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Seattle Repertory Theatre Announces Season

'The Odyssey,' August Wilson, Irving Berlin and more.
Feature | April 19, 2017 | By Jonathan Shipley

Seattle Rep

The Seattle Repertory Theatre recently announced their coming 2017-2018 season. Let's took a quick peek, shall we?

The Odyssey
September 8-10, 2017

A musical adaptation of Homer's epic poem, it will bring together 100 Seattle citizens with professional actors. 

A crash course in ancient literature:

Pride and Prejudice
September 29 - October 29, 2017

A new take on a classic story, Pride and Prejudice is considered one of Jane Austen's best works.

The Humans
November 17 - December 17, 2017

Produced as part of the official Broadway national tour, The Humans is a recent Tony Award-winner for Best Play. 

Two Trains Running
January 12 - February 11, 2018

A play by legendary playwright August Wilson, it is the seventh in his ten-part series The Pittsburgh Cycle. It was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Ibsen in Chicago
February 2 - March 4, 2018

A world premiere, the play is a comedy about scrappy Scandiavian immigrants in Chicago trying to put on a play by their beloved countryman, Henrik Ibsen.

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin
February 23 - March 18, 2018

"America's composer," Irving Berlin, comes to life, thanks to the award winning talents of Hershey Felder.

The Great Leap
March 23 - April 22, 2018

A co-world premiere production, in association with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company, The Great Leap is about basketball, cultural barriers and much more.

An interview with the playwright about another one of her plays:

Familiar
April 27 - May 20, 2018

Written by Tony-nominated Danai Gurira, Familiar focuses on the life of a modern first-generation Zimbabwean American family. 

 

Mac Beth
May 18 - June 17, 2018

An innovative adaptation of Shakespeare's bloody tragedy, Macbeth, it is being adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt. 

For more information about their coming 2017-18 season, visit their website, here.