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The Different Festival – Benchwarmers

October 12

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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 22, 2017

SOLD OUT for Saturday, October 14. 

October 5 – October 22


Always a fan favorite, Benchwarmers is now in its 16th year!  Each year, the Playhouse sends out a call for local playwrights to create a ten-minute one-act play for which the only set is a simple park bench.  Join us this year for eight new plays and see what our local talent has created!

This years selections are:

Benchportals by Katie Johnson
directed by Corbin Albaugh
featuring Hamilton Turner and Kendall Mac

Dorothy Touches Down by Dianna A. Lewis
directed by Barbara Hatch
featuring Steven Oakey and Tallis Rose

For Lack of a Tail by John Cullinan
directed by Gwen Lewis
featuring Marty Madden and BJ Stokey

Meet the Authors by Talia Pura
directed by Karen Ryan
featuring Kathi Collins, Cindy Coulter, Marguerite Louise Scott and Danette Sills

One Step Farther by Jay Schecker
directed by Kathi Collins
featuring Iain May and Robert Henkel, Jr.

Still Life with Tulips by Richard Dargan
directed by Barry Hazen
featuring Ruben Muller, Lacey Bingham and Eibhlin Brennan

The Scorpion and the Songbird by Marguerite Louise Scott
directed by Talia Pura
featuring Felix Cordova and Sherry Engstrom

Waiting for Waiting for Godot by Mark Friedman
directed by Ron Bloomberg
featuring David Trujillo, Marty Madden, BJ Stokey and Bill Dupuy


Showtimes are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm.  

Tickets are $25 for Adults, $20 for seniors, teachers and military, and $15 for students.  

Special Event pricing – Preview on Thursday, October 5th – $15 for everyone; Opening Night on Saturday, October 7th – $30 for everyone and Festivities begin at 6:30pm for the Opening Night. 



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Santa Fe Playhouse
142 E. De Vargas St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 United States
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