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 […]

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 […]

Quarrelling Couple Cast for “Much Ado”

Much Ado Casting

Jennifer Lee Taylor and Matt Shimkus are matched as the argumentative and amorous couple Beatrice and Benedick in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s indoor season opener “Much Ado About Nothing.” Artistic Director George Mount will stage the production set in a coastal resort area in 1953. Taylor recently played Eliza Doolittle in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of […]

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 […]