Henry V

(L-R) Jon Lutyens, Yesenia Iglesias, Matthew Gilbert, David S. Hogan, and David Quicksall speaking the Chorus's prologue in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."

A young, untried king tests his mettle in battle against overwhelming odds. His army dispirited and outnumbered, his conscience unsure of his cause or his abilities, the young King Henry learns that leadership is far more than just being the one with the crown. July 11-August 11, 2013 By William Shakespeare Directed by George Mount […]

Theatre Around Town – Oct 5, 2012

Wow!  Seattle Shakespeare Company alums are appearing in shows all over town.  Here is a handful of productions that we’re excited about this week. Superior Donuts – now through October 21 at Seattle Public Theater.  Russ Banham (who will direct our upcoming production of A Doll’s House) staged this new play about the unlikely and […]

A Command Performance

Twelfth Night

Last night was a first for Wooden O and Seattle Shakespeare Company. The “Twelfth Night” company gave a command performance at the house Stellman Kehneel and Patricia Britton – in their backyard! Stellman was the top bidder for this unique experience at Bill’s Bash last May. Nearly 100 friends and family gathered at Stellman and […]

Twelfth Night: Cast and Crew

July 12-August 12, 2012 By William Shakespeare | Directed by Makaela Pollock DESIGN TEAM Craig B. Wollam (Scenic Designer Christine Meyers (Costume Designer) Robertson Witmer (Composer/Sound Designer) Peter Dylan O’Connor (Fight Choreographer) Marleigh Driscoll (Properties Designer) Justin Huertas (Music Captain) CAST Connor Toms (Duke Orsino) Christopher Morson (Curio) Kevin Bordi (Valentine) Emily Chisholm (Viola) Harry […]

Twelfth Night: Synopsis

Twelfth Night begins on the shore of Illyria, where Viola has survived a shipwreck but fears that her twin brother, Sebastian, has drowned. After learning about her new surroundings from the ship’s captain, Viola disguises herself as a young man and sets out to find employment from Duke Orsino. Orsino has been sending messengers to court […]

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Love has everyone unglued in Illyria. When Viola, a castaway, disguises herself as a boy to find work as Duke Orsino’s servant, she gets caught in a compromising love triangle.  Meanwhile, Olivia’s household cranks up their mischief making by tricking a stuffy steward into believing his mistress has fallen for him. This treasured comedy brims […]