Roundup of reviews for shows from Annex, Seattle Shakespeare, WET and everything else! An Iliad (Seattle Repertory Theatre) – This solo show of stories from The Iliad (co-created by Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson) was recognized most for actor Hans Altwies’ strong performance. “Altwies manages his character’s mercurial turns with grace and ease—he’s an unusually Read more..
The New York Times reports that as many as 400,000 non-profit organizations will lose their tax status due to a provision in a 2006 pension bill: The federal legislation passed in 2006 required all nonprofits to file tax forms the following year. Previously, only organizations with revenues of $25,000 or more — or the vast Read more..
A few hot topics on the local theatre sites.. Pay For Play: KING 5 Takes Money In Exchange For Editorial Content Brendan Kiley of The Stranger on the potentially misleading nature of “arts coverage” on local television. Arts organizations in Seattle have complained for years about waning TV coverage. So earlier this year, the 5th Read more..
In 2010, the National Endowment of Arts (NEA) announced it will be awarding 44 grants and $2 million to Washington state arts organizations. Among them, Freehold and Intiman: Freehold Theatre Lab Studio SEATTLE, WA $20,000 To support an Engaged Theatre production of Julius Caesar. The production will tour to culturally underserved communities in the Seattle Read more..
It’s back! Theatre Puget Sound is proud to announce the next dates for the ever-popular Headshot Days, a chance for TPS members to have their headshots taken by industry professionals at a fraction of the cost! TPS Members: $125 gets you a 20-25 minute photo session with one of our photographers. Saturday, May 22nd 2010 Read more..
We sent a survey to the auditors of our 2010 General Auditions and received some great feedback for actors. Karen has posted the results on our forums but I will steal her thunder and post the good stuff here. • 84% of registered auditor entities completed the survey • 72% attending auditors (people) completed the Read more..
This looks helpful.. the IRS will be holding workshops specifically for small and mid-sized tax-exempt organizations May 11-13! IRS TO HOLD WORKSHOPS FOR SEATTLE AREA SMALL AND MID-SIZED TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS Seattle – The Internal Revenue Service will hold three one-day workshops in Bellevue, WA on May 11, 12, and 13 to help small and mid-sized Read more..
As you may already know, Theatre Puget Sound is planning an expansion of our highly successful Live Theatre Week festival. In an effort to build upon the momentum of that program and address the expressed needs of the larger arts community, we decided to expand our scope and build a more diverse and inclusive month-long Read more..
We received some excellent feedback from actors in this year’s General Auditions. Recently, Karen took the time to pare down the 16 pages of comments and present them in readable form. Here are some of the interesting results! • 61% response rate to the post audition survey • 54% were brand new to this General Read more..
Continuing our series of season announcements.. God of Carnage (October): The Rep begins their 2010-2011 season with a 2009 Tony Award winner by Jasmina Riza. Three Tall Women (Oct-Nov): Edward Albee’s classic. Dancing at Lughnasa (Nov-Dec): written by Brian Friel, “captures a beautiful and exuberant sliver in the lives of five sisters.” The K of Read more..