Seeking Production Manager

Position Title:  Production Manager Reports To: Artistic Director Department: Production Seattle Shakespeare Company Mission Statement: With the plays of William Shakespeare at our core, Seattle Shakespeare Company engages our audiences, our artists, and our community in the universal human experience inherent in classic drama through the vitality, immediacy, and intimacy of live performance and dynamic […]

Creating Summer Magic

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Rehearsals for Wooden O summer 2015 began this week as the companies for As You Like It and Henry IV part 1 gathered together for a potluck dinner and to hear design presentations. Below is a transcript of Artist Director George Mount’s welcome to the company. I don’t care what the calendar says…today’s the first […]

Seeking Development Director

Position Title:            Development Director Reports To:                Managing Director Department:              Development Seattle Shakespeare Company Mission Statement: With the plays of William Shakespeare at our core, Seattle Shakespeare Company engages our audiences, our artists, and our community in the universal human experience inherent in classic drama through the vitality, immediacy, and intimacy […]

Anticipating Shakespeare’s First Folio

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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

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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

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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

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  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, […]