Elizabeth Klobe, Artistic Director
Welcome to the home the most thrilling and fantastical theater you will find in Seattle!
Throughout our seasons, Open Circle's resident company unites with local diretors, musicians, visual artists and performers, to bring fresh insight and invention to our creations of highly physical, ensemble-style theater. Join us as we reinvent the theatrical experience.
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We won the Seattle Times "Friskiest Fringe" Award for our production. Written in 1890, Wedekind's provocative piece, dealing with adolescent sexuality, innocence and knowledge, was before it's time to such a degree that it took 100 years for it to be performed in his home country.
Shanley's 1991 script examines both the mundane and the miraculous, with a thick, sheen of the political dripping everywhere. Four friends tell or enact their stories separately, then have dinner together. Simple, right? This is genuine theatrical philosophy shouting out loud in broad, daring, conscience stimulating gestures