Casting News: Othello

Othello Casting News

Our April/May performances of Othello are still months away, but we’re thrilled to announce the actors who will join us for the production directed by John Langs. Sean Phillips and Hillary Clemens will make their Seattle Shakespeare Company debuts in the roles of Othello and Desdemona. Also making her debut in the role of Bianca […]

Wrapping Up a Momentous Year

John Bradshaw and George Mount

We’ve been taking time to reflect on the year gone by and to start setting our sights on the horizon. It’s been a busy and exciting time for the company, and we are enormously proud of the achievements of the past year. When we compared our personal lists of highlights, they differed slightly, so we […]

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 power can be a challenge to stage since it has such a cynical tone even though it is considered a comedy.  […]

Casting News: Tartuffe

Tartuffe Casting News

Get ready for some mayhem with Moliere as we will soon be welcoming a new cast to our stage for Tartuffe. Although there are still a few parts that we’re waiting to cast, we’re very excited to share director Makaela Pollock’s company with you. R. Hamilton Wright will play the wily title character Tartuffe. Wright […]

Summer Education & Site Management Internship

Wooden O Site Manager

Seattle Shakespeare Company is seeking an intern for the summer of 2015. This is an internship that is shared between two departments, so you will be spending weekdays acting as a camp counselor at our Camp Bill Shakespeare Summer Camps, and evenings and weekends acting as our site manager for our summer Wooden O outdoor […]

Measure for Measure First Rehearsal

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The old world rubs right up against contemporary views in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Measure for Measure directed by Desdemona Chiang at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. 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 […]

Great Gift Giving Discounts

SSC Holiday Wish List

Get a head start on your holiday gift giving (or get a little something for yourself). We’ve got two great discount offers on tickets to shows that you won’t want to pass by. Take $10 Off Take $10 off each ticket you purchase to “Measure for Measure,” “Tartuffe,” “Macbeth,” or “Othello” when you enter the […]

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, […]