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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

  Left to clean up a city rampant with corruption, Angelo lays down the law sentencing a young man, Claudio, to death for impregnating his own girlfriend Juliet before marriage. Angelo’s … More...

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Sex in the City: Measure for Measure

Colin Byrne as Claudio and Mary Jane Gibson as Isabella (2003)

It has been 12 years since Seattle Shakespeare Company last produced “Measure for Measure,” and prior to that it hadn't been on our stage since 1993. This hard edged fable of justice, morality, and … More...

Who were these people? Audiences in Shakespeare’s Day

Globe audiences 2

In Shakespeare's day, London theaters like the Globe could accommodate up to 3,000 people watching popular plays. With theaters running most afternoons, that could mean as many as 10,000-20,000 people … More...

On Playing Shakespeare

Mike Dooly on performing Shakespeare

Coriolanus

Actor Mike Dooly from Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of “Coriolanus” talks about what he enjoys about performing in a Shakespeare play. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/) … More...

On Playing Shakespeare with George Mount

Twelfth Night (WO 2012)

Shakespeare has been a companion for George Mount for most of his adult life. Whether as an actor, a director, or a producer, George has spent a lot of time thinking about Shakespeare’s plays and how … More...