White lightning, mountain dew, hooch,Tennessee white whiskey. We’re talking Moonshine. Yeah, it was made famous by Snuffy Smith comic strips as well as countless stereotypes of hillbillies, but did you know that we have a local distiller who makes moonshine just minutes from downtown? Seattle Shakespeare Company is partnering with 2Bar Spirits in SODO for [...]
News About The Taming of the Shrew
“Unleashed in this world” is how actress Kelly Kitchens describes Kate, the character she’s revisiting in our production of The Taming of the Shrew. Kitchens reminds us that this play isn’t just a battle between two strong wills, it’s a romantic comedy with a wedding. “Being married doesn’t mean you lose your spirit,” says Kitchens, [...]
It was a mighty battle all the way through, and the grand champion faced many formidable challengers, but the fans have spoken and Don Adriano de Armado is the winner of Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2012-2013 Character Bracket Battle. Thanks to everyone who voted and cheered their favorite on in the rounds!
Incredible! The two finalists for our Championship Round of the 2012-2013 Character Bracket Battle are…Nora and Don Armado. Nora from A Doll’s House whipped Cleopatra from Antony and Cleopatra in the final four, but it was a close race for Don Armado from Love’s Labour’s Lost against Kate from The Taming of the Shrew. Based [...]
It’s been four years Seattle Shakespeare Company produced its Wooden O trailer park version of The Taming of the Shrew and for many of the cast members, it was like having a family reunion. When we first announced that we were remounting the production this season, the cast members started sending emails to one another, [...]
The male characters were trounced last week and the ladies triumphed. In some cases it was almost no contest. The lone male contender in this battle is Don Armado. Can the fantastical Spaniard from Love’s Labour’s Lost hold his own against Kate from The Taming of the Shrew? Doubtful, she has dominated every battle she’s [...]
Now things are getting interesting! Lover against lover. Clown against clown. Friend against friend. We’re down to the last eight of your favorite characters from this season. Who’s going to make it to final four? In several of the Round 2 match ups, there was no question about who would be the winner. Nora, Kate, [...]