UW School of Drama lineup for 2013-14
Plays by Tom Stoppard, Lanford Wilson and Mary Zimmerman will be staged by the school in the new season.
University of Washington School of Drama will present plays by Tom Stoppard, Lanford Wilson, Mary Zimmerman and others, and a nonmusical adaptation of John Gay’s “The Beggar’s Opera” by the late Czech writer-statesman Vaclav Havel, in its 2013-14 student season. The offerings include:
“The Real Inspector Hound” by Tom Stoppard (Oct. 16-27), directed by Desdemona Chiang; “The Fifth of July” by Lanford Wilson (Nov. 13-24), directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton; “Reading to Vegetables” by EM Lewis (Jan. 29-Feb. 9, 2014) directed by Tina Polzin; “Arabian Nights” by Mary Zimmerman (Feb. 26-March 9), directed by Leah Adcock-Starr; “The Beggar’s Opera” adapted by Vaclav Havel and translated by Paul Wilson (April 23-May 4), directed by R. Hamilton Wright; “The Workroom” by Jean-Claude Grumberg (May 28-June 8), directed by Mark Jenkins.
The shows will be performed at venues on and off campus. Tickets, subscriptions ($54-$96) and more info: 206-543-4880 or drama.uw.edu/performances.
Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic