Photo Flash: Alice Ripley and Keaton Whittaker in Squigs' CARRIE Caricature for Balagan Theatre
Balagan Theatre and Artistic Director Louis Hobson's high-profile production of CARRIE the musical closed Saturday, but will live on in an original Squigs caricature featuring Tony Award winner Alice Ripley, Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music), Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked), Larissa Schmitz, Kody Bringman, Tessa Archer and Andrew Brewer (Cougar, the Musical). Scroll down for a look at the artwork!
The award-winning Balagan Theatre, featured last week in the New York Times, has quickly become a nationally recognized regional company known for presenting exciting local theatre with national reach, and featuring Seattle's finest artists alongside some of Broadway's best and brightest.
Balagan Theatre produces outstanding theatre at an outstanding price, to raise up the next generation of artists, audiences, and artistic work. From award-winning shows like Spring Awakening and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog to "Best of the Year" productions likeAvenue Q and August: Osage County, Balagan is known for harnessing the immense talent of local artists to produce highly acclaimed theatre at a highly accessible price. Our New Works program expands on this mission by providing a creative home for cultivating new musicals that will attract and engage the next generation of theatre artists and audiences.
This winter, Balagan will present a double-header holiday premiere event, A Very Merry (Unauthorized) Scientology Pageant andThankskilling the Musical (November 22-December 21), followed by Jerry Springer: The Opera (January 10-26, 2014, co-production with Seattle Theatre Group), and the Cobain-meets-Chekhov musical play, Nirvanov (March 6-22, 2014, co-presented with ACT Theatre) to close the mainstage season. For more information, to donate, or to buy tickets, visit balagantheatre.org.