Nine works will be selected from the 13 season candidates, including Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning work I Am My Own Wife; Ken Ludwig's comedic take on The Three Musketeers; George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's You Can't Take it With You; Pinter's Betrayal; Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men; a new adaptation of Ibsen's The Master Builder; and Octavio Solis' new work Lydia.
Also under consideration are productions of Beckett's Waiting for Godot starring Tony Award winner Bill Irwin; Charlayne Woodard's The Night Watcher to be directed by Dan Sullivan; Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's Boom; 1001 by Jason Grote; Ellen McLaughlin's one-woman work Penelope, which was developed as part of the 2007 Women Playwrights Festival; and Neil LaBute's Fat Pig.
The selected productions will be divided between Seattle Rep's Bagley Wright and Leo K. Theatres. An official season announcement is expected shortly.
Seattle Rep currently stages The Imaginary Invalid, starring Rocco Sisto and Alice Playten, through March 22. Other offerings include Kling's how? how? why? why? (March 13-April 19) and The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney and directed by Tina Landau (April 3-May 3).
Seattle Repertory Theatre is located at 155 Mercer Street in Seattle, WA. Tickets and further information are available by calling (206) 443-2222, toll free at (877) 900-9285 or online at seattlerep.org.