Know Thyself – George Mount on the 2013-2014 Season

Artistic Director George Mount at the first rehearsal for "Much Ado About Nothing."

Before rehearsals started up for “Much Ado About Nothing,” we sat down with Artistic Director George Mount to get his thoughts on Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2013-2014 season.  “Know Thyself” is the organizing idea behind all of the play choices this year. Find out why George chose the plays he did and learn about some of […]

Kelly Kitchens on The Tempest

Kelly Directing 2

It’s hard to believe, but Kelly Kitchens, even with her deep love of Shakespeare, wasn’t all that drawn to The Tempest. Yet, it ‘s a play that kept coming back to her and asking her to explore it. “It’s a play that’s not done with me yet,” she said.  Kelly’s directing The Tempest for Wooden […]

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 […]

Podcast: First Rehearsal for As You Like It

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 […]