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Jean Smart

Check ot this fantastic The A.V. Club interview with School of Drama alum Jean Smart (BFA '74), who stars in the new FX sci-fi fantasy, Legion.

From The A.V. Club; 

"Jean Smart has been a television staple since she was a member of the original cast of hit CBS sitcom Designing Women...

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As You Like It Lobby Talk

Green World in Technicolor

In the second of our Sunday Lobby Talks series, UW Drama PhD candidate Guillaume Tourniaire will discuss Northrup Frye’s Green World concept as it relates to Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Jordan Harrison’s Maple & Vine. Both productions share a fascination with idealized versions of 1950s America. What is it about this particular fantasy that’s so resonant right now? How does Shakespeare deploy the concept of wild escape in As You Like It? And what happens if the dream world turns out to be an illusion?...

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Pictured: Sarah Winsor in Scary Mary and the Nightmare Nine. Photo by Joe Iano.

Lenne Klingaman (PATP '07) will play Jean Louise Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, running February 14th-March 5th...

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Poster for UTS' Medea

UTS opens its fourth show of the season in a little over a week. Come check out this new adaptation of Euripides' classic tale of love and loss by UW Professor of Classics, Ruby Blondell.

Foreigner. Woman. Outsider. When Medea abandons her father's house and leaves her homeland, she does so urged on by her love for Jason and his oaths of loyalty to her. When those oaths prove false, love turns to hatred and married bliss turns to bloody revenge. This is the story of what happens when an extraordinary woman finds herself forced to take action against a system which...

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Dry Powder Flier

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' ...

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Jonathan Shue as Amiens in As You Like It

Join us for our As You Like It UW club dinner on Friday, February 17th from 5:00pm-7:00pm

With live music by cast members, a special presentation about the play, and a specially curated menu by the UW Club, this dinner will further enhance your As You Like Itexperience.

Reservations can be made by calling the UW Club at 206-543-0437. Please note that tickets...

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Porscha Shaw and Allen Miller in As You Like It. Photo by Isabel Le.

We had a wonderful first weekend of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by School of Drama Associate Professor Jeffrey Fracé. Come experience this wistful, sci-fi, and rocking world of one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.

"Think you've seen Shakespeare? UW Drama flips it on its head! Their production of As You Like It is a must-see!" - Audience comment

Make sure to grab your tickets soon! These puppies are selling like hotcakes!

As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
directed by Jeffrey Fracé
Through February 19th

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Production Photo from The Liar

Gregg Henry (BFA '75) did an interview with Columns Magazine about his portayl of Hollis Doyle on ABC's Scandal. Read it here! 

Spencer Hamp (BA '14), Mark Jenkins (UW Faculty), Hannah Victoria Franklin (PATP '09), Tyler Polumsky (BA '08) and Hannah Ruwe (BA '14) are appearing in the The Cherry...

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 Ben Gonio (PATP '05) as George Bailey in Theatre Anonymous' It's a Wonderful Life. Photo by Joe Iano.

Mike Jones (BA '10) just finished principal photography on his fist short film, "The Great Outdoors." 

Barzin Akhavan (PATP '07) will be performing in the world premier of A Thousand Splendid Suns at the Actors Conservatory Theater in San Francisco in February 2017.

Shaudi Vahdat (BA '12) will be appearing in Washington...

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In 2017 we are continuing our dedication to producing bold, meaningful work and creating a creative and collaborative environment. 

Maple and Vine - January 17-29th at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse
Katha and Ryu have become allergic to their 21st century lives. After they meet a charismatic man from a community of 1950's re-enactors, they forsake cell phones and sushi for cigarettes and Tupperware parties. In this compulsively authentic world, Katha and Ryu...

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