A synopsis of Shakespeare’s rarely performed classic.
Celebrating its 9th year of bringing Shakespeare’s plays to communities across Washington Stage, Seattle Shakespeare Company is thrilled to announce the cast for its 2018 touring productions of Romeo and Juliet and a bilingual production of Twelfth Night.
Goofing it up in grand style, the cast of The Government Inspector are hard at working piling on the funny!
With great comic lines and absurd situations, it’s the play we all need now more than ever and it takes the stage Oct. 24 at the Center Theatre.
Wacky characters, quirky dialogue and extravagant physicality, The Government inspector will have you giggling and guffawing. Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation takes the jokes of Gogols original Russian farce and dials it up to 11. Not familiar with Nikolai Gogol? Neither were we, but we’re sure glad to know him now….let us introduce you.
Seattle Shakespeare Company presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of The Government Inspector directed by Allison Narver October 24-November 19, 2017 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.
The full cast of our Russian farce, The Government Inspector, has been assembled. And what a bunch clowns (and we mean that in the best way!) Director Allison Narver makes her Seattle Shakespeare Company directing debut with Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s hilarious tale of bureaucracy and buffoonery in a small Russian village.
Scheming and battling, the Julius Caesar company is hard at work in the rehearsal hall. Join them when they take the stage Sept. 13 – Oct 1.
Do you know the difference between Republic and Empire? How to tie a toga? We’ll help you get you into a Roman frame of mind for our upcoming production of Julius Caesar with a few resources and recommendations to check out before you come see the show.
From ancient Rome to a modern day martial arts dojo to an all-female production, Seattle Shakespeare Company has presented Julius Caesar in a number of different ways. Take a look at Seattle Shakespeare Company’s productions of Julius Caesar through the years.
The most Roman of Shakespeare’s Roman plays, Julius Caesar is a ghost story, a murder mystery, and a political thriller all wrapped up in a taut package of 16 scenes. Studying the play in school is different than seeing in live. We’ve dug up some juicy morsels about the play that you may not have learned in the classroom.