Running time: 1 hour and 50 minutes, with one intermission

A drunken kiss, an icy plunge, and a reckless act of revenge.

In this world premiere production, playwright Kristen Palmer takes on the issues of global climate change through the lens of a family on the verge of a meltdown. Brilliant scientist Stevie returns home in the midst of a devastating personal crisis, only to find her family members frozen in isolation and her hometown losing its footing.

Directed by Live Girls! founder and Artistic Director Meghan Arnette, Things You Can Do was read as part of The Construction Zone 2015 series under the title The Melting Point, and was selected to be fully produced in ACTLab's 2016 season.

Featuring Aly Bedford, Maria Glanz, Jonah Martin, Clara Hayes, and Hannah Ruwe.

Age Recommendation: 13+ for mature themes and language

Kristen Palmer is a playwright and theatre-maker whose work has been seen in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and elsewhere. Her plays include Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest, The Stray Dog, All the Girls Love Bobby Kennedy, Local Story, and Departures. She is an Associate Artist of New Georges (NYC), a recipient of the Jerome Fellowship, and an alum of the Women’s Project Theater Lab and Soho Rep Writer Director Lab. Currently she is the Artistic Director of Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown, Connecticut.

Live Girls TheaterLive Girls! Theater is a Seattle based theater company dedicated to supporting new works by women. It was founded in 1999 and operated venues in Pioneer Square (619 Western Building) from 2002-2005 and Ballard (Kress Building Basement) from 2005-2009. Live Girls! Theater is currently a producing theater company performing in various venues around Seattle, Washington. For more information, visit their website.