WEEKEND: Take some time for PT Shorts

By Diane Urbani de la Paz
Peninsula Daily News

THIS TIME, IT’S about time. PT Shorts, the free literary reading the first Saturday of each month, will examine various facets of time, starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pope Marine Building at Madison and Water streets.

“In honor of the shortest month of the year,” said PT Shorts director Nancy Boysen, “I decided to sidestep the traditional February topic of Valentine’s Day and love, and tackle a different topic: that of time.”

Along with veteran actors Dalana and David Schroeder, Boysen will offer an hour of stories read aloud:

■ Ray Bradbury’s “Another Fine Mess,” about the reappearance of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy at the scene of one of their funniest movies;

■ “Hopscotch,” also by Bradbury, looks at a girl’s rites of passage as she celebrates her 17th birthday;

■ Bradbury’s “Season of Disbelief,” about a woman in her 70s who discovers that clinging to the past may be a fool’s pastime;

■ “Time Sweepers” by Ursula Wills-Jones, a humorous fable about the tiny creatures tasked with sweeping up the time humans waste.

PT Shorts, presented by Key City Public Theatre, coincides with the Port Townsend Gallery Walk every first Saturday of the month.

For more on PT Shorts and other offerings from the regional theater company, visit www.KeyCityPublicTheatre.org.

Last modified: February 01. 2013 10:27AM
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