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25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE: Seattle Premiere opens July 14th! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rob   
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 13:20

My company, RK Productions along with co-producers Contemporary Classics will be mounting the Seattle Premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee musical at the Ballard Underground space beginning July 14th, 2010!

The cast includes some of Seattle’s great comedic talent including Ashley FitzSimmons (Village Theatre’s Show Boat, Beauty and the Beast) as Olive Ostrovsky, Justin Huertas (Seattle Rep’s Speech & Debate, Contemporary Classics’ Zanna, Don’t!) as Chip Tolentino, Kate Jaeger (Village’s Chasing Nicolette, RK’s Reefer Madness) as Rona Piretti, Brian Demar Jones (INTIMAN’s upcoming The Scarlet Letter, Village’s Chasing Nicolette) as Mitch Mahoney, Kelly Mak (Seattle Rep’s King Stag, INTIMAN’s Our Town) as Marcy Park, Sarah Petty (Reefer Madness, Nietzsche! The Musical!) as Loggaine Schwartzandgrubenierre, Robert Scherzer (Reefer Madness, Nietzsche! The Musical!) as William Barfée, Bill Williams (Zanna, Don’t!, Village’s The Gypsy King) as Leaf Conneybear, and local improv artist Douglas Willott as Vice Principal Douglas Panch. Get your tickets before they D-I-S-A-P-P-E-A-R!


Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 15:37
Congrats Musical Improv Class Spring 2010 Session! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rob   
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 13:01



The Spring 2010 Musical Improv Class, organized by the geniuses over at Wing-It Productions has come to an end.  Congrats to all the students; their talent, intelligence, and dedication a testament to the up-and-coming make-em-ups talent on the horizon!  Now, Kamikaze karaoke is mere child's play.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 15:37
"INFERNO: The Cabaret of the Damned" opens this week - created and directed by VL student Adina PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rob   
Tuesday, 01 June 2010 10:22

Inferno, an improvised cabaret in Hell, featuring sinners, demons and drag queens, will be at the Historic University Theatre, 5510 University Way NE, June 3 - 18th and July 1-23. Tickets are $10.  For information visist

The Devil (played by the fabulous Anita Goodman) is the host, as audience members are encouraged to volunteer their "sins" for judgment. Cabaret acts will be featured, as audience member's stories are re-enacted. No two nights will ever be the same.  Inferno is created and directed by VocaLife student, Adina Gillet.

The cast of Inferno is: Randy Miller, Coner McNassar, Keli Carender, Shira Wilson, Mandy Price, Raymond Williams, and Kai Curtis. Inferno also features the talents of Anita Goodman.  Inferno's demon will be played by par-core expert Mathew Johnson.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 15:37