2012-2013 Season

Antony and Cleopatra

November 1-18, 2012

By William Shakespeare | Directed by John Langs

Passion rules

The Roman General and the Egyptian Queen. Their romance gave birth to an empire, but their fiery longing came at a price. Caught between desire and duty, Antony and Cleopatra’s love affair shook the foundations of the known world. Power politics and passion collide in Shakespeare’s captivating tragedy. Director John Langs, who staged our 2010 production of Hamlet, returns to helm this legendary and tragic affair between two charismatic leaders.

Featuring Hans Altwies as Mark Antony and Amy Thone as Cleopatra.


A Doll’s House

January 2-27, 2013

By Henrik Ibsen | Directed by Russ Banham

White lies and blackmail

Darling Nora enjoys a comfortable life with her family and loves her husband Torvald above all else. So much so, that she’s risked a small lie in order to save his reputation and protect their cozy existence. When the truth worms its way out with a threat of blackmail, Nora begins to question her devotion and find herself forced into making a life-altering decision: honor her marriage or pursue her duty to herself.

Featuring Jennifer Sue Johnson as Nora 


Love’s Labour’s Lost

March 13-April 7, 2013

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Jon Kretzu

Hearts trump all

In this exuberant romantic comedy youthful idealism gets derailed by love. The King of Navarre and his buddies have plans to immerse themselves in their studies swearing off less civilized pursuits — namely girls. After the Princess of France arrives with her ladies on a diplomatic mission, the young men’s hearts melt along with their brainy resolve. Playful pranks, witty wordplay and moony wooing give way to more serious matters that reveal the cost of real love.


The Taming of the Shrew

April 25-May 12, 2013

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Aimée Bruneau

Rowdy rural romance

An indoor revival of our popular Wooden O trailer park Shrew! Brought up in a rough and forgotten corner of backwoods America, the tempestuous and sharp-tongued Kate bows down to no man. But then Petrucchio swaggers in to town with a plan to steal Kate’s guarded heart. Through bickering and brawling, their comic courtship is a no-holds-barred battle of the sexes that results in a love and understanding that neither one imagined.

Featuring Kelly Kitchens as Kate and David Quicksall as Petruchio


On Tour: Julius Caesar | Romeo and Juliet

March-May, 2013

By William Shakespeare

Each spring, over 14,000 students and community members across Washington state enjoy our touring productions. Don’t miss two special public performances of these shows performed at the Center Theatre in Seattle Center.

Our touring productions maintain the beauty of Shakespeare’s language and introduce these dynamic stories in fresh and accessible 90-minute productions. Small-cast ensembles play multiple parts with quick changes and distinctive character choices that make for a showcase of great acting. From state of the art theatre spaces to school gymnasiums, our touring shows have delighted over 20,000 students and adults across Washington State.

Special Public Performances

  • March 16, 2013 10:30 amRomeo and Juliet - Touring Production Public Performance
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  • March 24, 2013 7:30 pmJulius Caesar - Touring Production Public Performance
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All titles, dates and artists subject to change.