Beyond the Main Stage

Theatre from the Inside Out: An Evening with Valerie Curtis-Newton

Opening Night Dinner Event Friday, November 15, 5:15 pm UW Club

UW Drama professor and director of Fifth of July Valerie Curtis-Newton reveals her process for bringing this play to life. Sit back and enjoy a Southern-style dinner buffet before the curtain rises on Opening Night!

Dinner reservation required through the UW Club (206) 543-0437 or uwclub@uw.edu. $24 (plus tax).

Café Variations

SITI Company Directed by Anne Bogart November 14-16Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse

Café Variations weaves longing, lust, lost love, found love, and budding romantic adventure through dance, music and theatre within a social arena where anything can happen: a café. The music is from the Great American Songbook and the text is constructed from fragments of many plays by SITI Company playwright Charles Mee. Presented in collaboration with UW World Series.

Theatre from the Inside Out: Andrew McMasters & Jet City Improv

Dinner Event Wednesday, January 22, 6:00 pmUW Club

Andrew McMasters (PATP ’95) leads an entertaining evening of comedy improv. As you enjoy a delicious New American prix fixe dinner, Andrew will demonstrate how improv encourages creativity, engages audiences, and shapes a performance.

Dinner reservation required through the UW Club (206) 543-0437 or uwclub@uw.edu. $29.95 (plus tax).

Theatre from the Inside Out: Arabian Nights Dinner Event

Opening Night Dinner Event Friday, February 28, 5:15 pmUW Club

Meet PDTP student and director of Arabian Nights Leah Adcock-Starr. She reveals backstage secrets and shares her experiences directing a main stage production. Relax and enjoy a tasty Mediterranean dinner buffet before the curtain rises on Opening Night!

Dinner reservation required through the UW Club (206) 543-0437 or uwclub@uw.edu. $24 (plus tax).

Theatre from the Inside Out: Mark Jenkins – New Play Reading

Dinner Event Tuesday, May 13, 6:00 pmUW Club

UW faculty member Mark Jenkins reads from his new play Red Earth, Gold Gate, Shadow Sky. He will discuss his playwriting process which involved research trip to Cambodia, first-person interviews and developmental workshops. This play won ACT Theatre’s 2013 New Play Award and will premiere as part of ACT’s 2014 season.

Dinner reservation required through the UW Club (206) 543-0437 or uwclub@uw.edu. $24 (plus tax).