Theatre I Saw in 2015

*Denotes That I was Involved in the Production in Some Way

January 2015

6 – Four Story House 1

7 – Cut by Holly Arsenault – a reading 2

16/17 – 14/48 Kamikaze* 3, 4

19 – World Builders by Johanna Adams – a Pipeline reading 5

22- Three Sisters @ ACT, Seagull Project 6

23 – 4th Grade presents an Unnamed Love-Suicide @ GLT 7

25 – The Pleasure & Sorrow of Your Company by Stacy Flood – a reading 8

29 – Dumpsite by Julia Nardin – a reading 9

31 – Measure for Measure directed by Desdemona Chaing @ Seattle Shakes 10

February

1 – The Superbowl.

4 – Natural @ Annex Theatre 11

6 – Our Town @ Strawshop, 12th Avenue Arts [my first time!] 12

7 – Secretaries @ Theater Schmeater 13

8 – 4000 Miles @ ArtsWest 14

10 – Bully by Beth Peterson – a reading* [Northwest Playwrights Alliance] 15

11 – Dear Elizabeth @ Seattle Rep 16

18 – The Explorer’s Club @ Taproot Theatre 17

19 – Zapoi @ Annex Theatre 18

26 – Voyage for Madmen @ West of Lenin 19

28 – 14/48 20

March

5/6 – Young Playwright’s Festival @ ACT* 21, 22

7 – Voyage for Madmen @ WofL [again]/ Schmogasborg 23

9 – Blood/Water/Paint @ Live Girls Theatre [TOJ] 24

11 – The Comparables @ Seattle Rep 25

12 – WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION ABOUT THE HERERO OF NAMIBIA, FORMERLY KNOWN AS SOUTHWEST AFRICA, FROM THE GERMAN SUDWESTAFRIKA, BETWEEN THE YEARS 1884-1915 @ Pony World Theatre 26

16 – Chinglish @ Arts West 27

21 – Tartuffe directed by Makaela Pollock @ Seattle Shakespeare 28

27 – Slowgirl by Greg Pierce @ Seattle Public Theater 29

29 – Macbeth – Directed by Annie Lareau @ Seattle Shakespeare 30

April

2 – The Most Deserving by Catherine Trieschmann @ Theater Schmeater 31

3 – Best of Enemies by Mark St. Germain @ Taproot Theater 32

14 – The Summer House [a readying] @ Forward Flux 33

17 – Macbeth [again] @ Seattle Shakespeare Tour

18 – Live! From the Last Night of My Life. by Wayne Rawley @ Theatre22 34

24 – Bunnies – by Keiko Green @ Annex Theatre 35

25 – Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum @ SMT 36

27 – Lizard Boy @ Seattle Rep 37

May

1 – Othello directed by John Langs @ Seattle Shakespeare 38

7 – Bunnies @ Annex Theatre [Repeat]

8 – and, and, and, Isabella Bootlegs @ Macha Monkey 39

9 – The Feast @ MAP Theatre 40

10 – Chalk Garden [a reading]* @ Endangered Species Project 41

23 – Don Nordo del Midwest @ Cafe Nordo  42

June

5 – SOAPfest @ West of Lenin 43

6 – Quickies @ Live Girls! Theater 44

7 – SOAPfest [Repeat] @ West of Lenin 45

9 – A Beautiful Province [a reading] @ Forward Flux 46

12 – DIRTY @ WET/ACT 47

18 – Slaughterhouse 5 @ Book It 48

19 – Made of These [a reading] by Courtney Meaker @ SeattleRep 49

20 – DUMP SITE @ Seattle Immersive Theatre 50

July

11 – Journey of the Bell @ 14/48 Projects* 51

12 – As You Like It @ Wooden-O 52

16 – Cymbeline @ Island Stage Left 53

25 – Gilgamesh @ Theater Schmeater 54

26 – Orpheus Descending @ Intiman Festival 55

29 – La Esposa del Diablo [a reading] @ T22* 56

August

1 – Wizzer PIzzer @ T22 57

4 – Zig Zag Festival Day 1 @ Annex Theatre* 58

5 – Zig Zag Festival Day 2 @ Annex Theatre* 59

6 – Play @ Shaking the Tree [Portland] 60

17 – Schmograsborg @ West of Lenin 61

20 – Is She Dead Yet? @ Annex Theatre 62

21 – 14/48:Nordo 63

27 – 14/48:Nordo* 64

29 – 14/48: Nordo Late Night 65

September

18 – Knocking Bird @ Umbrella Project/WofL 66

20 – Bohemia @ Cafe Nordo 67

24 – Children’s Hour @ Intiman Festival 68

25 – Art of Bad Men @ MAP Theatre 69

28 – For Christmas [reading] @ Solo Bar* 70

30 – Green Whales @ Forward Flux 71

30 – Still Life @ Forward Flux 72

October

2 – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love @ Book It 73

8 – Memorandum @ Strawshop 74

9 – Panel Jumper LIVE @ West of Lenin 75

15 – Sauced @ Cafe Nordo 76

16 – Art of Badmen @ MAP Theatre [Again]

23 – Seven Minutes in Heaven @ Pocket 77

27 – Romeo Chang [a reading] @ Forward Flux 78

31 – Water by the Spoonful @ T22 79

November

4 – Glas Nocturne @ Akropolis 80

7 – Dragon Lady @ Pocket 81

13 – Dimension Force @ SPT* 82

December

4 – SnowGlobed @ Playing in Progress* 83

4 – For Christmas @ Playing in Progress* 84

10 – Christmastown @ SPT 85

Assistant Directing Titus Andronicus.

  
The relationship of Lavinia & Tamora is often regarded as the Virgin & the Whore. Today, I think, this does women a disservice. They are both so much more than that. What their relationship comes down to, to me, is an extreme view of woman on woman violence. Lavinia asks Tamora to kill her rather than let her sons rape her, demanding, woman to woman, to save her from a future that she believes is worse than death. This is the most extreme situation. A woman having control over another woman’s rape. But it leads me to ask questions about how & why, women hurt other women outside of this extreme. Slut shaming comes to the forefront in these ponderings. Owning our bodies but shaming other women for owning theirs. With women having so small a speaking role in Titus Andronicus, Lavinia being literally silenced… I am continually drawn back to what these two women mean to each other, to the world they’re in, & what they have to say today. More to come.

The Journey of the Bell opening this Weekend!

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Opening this weekend at the Seattle Outdoor Theatre Festival!

I play Ida, one of a pair of young friends who separate in hopes of finding the origin of the Bell before the other. Learning Hans Christen Anderson inspired lessons along the way. A play for the kids [adult friendly!]. There will be water balloons.

JOIN US!

Lady Playwrights + Lady Directors = Annex Theatre’s: Zig Zag Festival

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“Women are 51% of the population, but women playwrights write less than 15% of the productions on Broadway. That won’t change overnight, but here’s a start: Six playwrights-all young, all female-collaborate on an evening of short works. Each will write one play, direct another, and provide an outside eye for a third. Add a set of constraints and an ensemble cast and see what combusts!”

– Annex Theatre

And I am one of the lucky actors chosen to help bring these plays to life!

Come see us August 4-19, Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 8pm.

14/48: MixTape

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The 14/48 Projects present four evenings of remounts of plays written for 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theatre Festival. I had an amazing time playing on Friday with Pilar O’Connell, Alyssa Keene, & Hattie Andres – directed by Tyrone Brown.

There are two more nights of director curated plays coming up on Friday & Saturday. I sadly can’t be there but hope you can!

14/48 brings our community together in a way nothing else does and the work created there is something special. Check it out!

Exactly What You Would Do – By Scotto Moore 10645026_10153064137059145_4853307183061306280_n

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Vendetta Operetta by Celene Ramadan

2015…

It has arrived. Which can only mean that SnowGlobed [4.0] has come & gone. Check out http://www.playinginprogress.com for full details on our successful run at theater schmeater.

2015 has brought me a couple of great PR/Social Media Marketing gigs. Including consulting with Strawberry Theatre Workshop & their production of OUR TOWN. And full on marketing for Ponyworld’s NW Premiere of “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915.” by Jackie Sibblies Drury. A production I am very excited to get people to come and see, and more importantly talk about afterwards.

I am also very excited to announce that I will be directing for ACT’s Young Playwright’s Program [YPP] this year. I will be helping a middle school student develop her play to be presented in the festival this March. I have really missed my arts ed work and I am very excited to have this opportunity to get back to it.

After that…
Well.
There is always more to come…