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An Ideal Husband: Taproot Goes Wilde with Victorian Principles

September 25th, 2011 · No Comments · taproot theater, Theater

“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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Something’s Afoot: Rodger and Hammerstein meet Murder She Wrote

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 […]

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Brownie Points: Race, Motherhood, and Thin Mints

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 […]

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Taproot Theatre Sells Out – Adds More Shows…. We are BACK.

February 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Theater

Playing to sold-out houses, Taproot Theatre Company has added a performance of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m. Receiving its regional premiere at Taproot Theatre under the direction of Scott Nolte, The Great Divorce has captivated audiences with its fantastical and imaginative story, colorful characters and philosophical ideas. First […]

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Seattle’s Taproot Theatre Roars back to Life.

February 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge, Theater

Fall in Seattle was a sad season, with the unbelievable realization that an arsonist had destroyed one of the Greenwood / Phinney Ridge most beloved cultural institutions. The arson devestation to neighborhood businesses and the Taproot theatre was both shocking and sobering. Winter is a new season, and like a sparkling cover of fresh snow, […]

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Taproot Theatre Presents Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol

October 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Phinney Ridge, Theater

Holiday traditions are getting a twist with the world premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol at Taproot Theatre Company. Written by local playwright John Longenbaugh and directed by Scott Nolte, this is a mystery that will delight the entire family. These then are the facts: The year, 1894. The date, […]

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Taproot Theater Presents Enchanted April – Full Calendar

October 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Theater

Bask in the warmth and enchantment of Italy without leaving Seattle during Taproot Theatre Company’s production of Enchanted April. Elizabeth von Arnim’s resplendent 1920s novel comes to life on stage in this Tony Award-nominated play by Matthew Barber. The enticement of an enchanting Italian holiday captivates the hearts of two British housewives on a drizzly […]

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