Want to learn more about the design process for Sherlock Holmes and The American Problem? Hear from L. B. Morse, scenic, lighting, and projection designer for Sherlock Holmes and The American Problem and 2013’s The Hound of the Baskervilles. Interview conducted by Artistic Casting Intern, Michael Myers. Michael Myers: How are your designs for this production building on the work you did for The Hound of the Baskervilles? L.B. Morse: We wanted ...

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Take a look behind-the-scenes of our 2016 Party in the Wings, hosted by Seattle Rep’s CLUB 20/30. Party in the Wings (#PITW) is a special event created for theatre-goers in their 20s and 30s. Photography by Seattle Met‘s The Met Pages and Phototainment. Special thanks to our sponsors Seattle Met and KPMG, and a special shout-out to City Catering, Metropolitan Market, and Street Treats.

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The following post was written by Education Intern Sarah Menke. Before my internship at Seattle Repertory Theatre, I had read two works by August Wilson: his most famous play, Fences, and his address at the 1996 Theatre Communications Group National Conference entitled, “The Ground on Which I Stand.”  I read both of these pieces in college; if you were to ask me in high school who August Wilson was, I would not have been able to tell you. That...

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Take a look at a few snapshots of Seattle Rep’s 2016 Gala! Photography by Phototainment. See more photos at Seattle Met’s The Met Pages.

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The following post was written by Literary Intern Maggie Rogers.  My name is Maggie Rogers I am 24 years-old I am becoming a professional director This is not the end This is the pain-staking middle I am currently the Literary Intern at Seattle Rep and was presented with the amazing opportunity to assistant direct brownsville song (b-side for tray) alongside director Juliette Carrillo. Before I give my top five tips for assistant directing, I ...

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An Interview with Playwright Kimber Lee This interview with Kimber Lee, playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray), was conducted by Seattle Rep’s Literary Director, Kristin Leahey. Kristin: What’s your connection with Seattle? Kimber: I was an actor here for a long time, and though I haven’t lived in Seattle since 2007, it still feels like my home city. Kristin: As a writer, your passion for your characters, their rela...

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Researching the issues within Luna Gale has sparked many questions about the history behind the U.S. foster care system. What historic factors contributed to the creation of an agency whose sole purpose is to find placements for children who cannot stay with their biological parents? Who may have been the key players in the creation of this agency, and what contributed to kids not being able to stay with their parents? The timeline below may h...

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Sherlock Holmes: Storytelling Through Design

Want to learn more about the design process for Sherlock Holmes and The American Problem? Hear from L. B. Morse, scenic, lighting, and projection designer for Sherlock Holmes and The American Problem and 2013’s The Hound of the Baskervilles. Interview conducted by Artistic Casting Intern, Michael Myers. Michael Myers: How are your designs for this production building on the work you did for The Hound of the Baskervilles? L.B. Morse: ...

Photo Blog: Party in the Wings 2016
2015-2016 Season , Featured / May 18, 2016

Take a look behind-the-scenes of our 2016 Party in the Wings, hosted by Seattle Rep’s CLUB 20/30. Party in the Wings (#PITW) is a special event created for theatre-goers in their 20s and 30s. Photography by Seattle Met‘s The Met Pages and Phototainment. Special thanks to our sponsors Seattle Met and KPMG, and a special shout-out to City Catering, Metropolitan Market, and Street Treats.

August Wilson Monologue Competition: Truth and Empathy

The following post was written by Education Intern Sarah Menke. Before my internship at Seattle Repertory Theatre, I had read two works by August Wilson: his most famous play, Fences, and his address at the 1996 Theatre Communications Group National Conference entitled, “The Ground on Which I Stand.”  I read both of these pieces in college; if you were to ask me in high school who August Wilson was, I would not have been able to tell...

Intern-view: Five Things You Should Know about Being an Assistant Director

The following post was written by Literary Intern Maggie Rogers.  My name is Maggie Rogers I am 24 years-old I am becoming a professional director This is not the end This is the pain-staking middle I am currently the Literary Intern at Seattle Rep and was presented with the amazing opportunity to assistant direct brownsville song (b-side for tray) alongside director Juliette Carrillo. Before I give my top five tips for assistant dir...

Interview with Kimber Lee, Playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray)

An Interview with Playwright Kimber Lee This interview with Kimber Lee, playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray), was conducted by Seattle Rep’s Literary Director, Kristin Leahey. Kristin: What’s your connection with Seattle? Kimber: I was an actor here for a long time, and though I haven’t lived in Seattle since 2007, it still feels like my home city. Kristin: As a writer, your passion for your characters, ...