“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” press release

Comedy Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Burien Little Theatre

When a lonely woman answers a dead stranger’s cell phone, she gets tangled in his shady past, involves trip to the afterlife and unexpected love 

(Sept. 14, 2012 – Burien, WA) – Burien Little Theatre presents the quirky comedy Dead Man’s Cell Phone, written by Sarah Ruhl, opening Sept. 28.

When a lonely woman answers a dead stranger’s cell phone, she gets tangled in his shady past, travels to the afterlife and back, and finds unexpected love.

This show is suitable for ages 13+ due to a little adult language and adult content.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone will be performed at Burien Little Theatre from opening night on Sept. 28 through Oct. 21. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $7 through $20, with a number of discounts available, particularly on the first weekend of the production. On opening night Sept. 28, only on purchases at the door any audience member whose cell phone rings while buying tickets at the box office gets $5 off each ticket in the purchase. Tickets are 2-for-1 for Date Night on Saturday, Sept. 29 only and just $7 for Seven Buck Sunday only on Sunday, Sept. 30.  The Dinner & Show Package includes a two-course meal with ticket to the show for $35, and can be purchased through the Mark Restaurant and Bar, 206-241-6275. All deals and discounts are exclusive of each other.  For tickets or information, go online to www.burienlittletheatre.org or call the ticket office at 206-242-5180.


Under the stage direction of Maggie Larrick, the show features the diverse acting talents of Kevin Finney (Gordon), Brynne Garman (Hermia), Tamsyn Kine (Understudy/Ensemble), Sarah Merry (Ensemble), Connie Murray (Mrs. Gottlieb), Gaelen J. Poage (Dwight), Anna Richardson (The Stranger/Other Woman), Lauren Scoville (Ensemble) and Sascha Streckel (Jean).

Photographs and Cast Bios available upon request; please contact Maggie Larrick at 206-246-0088. 


Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Little Theatre (BLT) has been a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas.

Burien Little Theatre is committed to being an entertainment leader by producing intriguing professional-quality shows. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region.

BLT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers. 


Sept. 28 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday – OPENING NIGHT! Cell phone rings while buying tickets at box office for $5 off each ticket purchase!

Sept. 29 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday – DATE NIGHT – 2-for-1 tickets

Sept. 30 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday – SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY

Oct. 5 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday

Oct. 6 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday

Oct. 7 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday

Oct. 12 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday

Oct. 13 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday

Oct. 14 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday

Oct. 19 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday

Oct. 20 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday

Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday


Burien Little Theatre

14501 Fourth Ave. S.W.
Burien, WA 98166

(Intersection of Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th St., parking lot entrance on Fourth)

Directions available under “Find Us” at www.burienlittletheatre.org.

(206) 242-5180


Online Ticket Prices: Purchase online for savings early in the run of Dead Man’s Cell Phone

                                                General          Senior/Student
First Weekend:                        $18.00             $15.00
Second Weekend:                   $19.00             $16.00
Remaining Weekends:          $20.00             $17.00

Tickets at the Box Office:
                                                General          Senior/Student
All Shows:                               $20.00             $17.00

OPENING NIGHT SEPT. 28 only:  If your cell phone rings while you are buying your tickets at the box office get $5 off admission. Good only for purchases at the door.

DATE NIGHT SEPT. 29 only:  Two –for-one tickets: Get two tickets for the price of one.

SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY Sept. 30 only  All tickets are just $7.00!  Remember, Sunday is a matinee performance only.

Dinner and a Show Package: This package includes a two-course meal at Mark Restaurant & Bar plus a ticket to the show; cost is $35 per person. Contact the Mark at 206-241-6275.

To Purchase Tickets: Show tickets may be purchased online at www.burienlittletheatre.org or call 206-242-5180. Fabulous Four-Packs (4 admissions for just $60 general admissions or $51 senior/student admission) are available for the 2012-13 Season.

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