in an "Inside the Actor's Studio"-style interview, career retrospective and informal Q&A led by renowned Broadway director Kenny Leon
Monday, June 11, 2007 8:00pm
Proceeds to benefit Seattle Rep education programs
Leo K Theatre
Seattle, WA - Tickets are now on sale for An Intimate Evening with Phylicia Rashad, in an "Inside the Actor's Studio"-style interview and career retrospective, with an informal Q&A led by renowned Broadway director Kenny Leon. This one-night-only benefit will raise funds for Seattle Repertory Theatre's education programs. The event will take place on Monday, June 11, 2007 at 8:00 pm at the Leo K Theatre. Tickets are available by calling the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206-443-2222 or online at www.seattlerep.org.
Phylicia Rashad, star of stage and TV, is best known for her role as Dr. Claire Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" and was the first African-American woman to win the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She recently enjoyed her directorial debut with Seattle Rep's production of Gem of the Ocean. Kenny Leon is a leading director of August Wilson's plays and is best known for his lauded Broadway productions of Gem of the Ocean and A Raisin in the Sun, both starring Phylicia Rashad. He is the founder and artistic director of True Colors Theatre Company in Atlanta.
All proceeds from An Intimate Evening with Phylicia Rashad support Seattle Rep's education and outreach efforts for young people. For more than 20 years, Seattle Rep has offered a wide variety of educational programs throughout the community. Through its arts education programs, Seattle Rep serves over 60 schools, which might not otherwise have access to theatre. Seattle Rep offers in-school artist residencies, provides subsidized tickets, and encourages young people to express themselves through its TeenSpeak programs. Seattle Rep also provides resources to public school teachers through workshops and seminars. Community support and subsidy are vital to ensure the continued success of these important programs.
Tickets to An Intimate Evening with Phylicia Rashad range from $75 (includes post-show champagne celebration) to $250 and up (including opportunities to meet Phylicia Rashad). Bring a child! One complimentary youth ticket with each full-price adult ticket. To make reservations or for further information, please contact the Seattle Rep Box Office at (206) 443-2222.