Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Allison Narver

 
Allison Narver Headshot
 

 





Allison Narver News

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Center Theatre Photo BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Center Theatre
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - May 1, 2022

Every once in a while the stars will align, and magic will happen. Magic is exactly what happened on stage last night as Seattle Shakespeare presented MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. From director to cast to staging, everything worked together in perfect unison to not only tell this age old story, but to elevate it. The good folks at Seattle Shakespeare have put together a very special production that reminds us of the magic of theater and how it can bring us together.

Seattle Shakespeare Announces Plans for 2022 Season Photo Seattle Shakespeare Announces Plans for 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2021

Seattle Shakespeare Company announced plans to return to indoor performance with a series of productions.  Shakespeare: Drum and Colours, an ambitious, alternating repertory of two Shakespeare classics pared to their essence and featuring an all-POC company, will perform in late winter 2022. 

Plays Announced For 30th Anniversary At Seattle Shakespeare Photo Plays Announced For 30th Anniversary At Seattle Shakespeare
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2020

Seattle Shakespeare Company unveiled its 2020-2021 season containing several artist-initiated projects around the theme of a?oeFamily Trust.a?? Highlights include a comedy by a Shakespeare contemporary, the return of upstart crow collective to the Seattle Shakespeare stage, a 20th Century American classic, and the beloved bickering of Beatrice and Benedick.

Portland Opera Presents AN AMERICAN QUARTET: Four One-Act Operas Photo Portland Opera Presents AN AMERICAN QUARTET: Four One-Act Operas
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

Portland Opera continues the 2019/20 season with the premiere of a new production entitled An American Quartet: Four One-Act Operas. Each of these pieces, written by American composers, will be presented in the intimate black box theatre at Portland Opera's Hampton Opera Center.

Portland Opera Announces 2019/20 Season Photo Portland Opera Announces 2019/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019

Portland Opera is pleased to announce programming for the company's 56th season, which will open on October 25, 2019. The season will launch with one of the most powerful operas of all time, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, starring internationally acclaimed soprano Hiromi Omura in the title role. In February, the company will present An American Quartet: Four One-Act Operas in an intimate evening in the Hampton Opera Center's black box theatre. These one-acts feature Gian Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, Douglas Moore's Gallantry, and Lee Hoiby's Bon Appetit! The season will continue with a rare presentation of Vivaldi's opera Bajazet in March, which will be a special collaboration with the Portland Baroque Orchestra. In the spring, Portland Opera will present its annual Big Night concert and Leoncavallo's verismo masterpiece, Pagliacci. The 2019/20 season will close with the Portland Opera premiere of Jake Heggie's familial drama, Three Decembers.  

Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Presents A Seattle Summit And A Conversati Photo Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Presents A Seattle Summit And A Conversation With Director Tony Taccone
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical Union that represents over 4,000 professional stage directors and choreographers will host an all-day summit for its Members and their guests, on Monday, May 6. The day, which begins at 1:00 PM, is designed to facilitate a space for directors and choreographers to engage in conversation with their colleagues around their craft, to raise the profile of Northwest directors and choreographers, and to encourage increased community through SDC. 

Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus Photo Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Lauren Yee and Jaclyn Backhaus
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2018 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the late playwright, which recognizes excellence in American theater. The 2018 Prize for Outstanding New American Play, presented to a work produced in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 seasons, is awarded to Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. The 2018 Prize for Promising New American Play, presented to a previously unproduced work, is awarded to India Pale Ale by Jaclyn Backhaus.

Lauren Weedman Returns To ACT Theatre This Summer Photo Lauren Weedman Returns To ACT Theatre This Summer
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

ACT Theatre welcomes back award-winning comedian and playwright Lauren Weedman in her newest show, Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore. Known for her roles in HBO's Looking, The Daily Show, Arrested Development, and Seattle's Almost Live!

EAM Productions To Present A Workshop Of LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Photo EAM Productions To Present A Workshop Of LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2018

EAM Productions is proud to present a workshop of Lauren Weedman's hysterical one-woman show, Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore for two nights only on June 5-6, 2018! Grappling with heartbreak, betrayal, and preschool moms, Lauren turns to her fast-talking, 70's Variety Show host alter-ego, Tammy Lisa, to find some clarity.  As the world comes crashing down around her sky-high hairdo, Tammy Lisa fights back, one rockin' song at a time.

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces Selection Committee for Inaugural Cycle ofFIRST DRAF Photo The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces Selection Committee for Inaugural Cycle ofFIRST DRAFT: RAISE YOUR VOICE
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2018

The selection committee for the inaugural session of The 5th Avenue Theatre's new musical initiative, First Draft: Raise Your Voice, has been announced. This cycle is currently soliciting submissions nation-wide from womxn, gender non-conforming and non-binary folx with a submission deadline of June 15. Comprised of a team of outstanding womxn, the selection committee includes performers, producers, directors, playwrights and thought leaders in the Seattle theater landscape: Desdamona Chiang, Lauren DuPree, Keiko Green, Allison Narver, and Sarah Porkalob, lead by The 5th's Kelsey Thorgalsen and Bill Berry.

Allison Narver Videos

STAGE TUBE: Nova Payton and Don Darryl Rivera Perform 'I Like Him' From MAN OF LA MANCHA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2016

Broadway's Rufus Bonds, Jr. takes over the role of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha at 5th Avenue Theatre. Bonds was recently seen as Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess in London's West End, and was a member of the original Broadway casts of RENT and Parade. This new production is the first of The 5th Avenue Theatre's 2016/17 season and also features Don Darryl Rivera as Sancho and Nova Payton as Aldonza with direction by Allison Narver and choreography by Maria Torres.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's MAN OF LA MANCHA - Rufus Bonds, Jr., Nova Payton and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2016

Broadway's Rufus Bonds, Jr. takes over the role of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha at 5th Avenue Theatre. Bonds was recently seen as Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess in London's West End, and was a member of the original Broadway casts of RENT and Parade. This new production is the first of The 5th Avenue Theatre's 2016/17 season and also features Don Darryl Rivera as Sancho and Nova Payton as Aldonza with direction by Allison Narver and choreography by Maria Torres.

STAGE TUBE: Rufus Bonds, Jr. Sings 'Dulcinea' from MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

Broadway's Rufus Bonds, Jr. will be tilting at windmills on The 5th Avenue Theatre stage when he takes over the role of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha. Bonds was recently seen as Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess in London's West End, and was a member of the original Broadway casts of RENT and Parade. This new production is the first of The 5th Avenue Theatre's 2016/17 season and also features Don Darryl Rivera as Sancho and Nova Payton as Aldonza with direction by Allison Narver and choreography by Maria Torres.

STAGE TUBE: Intiman Theatre Festival Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2012

The Tony-award winning Intiman Theatre turns 40 this year and will celebrate by launching a new summer theatre festival with four plays: Romeo and Juliet, Hedda Gabler, Miracle! and Dirty Story. The artists leading the charge - Dan Savage, Valerie Curtis-Newton, Andrew Russell and Allison Narver - are bringing passion projects with a twist to awaken the theatre. Check out the trailer below.