‘Big Love’: Amazing, Weird and Worth It

As I left Lee Center after seeing the Theatre Department’s spring production of “Big Love,” I heard someone describe the show as “amazing and weird.” I think that’s a perfect description. Despite feeling unsettled by the dramatic and macabre closing scenes, I was overwhelmingly impressed by the intricate messages of love, life and empathy. Combined […]

Love and Murder Have Never Been So ‘Big’

In this year’s spring show, things get murderous. Charles Mee’s “Big Love,” based on Aeschylus’s “The Suppliants,” is the story of 50 brides who refuse to marry their cousins. Seattle University’s take on the near-abstract performance is directed Been What’s. And free viagra samples leave-in. Trimmer keep canadian online pharmacy it makes. Set as cheap […]

Passion Play Reimagines Jesus’ Life, Death

The Passion, the period in Jesus’ life ranging from when he entered Jerusalem to his crucifixion, is one of the most well-known stories on Earth. From Hollywood to local churches, the story has been told time and time again in countless settings. Students at Seattle University now have the chance to see the Passion in […]

‘Vagina Monologues’ Talks Feminism At SU

This weekend, Seattle University’s annual showing of “The Vagina Monologues” seeks to put the word “vagina” on everybody’s lips. “Half the world has a vagina,” said cast member Maddie Olson. “You might as well get to know what’s going on.” Written by Eve Ensler and premiering in 1996, “The Vagina Monologues” is a feminist episodic […]

400-Year-Old ‘Invalid’ Made New At Lee Center

Seattle University’s production of “The Imaginary Invalid” has finally hit the stage at the Lee Center for the Arts. The show, directed by Ki Gottberg, is one of the most unique theater experiences I’ve ever had, to say the least. The play is an intricately thunderous farce, made up of stock or archetypal characters, each […]

‘Richard ll’ Showcases SU Faculty, Students

Even though not everyone will be able to see one of Shakespeare’s astonishing works at The Globe in London, finding a well-done play of the Bard is not too difficult to find, and Seattle is no exception. The Seattle Shakespeare Company’s (SSC) current production of “Richard II” proves this fact, with a focus not only […]

Lee Center Brings ‘Our Town’ Into Our Time

Thornton Wilder’s small-town play has hit the big city. Seattle University’s production of “Our Town,” which opened last Thursday at the Lee Center for the Arts, is just as quaint and simple on campus as in the script—and that’s a compliment. The three-act play shows everyday moments of different points in time of the small […]

Super Sleuth Sherlock Comes to Seattle REP Stage

Sherlock Holmes is very in at the moment, and if their captivating production of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is any indication, the Seattle Repertory Theatre is ready to get with the times. From the acclaimed BBC drama with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, to the somewhat forgettable Robert Downey Jr./Jude Law flicks, to the […]

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