A Small Fire

Written by Adam Bock

Directed by Mary Ann Rodgers

In-person performances: May 14 - June 12, 2022

Video on demand: Available through June 19 on Overture+

Run time: 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission


As Emily Bridges loses her ground in the sensory world, she rediscovers a sensual connection with her husband, igniting a small fire that helps her find her way through the darkness. Join Shotgun Players for Obie Award-winner Adam Bock’s meticulous coming of middle age story about one woman’s journey back to herself.

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Video on Demand

We are thrilled to offer digital options for patrons who are unable to join us at the theater!

Patrons can purchase tickets to the video on demand recording of our June 2 performance on Overture+. Captions are available through the video player.

Shotgun subscribers can use their subscription tickets to make their order! If you are a subscriber who has not received your access code, please email us at boxoffice@shotgunplayers.org

After you purchase a ticket, you will be emailed a unique link to access your video on demand. This link is unique to the individual who purchased the ticket and can not be shared with others.

The video will go offline at 11:59 PM (Pacific) on June 19, so grab your beverage of choice, cozy up, and enjoy the show!

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