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10 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss Teh Internet is Serious Business

Our production of Tim Price’s Teh Internet Is Serious Business, directed by Wayne Rawley, is NOW PLAYING through October 6. If you are looking for a reason to see the show, here are 10 to get you READY TO GO! 1.The set is fucking INSANE….

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TL;DR – A Brief History of Lulzsec

Ohai! Welcome newf…riends. For all you noobs, this is your crash course in everything Lulzsec to get you ready for Teh Internet Is Serious Business. So log in, rally your bots, and fucking learn something. So, what is Lulzsec? It is hard to talk about Lulzsec…

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Meet the Cast (AKA the Hackers and Memes) of Teh Internet Is Serious Business

ARJUN PANDE last appeared with WET in Revolt. She said. Revolt again., and over the past two years has performed with the Seattle Shakespeare Company (Pericles, Hamlet, The Comedy of Errors), Book-It Repertory Theater (Treasure Island, Emma), and ACTLab (Guards at the Taj). He holds a…

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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…

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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…

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Cherdonna’s Doll’s House Rehearsal Photos

  Rehearsals for Cherdonna’s Doll’s House are in full swing!   Fun fact: did you know this is the first Ensemble production to ever have kids in its cast? We stopped by rehearsal to see how our in-your-face collaboration with Cherdonna Shinatra is going. All…

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Who is Cherdonna Shinatra?

Have you been wondering what The Ensemble is cooking up with Cherdonna’s Doll’s House? Our Literary Manager Maggie Rogers had a chance to sit down with Jody Kueher, aka Cherdonna Shinatra, to talk about the crazy world she and Ali el-Gassier have created! Cherdonna’s Doll’s…

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Meet the Meet the People Who Think They Can Rewrite Ibsen

Cherdonna’s Doll’s House is a topsy-turvy, brightly colored exploration of what humans value, and what they sacrifice. In our retelling, Torvald is to Nora as the audience is to Cherdonna, making room to explore what constraints history has placed on contemporary feminism and theatre. Cherdonna, who…

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Introducing Crocheting With Maggie (+ Episode One!)

Our Literary Manager Maggie Rogers is an expert crocheter. Watch in our new series as she teaches our actors the basics, and asks them some essential questions about working on our productions. You’ll learn some fun, little known facts about The Ensemble along the way….

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