Dancing on the Edge of the Volcano

Jon Kretzu in rehearsal

In order to create the world of Love’s Labour’s Lost, director Jon Kretzu drew upon the music and culture of the late 1920s. He likens that period of time to being a “dreamlike period and people were living in a dream before reality sort of crashed down of them.” Listen to Jon as he talks […]

Who Won the Valentine’s Day Ticket Giveaway?

Who won the Valentine’s Day ticket giveaway to Love’s Labour’s Lost?  Well, we had over 35 entries through comments on the site, by phone, and by email.  A thank you everyone for your patience when the website was acting a little wonky and not letting folks post comments.  We tried to get it fixed as […]

Casting News: The Third Time’s the Charm

David Rollison (Dull), Dale Bowers (Sir Nathaniel) and Allan Armstrong as (Holofernes) in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2005 production of Love's Labour's Lost.

It’s not often that an actor gets more than one chance at playing a specific role, but actor Allan Armstrong is getting his third shot at playing Holofernes in our upcoming production of Love’s Labour’s Lost. And the funny thing is, the last two times he played the part it was for us–once for Wooden […]

Jon Kretzu to Direct Love’s Labours Lost

Love's Labours Lost

Director Jon Kretzu will be making his Seattle Shakespeare Company directorial debut with our 2013 production of Love’s Labours Lost.  He recently staged the Village Theatre’s It Shoulda Been You this past spring and is returning to Seattle after spending several seasons as the Associate Artistic Director at Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland.  While at […]