…a timeless tale of love and forgiveness

A West Coast Premiere

Directed by Corey McDaniel

September 11 thru October 3, 2020
Performed at Seattle Public Theatre – 7312 West Green Lake Dr N.

Thursdays– Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm with hosted talkbacks

*PWYC Preview Thursday September 10th at 8pm

**Special Industry Night Monday September 21st at 8pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recipient of the the 2018 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, Nonsense and Beauty by Scott Sickles follows the eminent British novelist E.M. Forster as his romance with Bob Buckingham, a policeman 23 years his junior, falls prey to his fear of discovery. After Bob marries May, a young nurse, Forster remains ensnared in a turbulent and unique love triangle until his death nearly 40 years later. Based on a true story, Nonsense and Beauty captures the wit and wisdom of one of the last century’s great writers.

“The palpable yearnings of its characters in a time of social repression, even for a renowned writer such as Forster, make it a fascinating and absorbing story.” ~ Mark Bretz, Ladue News

“…[A]n engaging and provocative play that questions whether love is always worth pursuing regardless of the cost. Sometimes it’s impossible to know for certain. All we can do is disregard the nonsense and embrace the beauty.” ~ Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“A lovingly crafted work of substance, that means something, where the attention to detail is strong, and the approach thoughtful.” ~ Lynne Venhaus, St. Louis Limelight

$30 General Admission $25 Senior/Military $15 Student/Industry

Online Sales End at 6pm for Day-Of Tickets

 

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Reserve Tickets

For Wheelchair Accessible seating, please call the box office at 206.257.2203

 

Please Note: Merchant and Service fees are not included in ticket prices and will be added to your final order. Online sales end at 6pm for day-of tickets. Check the contents of your cart before completing your purchase to ensure everything is correct. All ticket sales are final. No Refunds.Your tickets may be exchanged for another performance with a minimum of 24 hours notice (subject to availability) by calling the box office at 206.257.2203.

*Special discounts, complimentary tickets, and discount codes are not available for the final two performances of each production.  

 

THE Cast and Crew…

To be announced soon…

 

Sponsored in part by

…a story of love, class, race, family and forgiveness.

A Northwest Premiere

…recent productions at Steppenwolf Theatre and The Kennedy Center

Directed by Julie Beckman

April 24 thru May 9, 2020 
Performed at Seattle Public Theatre – 7312 West Green Lake Dr N.

Wednesdays – Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm with hosted talkbacks

 
*PWYC Preview Thursday April 23rd at 8pm

**Special Industry Night Monday May 4th at 8pm

Jim and Laurel Parker are about to become new parents. They are broke. They are loud. They are “proud white trash.” When Laurel gives birth to their long overdue child, she and Jim are faced with the biggest challenge of their lives. Byhalia, Mississippi explores a couple in the midst of turmoil and a town with a racially-charged past that finds its way into the present.

“…an American classic … brilliant words so real that they hurt you, they give you hope, and ultimately they heal you if you let them.”  ~ Kelly Wallace, Stage and Candor

“…an important play of reconciliation.”  ~ Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

“this new drama fuels both the mind and the heart.” ~ Rachel Weinberg, BroadwayWorld: Chicago

“makes you think, then laugh, then gasp, then cry, then laugh, then think some more …” ~ Helen Meade, Pittsburgh in the Round

Byhalia, Mississippi is a must-see, and one which demands to be talked about.” ~ Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

 

$30 General Admission    $25 Senior/Military    $15 Student/Industry

Online Sales End at 6pm for Day-Of Tickets 

 

Mark your calendars

Reserve Tickets

For Wheelchair Accessible seating, please call the box office at 206.257.2203

 

Please Note: Merchant and Service fees are not included in ticket prices and will be added to your final order. Online sales end at 6pm for day-of tickets. Check the contents of your cart before completing your purchase to ensure everything is correct. All ticket sales are final. No Refunds.Your tickets may be exchanged for another performance with a minimum of 24 hours notice (subject to availability) by calling the box office at 206.257.2203.

*Special discounts, complimentary tickets, and discount codes are not available for the final two performances of each production.  

 

THE Cast and Crew…

To be announced soon…

 

Sponsored in part by