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Alumni Work in Seattle: Dry Powder and Bring Down the House

Submitted by Bobbin Ramsey on February 15, 2017 - 2:49pm

Our Seattle-based alums are keeping busy! Check out these two awesome opportunities to see their work below! 

UW Night at the Seattle Rep's Dry Powder 

Join us on March 31st for a special evening at the Seattle Repertory Theatre to see Sarah Burgess' Dry Powder, directed by UW School of Drama alumna and Seattle Repertory Theatre Associate Artistic Director,  Marya Sea Kaminski. Marya, who directed our production of Iphigenia and Other Daughters in the fall, will be making her Seattle Rep directorial debut with this "razor-sharp play about the price of success in our modern American economy."

Please join us on Friday, March 31st to celebrate Marya's work andattend the production for only $15. At 6:30pm we will be hosting a pre-show reception in the Benjamin Moore Spirits lounge with snacks and cash bar. Then, join us for the performance at 7:30pm in the Leo K. Theatre, followed by a post-show talkback with Marya. 

To purchase your $15 tickets, you can call Roland Carette-Meyers at 206-787-1435 and use the code "UW DRY POWDER" or by visiting THIS LINK to reserve your tickets. This discount is only available for March 31st. Be sure to grab yours soon; we have a limited number of seats available at this price! 


Discount Tickets for Seattle Shakespeare Company's Bring Down the House! 

By now you must have heard about Bring Down the House, the two-part epic adaptation ofHenry VI with an all-female cast currently running at Seattle Shakespeare Company. We are proud to have so much UW talent represented in the show, including performances by Sunam Ellis (PATP '15) and Kate Sumpter (BA '10), costume design by Christine Tschirgi (MFA '07) and lighting design by Geoff Korf (faculty). 

Right now Seattle Shakespeare Company is offering an amazing deal to the UW Community. By using the code UW20 at checkout, you can purchase $20 tickets to parts I and II of Bring Down the House. Simply follow this link to purchase tickets, and use the code UW20 when checking out. This amazing ticket deal is only valid through 11:59pm onSunday, February 19th so make sure you buy your tickets soon! 

Bring Down the House Parts I and II run in repertory through March 12th at the Center Theatre in the Seattle Center Armory. The Seattle Times called the production "invigorated" and "absorbing," and said that "the large, tight, acting ensemble doesn't miss a beat." Make sure to grab your tickets soon because this show is selling out!