Seattle Shakespeare Company News

Flash Sale! – Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday


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

Bill's Bash

  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, […]

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


  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

Season Image

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”


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

Path with Art - Shakespeare Troupe

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 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

Tartuffe at a Glance

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


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 […]