5X5 Reading Series
- Monday, Oct 16, 2023, 7:00 PM
- Monday, Dec 4, 2023, 7:00 PM
- Monday, Feb 5, 2024, 7:00 PM
- Monday, Mar 11, 2024, 7:00 PM
- Monday, Apr 22, 2024, 7:00 PM
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Next 5X5 Reading:
SNOW FEVER: A Karaoke Christmas
by Robert Caisley
Directed by Benjamin Burdick
Runs ~two hours including intermission. Join us for drinks at our lobby bar during intermission!
They’re running low on food, the toilet’s busted, and the jukebox is on the fritz. But come hell or high snowfall, a small band of co-workers and malcontents are determined to make this Christmas at The Wet Whistle (a backwater Montana bar) nothing like the last. Will everything work out? Will everything fall apart? Only determination and karaoke can save this holiday party!
SNOW FEVER: A KARAOKE CHRISTMAS is currently a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. The author wishes to thank the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts for support during the writing of this play.
- Seating is General Admission
- Single Ticket – $15.00 | Students – $10.00
- 5X5 Reading Series Pass: $50 | Students – $30
Monday, Oct 16, 2023, 7:00 PM
On The Other Hand We’re Happy
By Daf James
Directed by Christian Telesmar*
Run Time: ~90 minutes with NO intermission.
FEATURING the full cast of the critically acclaimed 2022 Rogue Machine Los Angeles Production:
Directed by Christian Telesmar*
Set in the present across multiple locations in England, this is a play about love, hope, and redemption. Award-winning Welsh playwright Daf James has crafted a story around a young couple’s dreams of adopting. When an unforeseen turn of events upends their goals, plans must be adjusted. Life is tough, but even the worst of it can be laugh-out-loud funny.
“The structure, the dialogue, the muscularity of the story, the effortless-ness, and the complexity simply staggered me.”
-Cameron Watson, director of the 2022 Rogue Machine Los Angeles Production
“Powerful storytelling from a dense and moving script …beautifully, searingly, deep. It’s a riveting and intimate 90 minutes.”
“Theatre allows us to experience other lives, to know what we could otherwise never know. Art is a necessary window. …Abbie and Josh are everyday heroes who make a difference. Kelly’s heroism breaks my heart and gives me hope.”
-John Flynn, Rogue Machine Artistic Director
“…a play where love, hope, and redemption intertwine to make us think and …laugh, no matter what life throws at us.”
*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
- Monday, May 1, 2023 | 7PM
- TUESDAY, March 14, 2023 | 7PM
by Mara Nelson-Greenberg
Directed by Lily Yasuda
Strong language, sexual references and suggestions of physical violence. (But also SUPER FUNNY).
- February 6, 2023 | 7PM
Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau
Runs ~90 mins with no intermission
- December 19, 2022 | 7PM
Miracle on South Division Street (Holiday Version) by Tom Dudzick
Directed by Jessica Ires Morris
- November 7, 2022 | 7PM
Heroes of the Fourth Turning by Will Arbery
2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Finalist
2020 Obie Award for Playwriting
Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play
New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play
Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Playwriting Award