This past June, in anticipation of playing the role of Richard in our production of Richard III, actress Sarah Harlett took a discovery trip to England. She recorded her thoughts and observations of the monarch’s early life, the places he traveled and how there are widely differing views on this man who Shakespeare portrayed as a villain.
Seattle Shakespeare Company News
Seattle Shakespeare Company launches its 2018-2019 season with a masterclass in political intrigue, Shakespeare’s Richard III. The production is a collaboration with upstart crow collective, and features an all-female acting company. Richard III will be directed by Rosa Joshi, and previews September 12 and 13, opens September 14, and runs through October 7 at the Leo K. Theatre.
Sock It to Me! The Merry Wives of Windsor cast are laughing (and dancing!) their way through rehearsals for Shakespeare’s wacky comedy. See the show starting July 12
The family that preys together… take a look at rehearsals for our Wooden O production of King Lear. Performances start in the park on July 12.
It’s the 25th Anniversary of Wooden O and we’re thrilled for our summer park productions of King Lear and The Merry Wives of Windsor. So pick a park and start planning your picnics, because on July 12 we launch our free summer Shakespeare.
Zounds! The players forShakespeare in Love have been dancing and brawling and laughing and loving on their way to the stage. Take a look at what’s going on in the rehearsal hall for this stage adaptation of the award-winning film. See Shakespeare in Love at the Cornish Playhouse May 2-June 3, 2018.
You may be familiar with the film, but there was a lot going on in Elizabethan England that plays a part in the story of Shakespeare in Love. Learn about the actual individuals and history behind this fictional romance.
Seattle Shakespeare Company closes its 2017-2018 season with Shakespeare in Love, the delightful new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s Academy Award-winning film. This warm and witty romantic comedy will be helmed by Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director George Mount.
Seattle Shakespeare Company announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare in Love, the final production in the company’s 2017-2018 season. The stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love is based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard.
We’re brushing up on our Shakespeare trivia to prepare for The Merchant of Venice. We’ve collected some facts for you to astound your friends and impress your theatre-going companions with.