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When Love Speaks
Thu, Feb 09 - Sat, Feb 25, 2017
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Features: Open Seating, TPS Discount

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PWYC preview 2/9. TPS members $20 to all other performances, including Industry Night on 2/13. Bring your sweetie on 2/14!

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When Love Speaks

By David Wright

Directed by Daniel Wilson

A sizzling hot verse play by David Wright, with an assist from his buddies Will Shakespeare, Mighty Chris Marlowe, “The Benster” Jonson, Queen Elizabeth (the First, of course), and many other wanton wordsmiths.

Four people meet at a resort at the edge of the world. They fall in and out of love, woo and argue… all while speaking some of the best (and some of the worst!) love poetry ever written. When Love Speaks is the perfect Valentine and delightful antidote to the grey days of February in Seattle.

After an intermission, each performance will be followed by a short reading of contemporary love poetry, chosen and read by playwright David Wright (February 9, the matinee on the 11th, and the 13th), or local poets Elizabeth Austen (February 23rd, 24th and the evening performance on the 25th), Alex Gallo-Brown, (February 10th and the evening of the 11th), Peter Pereira (February 17th, 18th, and the matinee on the 25th), and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha (February 14th).


Christine Marie Brown — Phyllis
Katherine Jett — Stella
Alyssa Kay — Celia
Terry Edward Moore — Thyrsis

Daniel Wilson — Director
Roberta Russell — Set and Lighting Design
Lucy Peckham — Sound Design
Kelsey Rogers — Costume and Properties Design
Technical Director — Dennis Culpepper

Jeremiah Givers — Stage Manager
Natalie Schmidt — Assistant Stage Manager