Wow! A BIG thank you to the 192 donors who contributed during GiveBIG on Wednesday, May 14. You helped raise an extraordinary $25,295 for Seattle Shakespeare Company. PLUS, The Seattle Foundation will be kicking a couple thousand more in stretch pool funds, so the total will impact will be even bigger! Your support will bring classical […]
Soccer stars, stilt walkers, singing radio reporters, and the worst girlfriend in the world. They were all part of the magical evening that was Bill’s Bash on Monday, May 6, and it was a smashing success. Bill’s Bash is Seattle Shakespeare Company’s annual auction event to support the theatre’s many programs in town and across […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Bollingbroke, Don Pedro, Brutus, Autolycus, Petruchio, Don Armado. This is just a partial list of the characters that David Quicksall has played for Seattle Shakespeare Company. It’s quite a wide range, and David has directed our productions of The Tempest and Coriolanus. He’s returning to a favorite role, Petruchio, in our revival of the Wooden […]
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, […]