The Rising Phoenix Theater, a Milwaukie-based theater company founded by Susan Scovil, debuts with three performances of a show called "Short Attention Span Theater," a staged reading of four comedy one acts, directed by Scovil.
Five actors, Suzanne Chimenti, Jaron Christman, James Lawrence, Linda McBroom and Angela Michtom, play two to three characters each.
The first performance takes place at 7 p.m. on July 14 at Eastridge Church, 14100 S.E. Sunnyside Road, in Clackamas. The second performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. on July 20 at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., in Oak Grove, and the third performance will be at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10, at the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., in Milwaukie.
Admittance is free. Not recommended for children under 12.