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Is She Dead Yet?

July 31 – August 22
Thurs-Sat at 8 pm

Written and directed by Brandon J. Simmons. The gleefully savage satire updates Euripides’ tragicomedy Alcestis-about a young wife who sacrifices herself to save her husband from death- into an absurd exploration of American whiteness: In this hilarious adaptation,the young wife turns out to be the last black person on earth, and her sacrifice will render the planet entirely white. [MORE INFO]

$18 gen | $5 stu

The Zig Zag Festival

August 4 – August 19
Tues-Wed at 8 pm

Curated by Catherine Blake Smith. Six playwrights–all female, all young, all local–collaborate on an evening of short works. Each is playwright of one play, director for another, and an outside eye for a third. The ensemble cast performs in all six plays about a range of topics such as ghosts of ex-lovers, comedic nightmares, and an absurdly honest job interview. [MORE INFO]

$1o gen | $5 stu

Weird and Awesome with Emmett Montgomery

1st Sunday of the Month, 7:30 pm
Next one: Sunday, August 1

Weird and Awesome w/ Emmett Montgomery is a monthly parade of wonder and awkward sharing hosted and curated by mustache wizard Emmett Montgomery. Each show is a love letter to the strangeness and talent that walks among us featuring brilliant people doing the things they are really good at doing or something they have never done on stage before. Prizes are won! Friends are made! Nightmares are shared and Joy is experienced! [MORE INFO]

$10 gen | $5 stu

Spin the Bottle

1st Friday of the Month at 11pm
Next one: Friday, August 7

There have been laughs. There have been tears. There has been nudity. Since 1997, audiences of all shapes and sizes have seen variety-show-style performances of all shapes and sizes on the first Friday of every month at 11pm. Don’t miss the next one! [MORE INFO]

$10 gen | $5 stu

Traveling With Angels

Thu-Fri, July 9-10, 8pm

Memorable & Touching One-Woman Play: Experience this inspiring true story & get swept up in the adventure of a lifetime! Witty, brave, beautiful! Traveling with Angels is a captivating and unforgettable journey! [MORE INFO]


Star Trek: The Sexed Generation

Sept 10, 11, 12 @ 8pm

Blast off into the next quadrant of adventure with the return of last year’s smash hit burlesque extravaganza Star Trek: The Sexed Generation! Featuring an all-new fully scripted story, this loving parody of the classic sci-fi series features your favorite characters in a rollicking, sexy journey across time and space! [MORE INFO]


SketchFest Seattle

Sept 25 & 26 @ 7pm & 9:30pm

Every year SketchFest Seattle brings the best sketch comedians from around the world and pairs them with local favorites. Returning for our 16th year to Seattle, and our 3rd year straight at Annex Theatre you know it’s good when we’ve nearly sold out every show we’ve done at this Seattle performance hot-spot. Every show is guaranteed to wow. You will laugh. Treat yourself. You deserve it. [MORE INFO]


Annex Theatre Announces its 28th Season in 2015

A quick look at all our 2015 main stage, late night, and off night productions!