Jeeves, 'Matchmaker,' Itamar Moses all in Taproot's 2013 season
A comedy based on P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves stories, the Seattle debut of a Matthew Lopez drama and "The Matchmaker" are all part of Taproot Theatre's 2013 season.
An assortment of works new and familiar to Seattle are on the docket for Taproot Theatre's 2013 season.
The Greenwood theater will present the following:
"Jeeves in Bloom" (Feb. 1-March 2, 2013), local premiere of a comedy based on the comic P.G. Wodehouse stories of an English gent and his very helpful butler, Jeeves.
"The Whipping Man" (March 29-April 27), the Seattle debut of Matthew Lopez's provocative drama about a Jewish Confederate soldier who returns from war to spend an unusual Passover with former slaves.
"Bach at Leipzig" (May 17-June 15), a farce by Itamar Moses inspired by the musical rivalries in the 18th-century Germany of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.
"Illyria" (July 12-Aug. 10), a musical by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel, based on Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Twelfth Night."
"The Matchmaker" (Sept. 20-Oct. 19), a vintage Thornton Wilder comedy about an eager Yonkers marriage broker, the basis for the musical "Hello Dolly."
Subscriptions and details: 206-781-9707 or www.taproottheatre.org.