Events

Pluto

Toaster pastries. Community college. Talking dog. Elizabeth is holding out for one nice ordinary day in Pluto, Steve Yockey’s play that’s presented by Stray Cat Theatre through Saturday, March 7. A radio speaks to Elizabeth directly, and the refrigerator’s moving: So much for normal. As it does in Yockey’s other scripts, reality messily bumps up against dreams, myths, and the symbolic soup of the human spirit.

The play, which underwent a rolling première in a handful of cities last year, has been described as “not for everybody.” In a good way, apparently. Tickets for the Sunday, February 22, performance are specially priced at $12 for everyone. Regular prices are $15 to $25 at www.straycattheatre.org or at the door, 132 East Sixth Street in Tempe. Call 480-227-1766.


Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m.; Thursdays, 7 p.m. Starts: Feb. 20. Continues through March 5, 2015
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Julie has written for the Night & Day events calendar section since 2005. As a student at Arizona State, she received the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Creative Writing Award and the Theatre Medallion of Merit.
Contact: Julie Peterson