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Jay Myers

The Comedy of Errors is Jay’s fifth show with Seattle Shakespeare Company. His other credits with Seattle Shakespeare Company include last fall’s Twelfth Night, as well as Love’s Labour’s Lost (2013), Much Ado About Nothing (2013), and Richard II (2014). He has also been fortunate to perform in other local productions, such as Book-It Repertory Theatre’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Arts on the Waterfront’s Waiting for Godot as Vladimir, and the Washington Ensemble Theatre’s Tall Skinny Cruel Cruel Boys. Jay holds a BA in Drama and in Psychology from the University of Washington, where he performed in various productions including Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Eurydice, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Rough Magic, among others.

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jon Kretzu

A pair of twins on a lovesick island turns everyone inside out with romance.

Richard II

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rosa Joshi

Shakespeare’s lyrical tale of an ill-suited king toppled from his throne.

Much Ado About Nothing

By William Shakespeare
Directed by George Mount

Shakespeare's vibrant comic celebration of romance will have you cheering when love eventually wins out.

Love’s Labour’s Lost

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jon Kretzu

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

Brainy resolve gets derailed by love for four pairs of lovers in Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

Love's Labour's Lost (2013)Love's Labour's Lost (2013)The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.Jim Gall as Don Pedro, Matt Shimkus as Benedick, and Jay Myers as Claudio in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.Jennifer Lee Taylor as Beatrice and Matt Shimkus as Benedick with the cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.Justin Huertas as Balthasar, Jim Gall as Don Pedro, Jay Myers as Claudio, and Peter A. Jacobs as Leonato in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.Brenda Joyner as Hero, Keith Dahlgren as Friar Francis, and Jay Myers as Claudio in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 production of "Much Ado About Nothing." Photo by John Ulman.Richard IIRichard IIRichard IIRichard IIRichard IITwelfth Night (2014)Twelfth Night (2014)The Comedy of Errors (2015) First RehearsalThe Comedy of Errors (2015) First Rehearsal