THEATRE PUGET SOUND Position Available: Program Assistant Job Description: TPS is looking for a temporary, part-time employee to assist with upcoming programming. Principal Responsibilities: Work with TPS Deputy Director in organizing Arts Crush: Manage database of regional artists and arts organizations Communicate with organizations, artists and businesses around recruitment for and participation in the Read more..
At long last, Theatre Puget Sound is investing in a complete overhaul and redesign of our performance calendar, SeattlePerforms.com. The new website will be dynamic, easy to use, sophisticated, and interactive and it will promote our member organizations and artists like never before. Modules include the core events calendar, organization and venue directories, individual Read more..
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..
Many options for you this weekend: The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Seattle Shakespeare Company‘s modernized version of Shakespeare’s B-side was met with raves this week. “The cast did an exceptional job at uniting the extreme modernity of their new ‘world’ and the 500-year-old words of Shakespeare,” Paulina Przystupa writes on the TeenTix blog, “So much Read more..
omg, etc After a multi-week hiatus, I’m happy to announce the return of Review Friday! Completely retooled for a stronger demographic, the New Review Friday has all the hotness of the old Review Friday, with absolutely nothing changed! I hope you enjoy. Legally Blonde The Musical is in town at 5th Avenue, giving reviewers a Read more..
The plays opening last week had some “backstage” stories as well – 5th Ave brings a touring production of Intiman’s soon-to-be-ex Artistic Director Bartlett Sher and Taproot opens their doors after extensive renovation. After winning 7 Tony Awards in 2008, The South Pacific tour finally hits Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. Does it live up to Read more..
Speech & Debate at The Seattle Rep Lots of shows this week at The Seattle Rep, Balagan, Shadow & Light Theatre, Schmeater, Village, and more! The youth-centric, local-cast Speech & Debate opened last week at The Seattle Repertory Theatre. While some had issues with the light script tackling huge issues, most agreed the cast brought Read more..
Marya Sea Kaminski in "Electra" The crazy holiday season is over, and theaters are starting back up with non-Christmas shows. What better time for a greek tragedy? Electra opened at the Seattle Shakespeare Company, and the reviews are astounding. The Seattle P-I says “I’m willing to bet that in December “Electra” will remain one of Read more..
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And by that I mean Christmas is in a week. Nearly every play in town is holiday-themed, so bring a Santa hat if you’re headed out tonight. Here’s a summary of what reviewers thought of the holiday productions: 5th Avenue brought back White Christmas from their 2006 Read more..
Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everybody! The critics were all sold on Equivocation, the new play at the Seattle Repertory Theatre that was imported directly from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Jay Irwin at Broadwayworld.com was blown away, saying “wow” no more than 70 times in his 6 paragraph review. Brendan Kiley at The Stranger says “what Shakespeare Read more..