John Langs Named ACT’s Associate Artistic Director

John Langs directing cast of Antony and Cleopatra

Congratulations to director John Langs who has been named Associate Artistic Director at ACT Theatre. Langs is currently staging Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Antony and Cleopatra. The newly created position will support ACT’s Artistic Director Kurt Beattie in the planning and execution of their artistic programming. Langs and Beattie first worked together on Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2004 […]

Flying Into Antony and Cleopatra

Aerial Rehearsal for Antony and Cleopatra

As part of the preparation for Antony and Cleopatra, many of the cast members have to learn their way around swinging ropes and cargo nets. In order to help them out, Aerial Specialist Elizabeth Rose from Versatile Arts in Greenwood gave members of the cast lessons in climbing, hanging, swinging…and falling.

Podcast: Finding Antony and Cleopatra with Amy Thone and Hans Altwies

Antony and Cleopatra Rehearsal

Amy Thone and Hans Altwies play the two epic lovers in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Antony and Cleopatra. Ironically, the two met while performing in a Shakespeare play and have gone on to share the stage playing opposite one another quite often. Find out how they each go about finding the roles and the […]

Behind the Poster: Antony and Cleopatra

Now the full-on beauty treatment begins.

Creating an advertising image is one of the most creative, fun, and slightly nerve-racking tasks that we do in the Communications Dept. at Seattle Shakespeare Company. We usually try to get some thoughts from the director on how they’re going to stage the show, and then from there hopefully inspiration will strike. For the image […]

Theatre Around Town – Oct 5, 2012

Wow!  Seattle Shakespeare Company alums are appearing in shows all over town.  Here is a handful of productions that we’re excited about this week. Superior Donuts – now through October 21 at Seattle Public Theater.  Russ Banham (who will direct our upcoming production of A Doll’s House) staged this new play about the unlikely and […]

BLING! – Ornament Antony and Cleopatra

The wealth and majesty of Egypt is an integral part of our production of Antony and Cleopatra. You can play a part in creating that splendor by helping to adorn and ornament the actors in the show with select jewelry pieces that you get to keep after the production closes. How it works Costume designer Pete […]

John Langs Directs “The Dumb Waiter” at ACT

John Langs

John Langs, who will direct Seattle Shakespeare Company’s upcoming production of “Antony and Cleopatra” this November, is in town directing “The Dumb Waiter” at ACT as part of their Pinter Festival this summer.  And guess who’s in it?  Darragh Kennan and Charles Leggett.  Remember them?  Darragh (who just played Touchstone for us in “As You […]