For the six actors in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s tour of Romeo and Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew, it’s a joy and privilege to perform for more than 16,000 students.
News About The Taming of the Shrew
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s adaptations of The Taming of the Shrew and Romeo and Juliet will reach thousands of children in schools and theatres across Washington State.
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. […]
Does the mullet make the man? In the case of Grumio, for actor David S. Hogan, the mullet hat was a key ingredient to finding his character. David grew so attached to the costume piece when he appeared in our 2009 Wooden O production of The Taming of the Shrew, that he took it with […]
“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, […]
Returning to a role can be like seeing an old friend. There are things that you know and remember, but some time has gone by and there are also some new things to discover. Actor David Quicksall is returning to the role of Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew and he couldn’t be happier […]
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, […]
It’s basketball tournament time and the brackets are out, so we have decided to create a little competition of our own. It’s your chance to cheer on and vote for your favorite characters from the plays in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s current season. Each play will have an ultimate winner who will go up against the […]
If you’re in the men’s dressing room at Seattle Shakespeare Company, you’ll know which place by the mirror is David Quicksall’s since it’ll have a GI Joe lunchbox nearby. “I was a furious GI Joe player when I was a kid,” said Quicksall who plays Don Armado in Love’s Labour’s Lost and will reprise his […]