“Oh, I love London Society! I think it has immensely improved. It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be.” So begins An Ideal Husband, the final production of Taproot Theatre Company’s 2011 season. In Oscar Wilde’s second most lauded play, Sir Robert Chiltern (Ryan Childers) faces [...]
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September 25th, 2011 · No Comments · taproot theater, Theater
July 17th, 2011 · No Comments · taproot theater, Theater
Picture, if you please, all the regular stock characters made famous by classic murder mystery novels: the nosy old lady, the scheming relative and the sexy maid to name a few. Add to that some tongue in cheek satire and a handful of traditional musical theater song-and-dance numbers. Now reconcile all this in your brain [...]
May 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · taproot theater, Theater
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am absolutely terrified of talking about race. So I’m always a fan of good stories that manage to deal with race through the normal turbulence of a conversation between real individuals. What does it mean to be called a racist? When does a person become [...]
January 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Phinney Ridge, taproot theater
When Taproot Theatre launches its 35th Anniversary Season next week with The Odyssey, Phinney Ridge resident Mark Chamberlin takes the stage as Odysseus. From a Victorian miser on a journey of the soul to an ancient warrior on an odyssey of epic proportions, Chamberlin has played it all. Fresh out of his role of Ebenezer [...]
January 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Phinney Ridge, taproot theater
A review for Taproot Theater in 2010 and on to 2011. Happy New Year Seattle!
November 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Phinney Ridge, taproot theater
Just one year after Seattle’s Taproot Theater was forced to cancel it’s performances of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol – the theater has brought back this amazing show. With the story of the delay in the show due to the Greenwood arsons – the Seattle community has had an outpouring of [...]