After closing out the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2013-2014 season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced that the company ended the year in the black with revenues of $1.6 million, a record high for the company. This is the 13th straight year that the company has ended the year with a positive fund balance. “In […]
Starting with our production of “Richard II” and continuing on with our Spring production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Seattle Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Walla Walla are embarking on a partnership to bring professional classical theatre productions to Eastern Washington. “I’m thrilled that we’ll be returning to Walla Walla with our indoor productions,” […]
Although she’s played enough of them on our stage, Brenda Joyner is no damsel in distress. She’s a huge Seattle Sounders fan and admits to eating popcorn almost every day. Growing up in Anchorage, Alaska, she had designs on being a ventriloquist and asked for a Howdy Doody doll for Christmas. “I was immediately terrified […]
Even though he’s playing the title character in “Richard II,” it was the role of Bolingbroke that George Mount coveted. Now that he’s deeper into the part, George sees that Richard is closer to Hamlet and Lear in his existential journey. Listen to George talk about the challenges and rewards of taking on the […]
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Rehearsals for Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of “Richard II” began on December 10 in the rehearsal rooms at Seattle Children’s Theatre. Director Rosa Joshi, her designers, a cast of 16 actors, the staff and invited guests gathered to hear about plans for the production. Here’s a look at what’s in store for January’s production of […]
Here’s your chance to do a little compare and contrast. On Dec. 10, 12 and 14 SIFF Cinema will present screenings of the RSC production of “Richard II” with David Tenant (any “Dr. Who” fans out there?). In January Seattle Shakespeare Company is performing “Richard II” at the Center Theatre. At what other time in […]
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 […]