News & Updates

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:44pm
Well, the folks who had been doing rain dances and hoping for cooler weather came through this past weekend. We got a little bit of rain. OK, it was quite a lot at times! The show must go on, however, though that made for some soggy Shakespeareans and soaked spectators. A few drops of water couldn't spoil a good time, though we admit we're happy that the forecast is for sunny and warm weather for the rest of this week. We have plenty of time to dry out all of the costumes... + continue reading
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 11:30am
GreenStage has been doing FREE Shakespeare in the Park for 27 years, but we're still finding new places to play. We'll visit three of them this week. Tuesday, July 21 at 7 p.m. we will perform our Backyard Bard version of Macbeth at Hotel Albatross in Ballard. Just opened earlier this year, Hotel Albatross serves exotic and herbaceous tiki‑inspired cocktails meet eclectic street eats, so we're calling it Tiki Bard! Vashon Island's Ober Park is not new to our schedule, but... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:17am
GreenStage has performed Shakespeare in a lot of places, but next week we are in for a first. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, Backyard Bard Macbeth will take to the stage at the Hotel Albatross in Ballard--call it "Tiki Bard." Hotel Albatross opened up in February in the former Azteca space at 2319 NW Market Street, and is a joint venture between the owners of two other nearby eateries: Ocho and Hazlewood. Zagat describes the fare at Hotel Albatross as "exotic and herbaceous tiki‑... + continue reading
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 3:32pm
GreenStage's 27th season of FREE Shakespeare in the Park got under way last week. We were fortunate to have lovely weather, as the very hot temperatures let up a bit, and nice crowds turned out, especially for the Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival at Volunteer Park, where GreenStage and seven other local theater companies put on a total of 14 performances Saturday and Sunday. If you missed it, fear not! We will give you plenty of opportunities to catch all four of our summer plays! We... + continue reading
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
Ah, summer, sweet summer! Sunshine and Shakespeare! We're wrapping up June, Independence Day is this weekend, and that means GreenStage and FREE Shakespeare returns to a park near you next week! Our summer season opens Friday, July 10 with three performances: Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Amelia Meckler Bowers, will play at Seward Park; The Two Noble Kinsmen, directed by Ryan Higgins, will be performed at Volunteer Park; and our Backyard Bard version of The Two Gentlemen of... + continue reading