Casting News: Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure Casting News

Casting is nearly complete for “Measure for Measure” and the company nearly reflects the demographics of the city of Seattle. “‘Measure for Measure’ is Shakespeare’s most urban play,” said director Desdemona Chiang. “It is a play about a city. Every single scene takes place in a public place…an office, the court, a street, a brothel, […]

Twelfth Night First Rehearsal

Twelfth Night First Rehearsal

Shipwrecked romantics get washed ashore in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s sparkling comedy Twelfth Night directed by Jon Kretzu at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. Rehearsals for the play started on Tuesday, September 23rd. “The play for me is so much about all the different parts of love,” said Kretzu to the crowd gathered in the […]

Casting News: Twelfth Night

Casting News Twelfth Night

  Several Seattle Shakespeare Company friends return to our stage for our fall production of “Twelfth Night” which starts performances October 21. Jon Kretzu, who staged our elegant and captivating production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” has brought back several cast members from that 2013 production The production features Allie Pratt as Viola and Jay Myers […]

Introducing Our New Mobile App

Seattle Shakespeare Company Mobile App

Seattle Shakespeare Company Is Now at Your Fingertips Buy tickets to Seattle Shakespeare Company, explore the productions, find out what’s playing and where, make dinner reservations at nearby restaurants, and get special offers – all from your phone! Get up-to-the-minute information, including performance dates/times/locations, ticket prices, special promotions, and venue information.  Learn more about the […]

Win Tickets to “The School for Lies”

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Our friends at Sound Theatre Company are staging “The School for Lies,” a hilarious adaptation of Moliere’s “The Misanthrope”…and we’ve got three pairs of tickets to give away. The production runs at the Center Theatre August 7-24.

2013-2014: An Outstanding Season

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After closing out the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2013-2014 season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced that the company ended the year in the black with revenues of $1.6 million, a record high for the company.  This is the 13th straight year that the company has ended the year with a positive fund balance. “In […]

What’s in Your Wooden O Picnic Basket?

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Part of the fun for many Wooden O theater-goers is spreading out a feast on a picnic blanket to dine on the lawn before the show. We’ve seen everything from elaborate set ups with wine glasses and cloth napkins to buckets of fried chicken and a can of soda. After a mishap last summer, we […]

First Rehearsal for Wooden O 2014

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At Seattle Shakespeare Company summer officially starts with the first rehearsal for Wooden O.  This summer we’ve got our biggest casts ever — a total of 30 actors! Both “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” and our all-female “Julius Caesar” feature original music and choreography.  It’s going to be a great summer of Shakespeare.  Make your plans […]