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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.
by Joe Keyes
Directed by Peter Flood
Lily Knight & Steve Hofvendahl
In this 5th episode of Joe Keyes' ongoing series...
Rena explores a new world; Bob faces a frightening discovery, and Freddy, their estranged son, escapes the basement.
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Stay healthy, stay creative and as always, Keep it Entertaining!
See you Friday!
Digital Program LINK
This evening will include a talk-back with the creative team immediately following the presentation.
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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(Smartphone Theatre is currently presented on the Zoom platform. In order to enjoy our works in the way they are imagined, be sure to update your Zoom application prior to our Friday event.)
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.
Written by Joe Keyes
Directed by Peter Flood
Starring Lily Knight & Steve Hofvendahl
Written by Tom Baum
Directed by Mitch Levine
Written by Richard Alleman
Directed by Cate Caplin
Written by Eugene Butler
Directed by Todd Felderstein
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 (Mike and Molly)
Stan Davis (Ray Donovan)
Cindy Dolenc (La Femme Nikita)
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 (Falcon Crest)
Susan Sullivan (Castle)
Emily Kay Townsend
Candy Trabuco (The Sopranos)
Sofia Vassilieva (Looking for Alaska)
Dey Young (Pretty Woman)
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