This is Emily’s first Wooden O role and she is thrilled to be here. Previously, Emily has played Sylvia in “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” Roxane in “Cyrano de Bergerac,” and Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet,” all for Seattle Shakespeare Company. Most recently, Emily was seen as Donny in “The Cryptogram” at Seattle Public Theater. Emily is proud to have played Candy for Book-It Repertory Theatre’s Gregory Award winning production of “The Cider House Rules; Parts 1 & 2.” Next up, Emily will play Anna in “Anna Karenina” for Book-It Repertory Theatre.
Matthew is so thankful to be making his Wooden O debut with such a hiliarious cast! Since moving to Seattle in 2008, Matthew has worked with many companies around the Pudget Sound area such as: SecondStory Repertory, GreenStage, Sound Theatre Company, Book-It All Over, and Stone Soup Theatre. Matthew would like to thank his friends and family for their love and support through his theatre adventures and of course his beautiful and talented lady, Amelia! Thank you and enjoy the show!!!
Jim’s last Wooden O experience was “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as Theseus/Oberon. Last year Jim was seen at the Seattle Repertory Theatre as Slim in “Of Mice and Men,” The 5th Avenue Theatre as Branagan in “Guys and Dolls,” and at the Book-It Repertory Theatre as Norm in “Border Songs.” Other favorite shows include “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Village Theatre as Atticus Finch and “Requiem For A Heavyweight” at Theater Schmeater as Mountain McClintock. Jim is married to actor/director Kelly Kitchens.
Is so happy to be making his Seattle debut with Seattle Shakespeare Company! Previous work includes “Macbeth,” “Les Miserables,” and “Curtains” with PCPA Theatrefest; “The Music Man,” “Richard III,” “The Green Show” with Utah Shakespeare Festival. Most recently The Chairman in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” with Cornish College of the Arts. Education: PCPA class of 2010, Cornish College of the Arts, class of 2013.
Emily makes her Wooden O debut with this production. She previously performed with Seattle Shakespeare Company in “The Servant of Two Masters.” Most recently she was seen in “This Wide Night” directed by Sheila Daniels at Seattle Public Theater and Keri Healy’s new play “Torso” at Printer’s Devil Theatre. She has performed with Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Washington Ensemble Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Ian Bell’s Seattle Confidential at ACT Theatre, and Seattle Repertory Theatre where she will be in “Pullman Porter Blues” this fall. She is a graduate of Cornish College.