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The Real Inspector Hound | Oct 16-27 | Jones Playhouse

The Real Inspector Hound
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Desdemona Chiang, MFA '09 
October 16-27
Jones Playhouse

We are thrilled to welcome back UW alumna director Desdemona Chiang as she takes on Tom Stoppard's hilarious1968 play-within-a-play. Since graduating in 2009, Desdemona founded the critically acclaimed Azeotrope theatre in Seattle and is currently the Associate Artistic Director of Impact Theatre in Berkeley.

The Real Inspector Hound is an Agatha Christie-style murder-mystery set at an isolated country...

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Pussy Riot

For the second season of our Performing Arts Lecture Series, professors from the School of Drama and Ethnomusicology consider the weaponization of performance across genre and media.

There are two lectures remaining in the series. Join us on Tuesday, October 15 as School of Drama's new Associate Professor Scott Magelssen explores protest theatre and environmental activism.

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"Jocelyn Maher deftly portrays Dolores Price, the suffering heroine of Wally Lamb’s novel “She’s Come Undone,” adapted for the stage at Book-It Repertory Theatre in Seattle."  Read the full review in The Seattle Times.

Our very own Valerie-Curtis Newton and Deborah Trout were interviewed along with faculty from the the School of Arts, the School of Music, and DXARTS.  Read their thoughts about the role of art in research in Columns: The University of Washington Alumni Magazine.

Watch this video lecture by School of Drama faculty member Valerie Curtis-Newton.

Barry Witham answers questions about his new book, A Sustainable Theatre: Jasper Deeter at Hedgerow, in this UW Today article.

See the full story at Azeotrope's website.

Read more about their contributions to the musical Stu for Silverton premiering at the Intiman Theatre Festival in The Seattle Times.

Bahar Karlidag

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides grants to hundreds of foreign scholars from over 95 countries to lecture and/or conduct postdoctoral research at universities across the country. It is just one part of the Fulbright Program established in 1946 to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.”

Bahar Karlıdağ comes to the University of Washington from Turkey to pursue research on the British left theatre. Jacek Mikolajcvyk has focused on Musical Theatre in Poland...

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Photo from Henry Art Museum, hankblog

"A friends insistence that he take a trip to an unlikely destination led Mark Jenkins to write a play. The friend was Don Fels, an artist who works all around the world doing collaborations with other artists. The destination was Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where Jenkins met the subjects of his play."

by Nancy Wick. Read the complete story in UW Today, November 1, 2011.