Much Ado About Nothing

2013-2014: An Outstanding Season

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 […]

Bright Spots of 2013

At Seattle Shakespeare Company, we start our staff meetings by sharing Bright Spots that have happened to us in the week. These are triumphant moments, both big and small, that acknowledge the positive aspects of our jobs. It’s fun to share them with staff members who may not have been around to experience them directly. […]

On Playing Benedick with Matt Shimkus

Playing Benedick in “Much Ado About Nothing” has been a “Bucket List” role for Matt Shimkus since he first encountered the play when he was 13. And he didn’t have to wait as long as he thought he would have to before getting a chance at the role. Listen to what Matt likes about playing […]

Revisiting “Much Ado”

Let’s take a look back at some of the other times that Seattle Shakespeare Company has produced “Much Ado About Nothing.” Four of the actors in our current production of “Much Ado About Nothing” have previously appeared in the play when we produced it in the past. Bill Higham played Antonio in 1999, a role […]