It’s basketball tournament time and the brackets are out, so we have decided to create a little competition of our own. It’s your chance to cheer on and vote for your favorite characters from the plays in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s current season. Each play will have an ultimate winner who will go up against the […]
News About Antony and Cleopatra
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 Iago to Andrew Aguecheek 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 King Leontes in The Winter’s Tale. Turn up the sound on your computer and listen to this slide show presentation on why Darragh […]
Husband and wife actors Amy Thone and Hans Altwies play the title roles in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Antony and Cleopatra. They were recently featured on the Seattle Channel’s Art Zone talking about how they met and how they try to balance a life in theatre with a family.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Creating an advertising image is one of the most creative, fun, and slightly nerve-racking tasks that we do in the Communications Dept. at Seattle Shakespeare Company. We usually try to get some thoughts from the director on how they’re going to stage the show, and then from there hopefully inspiration will strike. For the image […]