Anticipating Shakespeare’s First Folio


Although it is still months away, we’re already getting excited about one of Shakespeare’s First Folio’s coming to Seattle next spring.  NPR featured a new book called the “Millionaire and the Bard” about Henry Folger’s search to collect first editions of Shakespeare’s plays.  His diligence will be Seattle’s gift when we finally get to see […]

2015-2016 General Auditions

General Auditions

The Seattle Shakespeare Company will hold their 2015-2016 season general auditions on Sunday, May 17, 2015 (TPS Room G, 4th floor Armory) and Monday, May 18, 2015 (TPS Room C, 4th floor Armory).  For both days appointments will be available from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m. Our 25th Anniversary season is as follows: The Comedy of […]

Bluff Your Way Through the Play: Othello

Othello at a Glance

What’s the connection between Othello and Measure for Measure…besides the author? Ever use the phrase green-eyed monster and know where it originated? We’ve got answers and more in our handy guide to Othello. The Giraldi Connection Like many of his plays, Othello wasn’t entirely created from Shakespeare’s imagination.  He borrowed heavily from an Italian novella called […]

Flash Sale! – Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday


Buy One, Get One Free Ticket Sale to “Othello” We’re celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday. The Bard of Avon would be 451 years old today…and you get the gift! With our buy one, get one free ticket sale, you can bring a friend to our upcoming production of Othello (April 29-May 17). Considered to be Shakespeare’s most […]

Cuisine and Caring

Bill's Bash

  Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering and Events If you’ve been to Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Bill’s Bash gala or opening night parties, you’ve tasted their scrumptious bites and experienced their excellent service. They’re in the lobby at ACT and here, in the Cornish Playhouse, selling treats and tending the bar. And recently, if you’ve been to Benaroya Hall, […]

Casting News: Wooden O 2015

Wooden O Casting News

We’re thrilled to announce our casting for this summer’s free Wooden O productions of Henry IV part 1 and As You Like It which start performances on Thursday, July 9. Lots of favorite artists from past Seattle Shakespeare Company productions will be in the parks this summer. Artistic Director George Mount will stage Henry IV […]

Psychological Wildfire: Othello


  Rehearsals are underway for our upcoming production of Othello later this spring. Director John Langs who staged our productions of Antony and Cleopatra and Hamlet, returns to helm Shakespeare’s charged tale of jealousy and deception.

Bloodlines – Our 25th Anniversary Season

Season Image

Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director George Mount announced plans for the company’s 25th Anniversary season that includes performances at the Leo K. Theatre, the return of directors Jeff Steitzer, David Quicksall, and Victor Pappas, and the mainstage directing debuts of Jane Nichols and Vanessa Miller. “The programming for this season merged around the idea of family […]