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

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  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

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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 […]

A Peek at “Tartuffe”

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Bring on the funny!  Rehearsals for “Tartuffe” are creating giggles, laughs, and guffaws with every scene.  Here’s your first look at the show before we move into the theatre.  

A Path to Shakespeare

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They meet in a room called “Faith” at the Recovery Café, around the corner from Cornish College of the Arts and a stone’s throw away from the offices of Amazon.com. They range in age from young adult to senior citizen. They come from women’s shelters, get referred by therapists and case workers, or sometimes a friend […]

Bluff Your Way Through the Play

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Impress your friends! Wow your neighbors! Show off your smarts! Here is a handy guide for getting up to speed on Tartuffe. Um…how do you say that? The first step in sounding like you know what you’re talking about is to say the title of the play correctly. Pronunciation: Tar-tuf Listen Um…what’s it mean? The […]

Shakespeare’s First Folio in Seattle

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Big news! One of the most famous books in history is coming to Seattle in 2016. The Folger Shakespeare Library is sending us one of Shakespeare’s First Folios as part of a national tour marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Only 233 copies exist of this first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, and […]

A Slippery, Seductive Swindler

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False gurus get their comeuppance in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Molière’s Tartuffe directed by Makaela Pollock.  Translated by Richard Wilbur, Tartuffe runs at the Center Theatre March 17-April 12, 2015. In Tartuffe Orgon’s household is under the influence of a seductive swindler named Tartuffe. This cunning con artist, masquerading as a holy man, plans […]

Bill’s Bash Event Internship

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Thank you to all of the folks who applied for our Bill’s Bash Intern position.  We are no longer accepting applications for this role.  Keep your eye out for this opportunity in spring 2016!