IN PENCIL: STAGED READINGS
supporting the development of new works by professional artists from page to stage
In Pencil: Staged Readings provides five shows a two week rehearsal and development process culminating in two staged readings. Each of the five shows will receive artistic and producorial support from The Scratch - cast and creative team development, dramaturgical consultations, rehearsal and reading space, as well as access to the entirety of The Scratch: Seattle Workshop Series.
BREAKUP BENCH BY RHEANNA ATENDIDO
Breakup Bench is an actor-musician pop-operetta following three people learning to navigate their relationships in love - real, fake, and lack-there-of.
AUGUST 18 + 20 | LEARN MORE
NUBIAN STORIES BY NABRA NELSON & MONA SHERIF-NELSON
Based on a true story, Nubian Stories follows a Nubian woman named Nuba as she weaves her incredible international biography with the ancient folkloric tales she grew up with.
AUGUST 20 + 22 | LEARN MORE
ANNA’S MOTHER BY TOM SMITH
When her daughter’s death thrusts Veronica into the national spotlight, she must decide how she wants the world to remember her daughter…and herself.
AUGUST 24 +26 | LEARN MORE
TINY THIN WOMAN INSIDE BY COURTNEY MEAKER
Tiny Thin Woman Inside explores the relationship women have with their bodies, media representations of weight loss, queer dating while fat, and general anxiety about the violence inherent in trying to fit into a societal norm of size.
AUGUST 24 + 26 | LEARN MORE
RUSHING BY DANIELLE MOHLMAN
Rushing explores the culture of violence, the fanaticism surrounding Division I sports, and rape on college campuses nationwide.
AUGUST 25 + 27 | LEARN MORE