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A comedic thriller by JOHN POLLANO

JAN 15, 16, 22 & 23                                                                                                                                                            Friday, Saturdays @ 8pm - 4 PERFORMANCES ONLY!

TICKETS: $30, $25 Seniors & Students


A casual reunion of three longtime buddies slouching through their thirties ultimately betrays a darker purpose in Island ETC’s production of SMALL ENGINE REPAIRwritten by John Pollono.  SMALL ENGINE REPAIR is a comedic thriller for the social media age.

Former high school buddies Frank (Pat Daugherty), Packie (D.J. Martin), and Swaino (John Carraro) meet after hours one night in Frank’s out-of-the-way repair shop under cloudy circumstances that only Frank seems to have a handle on.  As Frank breaks out the good scotch, he kicks into motion an evening that abruptly accelerates from grievance airing and macho posturing to reveal a shocking darker purpose.  The match that ultimately sets things ablaze is the arrival of an unlikely visitor, a good-looking college jock Chad (Justin Gonzalez). 

John Pollono’s fast-paced comedic psychological thriller is brought to life on the ETC stage by a brilliant cast.  Pat Daugherty plays Frank the owner of the repair shop and host for the evening, DJ Martin portrays Packie who mostly drinks away his days and still lives with his grandmother, John Carraro is Swaino who still relies on his good looks and one-night stands to feel successful, and Justin Gonzalez is Chad who has no idea what he has stumbled upon in this repair shop.

Performances for SMALL ENGINE REPAIR are Fridays and Saturdays, January 15, 16, 22, and 23.  Tickets are $25.00 for students and senior citizens and $30.00 for adults.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more. 

There are only four performances for this mind-blowing piece of theatre, so get your tickets today on our TICKETS page.

For additional information about this production or ETC or information on group rates (ten or more), please call 409-762-3556.


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