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Seattle Shakespeare Company indoor season | Oct through June

INDOOR SEASON SCHEDULE OCT 2012-JUNE 2013

2012-2013 Indoor Season

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

By William Shakespeare

Directed by John Langs

November 1-18, 2012

Performed at the Playhouse at Seattle Center

The Roman General and the Egyptian Queen. Their romance gave birth to an empire, but their fiery longing came at a price. Caught between desire and duty, Antony and Cleopatra’s love affair shook the foundations of the known world. Power politics and passion collide in Shakespeare’s captivating tragedy. Director John Langs, who staged our 2010 production of Hamlet, returns to helm this legendary and tragic affair between two charismatic leaders.

 

Pay-What-You-Will Preview          Oct. 31

Previews                                           Nov. 1

Opening Night                                  Nov. 2

Final Performance                          Nov. 18

 

 

A DOLL’S HOUSE

By Henrik Ibsen

Directed by Russ Banham

January 2-27, 2013

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

 

Darling Nora enjoys a comfortable life with her family and loves her husband Torvald above all else. So much so, that she’s risked a small lie in order to save his reputation and protect their cozy existence. When the truth worms its way out with a threat of blackmail, Nora begins to question her devotion and find herself forced into making a life-altering decision: honor her marriage or pursue her duty to herself.

 

Previews                                           Jan. 2 & 3

Opening Night                                  Jan. 4

Final Performance                          Jan. 27

 

 

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Jon Kretzu

March 13- April 7, 2013

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

 

In this exuberant romantic comedy youthful idealism gets derailed by love. The King of Navarre and his buddies have plans to immerse themselves in their studies swearing off less civilized pursuits — namely girls. After the Princess of France arrives with her ladies on a diplomatic mission, the young men’s hearts melt along with their brainy resolve. Playful pranks, witty wordplay and moony wooing give way to more serious matters that reveal the cost of real love.

 

Pay-What-You-Will                          Mar. 12

Preview                                             Mar. 13 & 14

Opening Night                                  Mar. 15

Final Performance                          Apr. 7

 

 

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Aimee Bruneau

Spring 2013

 

An indoor revival of our popular Wooden O trailer park Shrew! Brought up in a rough and forgotten corner of backwoods America, the tempestuous and sharp-tongued Kate bows down to no man. But then Petrucchio swaggers in to town with a plan to steal Kate’s guarded heart. Through bickering and brawling, their comic courtship is a no-holds-barred battle of the sexes that results in a love and understanding that neither one imagined.

 

 

All titles, dates, and artists subject to change.

 

Theatre Venues

 

Center Theatre at Seattle Center

305 Harrison Street

Seattle, WA 98109

 

Playhouse at Seattle Center

201 Mercer Street

Seattle, WA 98109

 

 

Website: www.seattleshakespeare.org

 

Box Office Phone Number: (206) 733-8222

 

Box Office Hours

Tues-Fri           1PM-6:00 PM (and one hour before curtain)

Sat/Sun           1PM-7PM*

*during selected performance weeks

 

Performance Schedule

Wednesday-Friday     7:30 PM

Saturday                     2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Sunday                        2:00 PM & 7:30

 

Single Ticket Prices

 

Preview performances

Adult                            $22

Under 25/Over 60       $22

 

Friday & Saturday Evenings

Adult                            $40

Under 25/Over 60       $30

 

Wed, Thur, Sun Mat, Sun Eve.

Adult                            $36

Under 25/Over 60       $27

 

Saturday Matinees

All seats                       $26

 

Group Rates (10 or more)

$23 - $15 (dependant on day attending and size of group)

 

 

Discount Ticket Opportunities

$10 Groundling Rush tickets are available one half hour prior to curtain to Groundling members.

 

 

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