About Pony World
"Unexpected, inventive and deranged"
<--The Seattle Times
"A gorgeous mix of office-speak, poetry, and understated violence."
"A joy to drink in."
Suffering, Inc. returns!
Pony World Theatre is pleased to announce the return of Suffering, Inc. Our 2011 production was critically acclaimed and performed to sold-out houses. The 2016 return includes a revamped script, new staging, and an amazing cast that includes returning and new actors. Suffering, Inc. will perform for 10 shows only from July 8 - July 30! Get your tickets now while you still can!
July 8 - 30
Thursdays - Saturdays at 8pm
Monday Pay-What-You-Can Performance July 18
(No shows July 22 & 23 due to Capitol Hill Block Party.)
The staff of New Life Capital are experts in estate planning, bankruptcy, office romances, and regret. Suffering, Inc. shows us a week in the life of a typical American office where the employees problems are familiar, humorous, and horrifying. This original and modern story uses only lines of dialogue from the plays of the Russian master Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904). Pony World Theatre combines their whimsical style with Chekhovs dark humor and heartache in this updated version of their 2011 hit. Suffering, Inc. examines our hopes and disappointments through awkward birthday parties, sales calls, broken printers, puppets, and poetry.
Conceived and directed by Brendan Healy.
Starring: Carrie Cates, J. Martin Dinn, Mark Fullerton, Megan Jackson, Kenna Kettrick, Heather Persinger, and Rudy Roushdi. With Ricky Coates, David Gassner, Adria LaMorticella, and Valerie Mannucci.
Production Staff: Angelo Domitri, Justin Duffield, David Gassner, Brandy Gustin, Sann Hall, Emily Leong, Jesse Parce, Robin Macartney, Michelle Ouhl, Amanda Rae, Ranleigh Starling, Zoe Wilson, and Alex Wommack.
General Tickets: $20
Students, Seniors, and Industry (TPS): $15
No Service Fees!