful! Well done, actors, writer and Herr Direktor! - Judy S.
Great performances! And amazing use of the smartphone! - Erica S.
Congratulations, all! What a gem of a play. XO - Sarah G.
Wonderful ... really so well done ... a hopeful ending! Such imagination and love put into this. - Lisa R.
Performed June 11th at 5p (pt)
WHAT FRIENDS DO
#In Your Corner by Susan Sullivan
Since first hitting the World Wide Web in March of 2020, Smartphone Theatre ® has produced more than 50 original live plays, poetry readings and conversations introducing audiences to stellar casts and legends from screen to stage.
Today's global audience is in the thousands all made possible through ongoing generous donations. We ask for your continued support by donating per the below link. You can also find us on Venmo: @smartphonetheatre.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at our next production!
What Friends Do
#In Your Corner
Written by Susan Sullivan
Directed by Asaad Kelada
Live on: www.YouTube.com/SmartphoneTheatre
Susan Sullivan ............ Bevi
Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Ruth
David Selby ................. Max
IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR FRIEND MITCH RYAN
Life-long friends Bevi, Ruth and Max share their broken hearts over the loss of Harry when they too recognize their own ticking clock which comes with some startling trepidations and discoveries.
(With a Chat-Back to immediately follow the reading)
WHAT FRIENDS DO #Expendables (Originally broadcast May 3, 2021)
By Susan Sullivan
Directed by Asaad Kelada
Kathryn Leigh Scott
Four old friends (the actors as well as the characters they play) reach out with a touch of humor, a modicum of reality and a smidgen of romance… to help each other get back into the game.
Eager to watch our previous productions? All shows are archived and can be found HERE.
Stay healthy, stay creative and as always, Keep it Entertaining!
Smartphone Theatre ® is a live stream digital performance platform that features presentations, staged readings and more on Fridays at 5p (pst). The plays featured are new and somewhat new works of all lengths by actors, directors and playwrights from Broadway to Hollywood.
Launched on March 27th 2020, our mission is to provide a digital creative space for artists and audiences, wherever they may reside. These comedic and dramatic live staged productions are always available to the public via a smartphone, computer or tablet allowing everyone an intimate seat that is, without exception, the best in the house.
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On March 27th 2020 Smartphone Theatre was launched on an aging laptop computer as a platform to bring the creative community together in a time a crisis. The result is a live digital stage that today reaches all corners of the world.
Gena Acosta shares her thoughts on a tumultuous yet surprisingly creative year of seclusion, creativity and answering the call.
Since our launch on March 27th 2020, we have been fortunate to enjoy stellar talent with credits from Broadway to Hollywood:
Raajeev Aggerwhil (100 Things to do Before High School)
Tom Alper (The Guest House)
Jonathan Arkin (Betrayed)
David Andrews (Queen of the South, WWZ, The Boys)
Barika Phillips Bell
Kate T. Billingsley
Allison Blaize (Unicorn)
Alan Blumenfeld (Heroes)
Yaz Canli (Bridge of Spies)
Catherine Carlen (Sharp Objects)
Michael Cavanaugh (Monk)
Brendan Patrick Connor (Dopesick)
Stan Davis (Ray Donovan)
Cindy Dolenc (La Femme Nikita)
Willem De Vries
Richard Fancy (Seinfeld)
David Franco (The Romeo Section)
Ellen Gerstein (Hotel Du Loone)
Kimberly Green (The Hot Chick)
Kelsey Griswold (American Crime Story)
Brenda Jean Hamilton
Robert Hays (Airplane!)
Stephen Tyler Howell (Sometimes Our Friends Come Over)
Moe Irvin (Grey's Anatomy)
Leslie A. Jones
Jack Kehler (The Man in the High Castle)
Blaine Kern III
Andrea Leigh (House of Cards)
Joel Madison (Rosanne)
Elaine Madsen (Emmy winner)
Herb Mendelsohn (The Guardian)
Joanna Merlin (Law and Order)
Stephen Mendillo (Lone Star)
Poetri (Tony, Emmy award winner)
Lisa Richards (Dark Shadows)
Lisa Robins (Rum Diary)
Pamela Roylance (Nancy Drew)
Marty Ryan (Young Sheldon)
Mitchell Ryan (Dharma & Greg)
Kathryn Leigh Scott (Dark Shadows)
David Selby (Dark Shadows; Falcon Crest)
Susan Sullivan (Dharma & Greg; Castle)
Emily Kay Townsend
Candy Trabuco (The Sopranos)
Sofia Vassilieva (Looking for Alaska)
Dey Young (Pretty Woman)
Stewart Zully (Sopranos, Vice)
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