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People of the Book at ACT Theatre


9/6/2019 - 9/29/2019


ACT Theatre

700 Union Street,
Seattle,WA 98101

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Yussef El Guindi; dir: John Langs.

World Premiere

Yussef El Guindi; dir: John Langs.

World Premiere

News About People of the Book at ACT Theatre

CINDERELLA to be Available on Stream.Theatre
December 14, 2021

Future Spotlight Productions in collaboration with KidZania London today announced that Cinderella will be available Stream.Theatre from 17 December until 10 January 2022. Filmed in the immersive city of KidZania, Cinderella is a festive production for all ages, featuring a West End cast, audience interaction and much-loved pantomime characters.

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre Announce Northwest By Northwest New Musical Co-Commission Recipients
August 26, 2021

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre announced today the three writing teams that have been co-commissioned to create new musicals as part of Northwest by Northwest, a new musical development program, and the first collaboration between the two organizations.

New Musical THE LAMPLIGHTER Closes Out 5th Avenue Theatre's 20/21 Digital Season
July 08, 2021

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that The Lamplighter, a new musical with a book by Sara Porkalob, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas, and story by Kirsten “Kiki” deLohr Helland, Huertas, and Porkalob, concludes the trio of Musical Radio Plays it will produce in its 2020/21 digital season.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Summer Season Featuring Beth Leavel, Telly Leung, Betty Buckley & More
June 03, 2021

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced the 2021 summer season, which will be held in a hybrid format — both online and in-person. Support for artists, a welcoming environment for imaginative discovery and celebration, and the safety of our community are at the forefront of this #ONeillSummer.

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Will Lead Virtual FIRST DATE in July
May 26, 2021

Art Lab and ShowTown Productions just announced that Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young – former “American Idol” contestants who are married in real life – will co-star in a new virtual production of the 2013 Broadway musical comedy, First Date. The production, directed by Meg Fofonoff, will stream for five performances from July 23-25 on the ticketing platform, Stellar. 

Cornish, Seattle U, and UW Drama Present UNCHARTED WATERS
January 21, 2021

The undergraduate theatre training programs from three Seattle institutions, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle University, and the University of Washington, present Uncharted Waters, a virtual tri-production of two plays: William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and a new devised work responding to the themes of Twelfth Night.

Seattle Shakespeare Presents Original Podcast Series HOUSE OF SUEÑOS
January 15, 2021

Seattle Shakespeare presents the original, limited-time podcast series house of sueños by Meme García. Spanish and English are interwoven with Shakespeare's Hamlet and García's imagistic language in this multilingual audio-drama about family, mental health, and the power of dreams.

The Drama League Announces Formation of Directors Council Featuring Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen and More
November 12, 2020

The Drama League has announced the formation of its first Directors Council, featuring nationally-renowned directors Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen, Christopher Burris, Jillian Carucci, Jennifer Chang, Desdemona Chiang, R.J. Cutler, Estefanía Fadul, Raz Golden, Brian Eugenio Herrera, Adam Immerwahr, Gwynn MacDonald, Tony Phelan and more.

San Francisco Playhouse Launches Weekly EMPATHY GYM FIRESIDE CHATS
April 15, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse announced their new Empathy Gym Fireside Chat series which will be streamed live for free on YouTube. Each week, Artistic Director Bill English invites playwrights to join him for a one-hour conversation about playwriting, business, and the future of theatre. Audience members can participate in the conversation by leaving a comment on YouTube.

THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, A Fun, Family-Friendly World Premiere Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage
February 20, 2020

THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS, a family-friendly, fun world premiere musical, comes to First Stage this March. Based on the bestselling book by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Adam Rex, First Stage Playwright in Residence John Maclay wrote the book and lyrics with Eric Nordin, also doing music and lyrics. First Stage favorite Kelly Doherty, (outstanding as Miss Trunchbull in last season's hit MATILDA The Musical), will be making her First Stage directing debut with this production.

Natalie Toro to Star in The 5th Avenue Theatre's SISTER ACT; Complete Casting Announced
February 12, 2020

Complete casting has been announced for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Sister Act, which begins rehearsals today.

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
February 03, 2020

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.

2019 Gypsy Rose Lee Award Winners Announced
January 31, 2020

Seattle Theater Writers Seattle's theater reviewers circle announces the Winners of Excellence in Seattle theatrical productions. Spanning dozens of theater companies and productions, from large and prominent to small and humble, the Gypsy Rose Lee Awards honor the excellence found across the area.

Nominees Announced for The 2020 GYPSY ROSE LEE AWARDS
January 24, 2020

Seattle's critics' circle announces nominees for the 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee awards celebrating excellence in Seattle theatrical productions.

The Riant Theatre to Honor Vivan Reed, Alton Fitzgerald White and Kamilah Forbes with Special Pioneer of the Arts Awards
January 06, 2020

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party for its annual Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 4:30pm at the Thalia Studios at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St, NYC. The evening will begin with a reception with food, drinks and a screening of the Video Diaries Project: a series of short films about the artists in the festival.

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