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 […]
From the clown Touchstone in As You Like It to Prince Hamlet, Darragh Kennan has become known as an actor with a facility for Shakespeare’s language and a versatility to handle whatever role is tossed at him. Much of that comes from the 10 years he spent at American Players Theatre in Wisconsin where he […]
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 […]
Keith Dahlgren has been a part of the Seattle theatre community since 1978. When he’s not on stage, he’s Managing Director at Seattle Public Theatre. It turns out the acting bug didn’t really fully bite until he was studying at Whitman College in Walla Walla when he walked into their theatre facility for the first […]
Actor Keith Dahlgren plays Duke Senior in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2012 production of As You Like It and talks about why he enjoys acting in a Shakespeare play.
In As You Like It, Shakespeare created one of the great female friendships in theatre: Rosalind and Celia. There’s no other relationship like it in the canon. And for the game of romance in the woods, Celia is kind of Rosalind’s wingman. In Seattle Shakespeare Company’s actress Rebecca Olson plays Celia and shares her thoughts […]
Nathan moved from Seattle to Los Angeles about 5 years ago but is back to play Orlando in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of As You Like It. It’s a part he knows well as he played the role in the parks for Wooden O. As the son of missionary parents, Nathan grew up as a […]
Although this video is from three years ago, the sentiment still rings true today. Hana Lass plays Rosalind in our production of As You Like It, but she played Ariel in The Tempest for us in 2009. Listen to what she has to say about why she loves performing Shakespeare.
George Mount, who directs Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2012 production of As You Like It says that the play is about finding a sense of family in an isolated world. Listen to some of George’s other thoughts on the play as he talks with the cast, crew and assembled guests at the first rehearsal for the […]