Want to make it full-on Shakespeare weekend? Here’s what you’ll need to do and we’ve got some discounts to help out: Saturday On Saturday afternoon head over to SIFF for the award-winning film Caesar Must Die at the Cinema Uptown. Set in a maximum-security prison, it follows the lives of its inmates as they try [...]
Who’s hot? Cleopatra is hot. Can you name one other historical female ruler who led her people to greatness and did so with such style? Hmm…maybe Queen Elizabeth? Wealth, power, a sexy boyfriend, and Cleopatra basically lived at the beach! Here’s the truth: she was a savvy political tactician who held her own in world [...]
From Andrew Augucheek to Orestes to Touchstone to Hamlet, Darragh Kennan has created some indelible characters on our stage. Once again he’s adding his unique touch to the character of Octavius in Antony and Cleopatra. Turn up the sound on your computer and listen to this slide show presentation on why Darragh likes performing Shakespeare. [...]
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 [...]
At the Seattle Gregory Awards on Tuesday, October 29, Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Managing Director John Bradshaw received the inaugural Melissa Hines Award for Outstanding Theatre Practitioner. The award honors an individual working behind the scenes to make theatre possible. “I love this theatre community,” said a surprised Bradshaw after he was named the honoree. Seattle [...]
Can you believe it’s been nearly 5 years since Hans Altwies last appeared in one of our indoor shows at Seattle Shakespeare Company? He’s been a busy guy, but we’re glad to have him back playing the role of Antony in Antony and Cleopatra. Turn on the sound and listen to this slide show presentation [...]
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: Play in new window | Download | Embed 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 [...]