Wooden O

Auditions for Wooden O 2015 Productions

George Mount, Christopher Morson, and Kevin Bordi

Seattle Shakespeare Company will hold general auditions on Monday, February 23 from 4PM to 11PM and Monday, March 2 from 8:30AM to 4PM for its two Wooden O summer 2015 productions: As You Like It directed by Annie Lareau and Henry IV part 1 directed by George Mount. Please email casting to schedule an available slot. To solicit […]

Wrapping Up a Momentous Year

John Bradshaw and George Mount

We’ve been taking time to reflect on the year gone by and to start setting our sights on the horizon. It’s been a busy and exciting time for the company, and we are enormously proud of the achievements of the past year. When we compared our personal lists of highlights, they differed slightly, so we […]

Twelfth Night First Rehearsal

Twelfth Night First Rehearsal

Shipwrecked romantics get washed ashore in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s sparkling comedy Twelfth Night directed by Jon Kretzu at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. Rehearsals for the play started on Tuesday, September 23rd. “The play for me is so much about all the different parts of love,” said Kretzu to the crowd gathered in the […]

Casting News: Twelfth Night

Casting News Twelfth Night

  Several Seattle Shakespeare Company friends return to our stage for our fall production of “Twelfth Night” which starts performances October 21. Jon Kretzu, who staged our elegant and captivating production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” has brought back several cast members from that 2013 production The production features Allie Pratt as Viola and Jay Myers […]

2013-2014: An Outstanding Season

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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 […]

What’s in Your Wooden O Picnic Basket?

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Part of the fun for many Wooden O theater-goers is spreading out a feast on a picnic blanket to dine on the lawn before the show. We’ve seen everything from elaborate set ups with wine glasses and cloth napkins to buckets of fried chicken and a can of soda. After a mishap last summer, we […]

First Rehearsal for Wooden O 2014

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At Seattle Shakespeare Company summer officially starts with the first rehearsal for Wooden O.  This summer we’ve got our biggest casts ever — a total of 30 actors! Both “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” and our all-female “Julius Caesar” feature original music and choreography.  It’s going to be a great summer of Shakespeare.  Make your plans […]

Casting News for Wooden O

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We’re thrilled to announce our casting for this summer’s free Wooden O productions of The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Julius Caesar which start performances on Thursday, July 10. Both productions will perform in park venues throughout King County and then transfer to Walla Walla, WA as part of Shakespeare Walla Walla. David Quicksall, who […]

Leading Us Into Temptation – Artistic Director George Mount on the 2014-2015 Season

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I think the season coming up has some amazing play titles associated with and some amazing directors associated with each of those shows. And again, it’s also coming in as one of those seasons where the directors are coming at the plays from a passion point of view. The theme of the season this year […]