• Playlist: The Music of Everything You Touch




    Everything You Touch is loud, unapologetic, and opinionated play, so it needs bold and brash tunes to match! Set between the 1970s and present day, there is a breadth of music that our production covers. Sound Designer Erin Bednarz created a playlist of songs that inspired her design for the show. Listen up! 


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  • Crocheting With Maggie | Episode 6: Everything You Touch




    We’re back with the first episode of Crocheting With Maggie of our 15th Anniversary Season. Maggie Rogers, who also directed Everything You Touch, teaches Kevin Kelly (Victor) and Kiki Abba (Jess), the stars of the show, how to do the thing! We learned that Kevin is not very good at crocheting ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


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  • A Prequel to Self Love: Playwright Sheila Callaghan on Everything You Touch




    Maggie Rogers: How much of Everything You Touch is biographical? Sheila Callaghan: Everything I write has some part of me, some part of truth in it. It’s more like I can point out what is not true than what is true. I didn’t have a father who was a fashion designer or a mother who […]


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  • Meet Us! Joceline Wynn, Erin Bednarz, and Jenn Oaster




    Here we are, still talking to each other! This is the next installment in our series where we: Ask each other questions! About each other! Because we don’t already spend enough time with one another! Next up is Joceline Wynn, Resident Stage Manager and Company Manager, Erin Bednarz, Director of Partnerships and Resident Sound Designer, […]


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  • Meet Us! Maggie Rogers and Tristan Roberson




    Introducing a brand new series where members of the Ensemble talk to each other! And ask each other questions! About each other! Because we don’t already spend enough time with one another! But, by all means, we’re excited to share a bit more about us with you over the coming weeks. First up: Maggie Rogers, […]


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  • The Nether: A Brief History of Virtual Reality




    WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY? Virtual Reality (VR) is central to Jennifer Haley’s The Nether. VR is computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment. It can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment. It is most frequently accessed by using items such as a helmet […]


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  • The Nether: Exploring a Life Outside of Consequence




    TRIGGER WARNING: Mention of pedophilia.  When I was seven years old, my family got our first computer. It was positioned right next to my turtle, Matilda, who smelled like shit. My Dad told me she ran away while he was supposed to be watching her in the front yard, but he really took her to […]


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  • Prioritizing Family Drama Over Constructed Whiteness—An Interview With Sara Porkalob




    WET’s Literary Manager Maggie Rogers sat down with Sara Porkalob, director of Straight White Men, to discuss her approach to the play and how audiences can avoid getting caught in the trap of “feeling bad” for any of the characters. Maggie Rogers: Could you tell me about your point of view on what Straight White Men […]


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  • Slept Through High School English Class? Here’s What You Missed in “A Doll’s House”




    Henrik Ibsen, often referred to as “the father of realism,” was a Norwegian playwright and one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. He wrote one of his most famous texts, A Doll’s House, in 1879. That same year it premiered on December 21, 1879 at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark accompanied by much […]


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  • Crocheting With Maggie | Episode 2: Cherdonna’s Doll’s House




    In what is practically a special edition of Crocheting With Maggie, watch our Literary Manager Maggie Rogers and actor Brace Evans get totally ROASTED by Hersh Powers, the first kid EVER cast in a Washington Ensemble Theatre production. Brace (Dr. Rank) and Hersh (Ivar), make their Ensemble debuts in Cherdonna’s Doll’s House (playing April 28 – May […]


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