Hermia, Perdita, Olivia, Desdemona, Ophelia, Hero, Lavinia. You’d be hard pressed to find another young actress who has tackled so many of Shakespeare’s female roles…all before age 30. And yet, actress Brenda Joyner is still learning what she loves about performing Shakespeare. Turn on the sound and listen as Brenda shares what she loves about […]
Shakespeare has been a companion for George Mount for most of his adult life. Whether as an actor, a director, or a producer, George has spent a lot of time thinking about Shakespeare’s plays and how to best approach them. He’s had the fortune to play many of the roles he always wanted to play, […]
Matt Shimkus was first introduced to Seattle Shakespeare Company audiences when he played Demetrius in our 2008 Wooden O production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the parks. Whether it was playing a Russian mobster in “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” or being part of that devious duo Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in “Hamlet,” he’s always […]
With Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Wooden O production of Henry V, actor David S. Hogan steps into a role he’s desired to do for quite some time. He appeared in our 2010 production of the play, but in the supporting role of Bedford. Now he’s finding out what it means to wear the crown as King […]
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 was a trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and, oddly enough, a production of Love’s Labour’s Lost that got Allan Armstrong hooked on theatre and Shakespeare. That was over 20 years ago. He made his Seattle Shakespeare Company debut in our 2005 production of Love’s Labour’s Lost and has been frequently seen on our […]
From Iago to Andrew Aguecheek to Orestes to Touchstone to Hamlet, Darragh Kennan has created some indelible characters on our stage. Once again he’s adding his unique touch to the character of King Leontes in The Winter’s Tale. Turn up the sound on your computer and listen to this slide show presentation on why Darragh […]
Can you believe it’s been nearly 5 years since Hans Altwies last appeared in one of our indoor shows at Seattle Shakespeare Company? He’s been a busy guy, but we’re glad to have him back playing the role of Antony in Antony and Cleopatra. Turn on the sound and listen to this slide show presentation […]
Actor Keith Dahlgren plays Duke Senior in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 2012 production of As You Like It and talks about why he enjoys acting in a Shakespeare play.
Although this video is from three years ago, the sentiment still rings true today. Hana Lass plays Rosalind in our production of As You Like It, but she played Ariel in The Tempest for us in 2009. Listen to what she has to say about why she loves performing Shakespeare.