USHER IN THE SUMMER READING SEASON WITH
TAPROOT THEATRE COMPANY AT THE GREENWOOD LIBRARY
Behind-the-scenes look at Taproot’s production of Around the World in 80 Days on May 9
SEATTLE – April 10, 2009 – As the school year draws to a close and people make summer vacation plans, join Taproot Theatre Company at the Greenwood Library for some inspiration for summer reading. On May 9, join Taproot Theatre Company for a behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming play Around the World in 80 Days, and check out the novel that inspired it while you’re there. The event takes place at the Greenwood Library on May 9 from 5-5:45 p.m.
At the event, director Scott Nolte and Taproot staff will talk about the many adaptations this Jules Verne novel has seen throughout the decades—over a century—what makes this version by Mark Brown special, and more. Actors will also give the audience a sample of what they’ll see and experience during the Mainstage production. The free program begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Greenwood Library, located at 8016 Greenwood Ave. N. in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood.
Around the World in 80 Days runs from May 22 through June 20 at Taproot Theatre with low-price previews on May 20 & 21, plus a pay-what-you-can performanceon May 27. For tickets, call Taproot Theatre’s box office at (206) 781-9707 or Ticketmaster at (206) 292-ARTS.
Support for Taproot Theatre’s 2009 season is generously provided by 4Culture; ArtsFund; The Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences; the Washington State Arts Commission and PONCHO. Thanks to Romio’s Pizza and Pasta and Dry Soda, our Pizza and a Play sponsors.