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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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Ellie Mondloch, Daphne Sage Gomez, and Jake Thomas Lemberg in a promotional shot for The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) [revised].

UTS
For the first two shows of their season the Undergraduate Theater Society turned up the comedy! They opened with Debate: An Improvised Comedy which was a long-form improv show that parodied the American presidential debate structure. Talk about timely! 

For their second production of the season, they produced The Complete Work of Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] which turned the Bard on his head. Performing all of William Shakespeare's canon in less than two hours provided for a high-energy and hilarious mash-up.  

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Annie Willis and Stanley Dang in The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G

After his wild and rollicking direction of Taylor Mac's The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, we invited Intiman Casting Director Ali el-Gasseir back this year to direct The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G by Qui Nguyen. The third installment of Nguyen's "Gook Story Trilogy," this meta-theatrical ride features Qui Nguyen as a character trying to discover the best way to tell his family's story. Swinging wildly between genres and filled with puppets, ninjas, and rap numbers, the audience was treated to a raucously good time. 

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Tatiana Pavela as Canary Mary and Bria Henderson as Hester Smith

We had our first thesis production of the year with Suzan-Lori Parks' Fucking A, directed by 3rd year MFA candidate Malika Oyetimein. This beautiful and haunting adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter told the story of Hester Smith - branded A for Abortionist - in her efforts to do whatever it takes to buy her son's freedom from prison.

The production featured live music, transformative design, and a cast made up of MFA actors, BA students, and School of Drama alumni. This powerful and poignant piece raised serious questions about...

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Porscha Shaw and Tamsen Glaser in Iphigenia and Other Daughters

We started our season with Ellen McLaughlin's poetic and transcendent adaptation, Iphigenia and Other Daughters. Helmed by Seattle Repertory Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski, this production featured the talents of graduate and BA student actors and designers. The production was described by our audience members as "beautifully staged," "thought provoking," with "powerful performances."

Playwright Ellen McLaughlin stopped by the Iphigenia rehearsal room to connect with the director and cast for the production....

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