Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:56 PM

  • Share:
             
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Book-It Repertory Theatre receives $340,000 grant

Paul G. Allen and Jody Allen are giving Book-It Repertory Theatre in Seattle a three-year grant totaling $340,000 for educational performances and programs.

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

Book-It Repertory Theatre has long had an active education program, and it just got a major infusion of support. In honor of their late mother, Faye Allen, Paul G. Allen and Jody Allen are giving Book-It a three-year grant totaling $340,000 for its educational performances and programs. The gift (the largest in Book-It's history) will allow the company to expand its educational work beyond the Puget Sound area.

In addition, Book-It is initiating the late-night performance series Circumbendibus (meaning a roundabout route or process), with new works created in the Book-It style of literary adaptation — pieces aimed at targeted audiences in alternative spaces. The series opens with "Jesus' Son," drawn from a short-story collection by Denis Johnson, at Seattle's Rendezvous nightclub next Tuesday and Wednesday. And on Nov. 11 and 12, a show based on writing about food and dining will be performed at the Dahlia Lounge restaurant.

More information and tickets: 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Bake cookies for a cause

Bake cookies for a cause

Get 23 scrumptious recipes in our "Quintessential Cookies" e-book. One dollar of your $3.95 purchase goes to Fund For The Needy.

Advertising

Advertising


Advertising