“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
— Albert Einstein
HOT NEWS NOW!
THE MASTER & MARGARITA - NEXT UP: THE EDMONTON FRINGE at La Cite! (more info soon!)
after a huge season at Theatre off Jackson, we'll be re-tooling and streamlining the show for a run in August in Canada! See you there
"One of the Great Theater Events of the Decade" The Stranger
THE FEVER by Wallace Shawn
coming back to a salon near you in June, in advance of a run in Edmonton, as well.
PARK BENCH will be rolling our into the neighborhoods of Seattle with a series of questions about community and connection and how that intersects with life, architecture and development plans. SPEAK UP! Come join the conversation.
READING SERIES A 5-play series looking at plays classic, new and from the theater simple archives under consideration for future development. Summer/Fall 2019!
PLAYDATES A series of drop-in classes for performers (from pros to just-fledged) to learn, experiment and refine ensemble and creation skills around ideas of adaptation. Cross-discipline, affordable, accessible = PRICELESS. Email Llysa at Llysa@theatersimple.org for more info
We build from the imagination up.
Award-winning, internationally acclaimed theater simple
begins with elemental parts: imagination, text and movement, + creative vision.
Our goal is to impact everyday creativity by interacting within various communities (teaching, collaborating, and conversing) and by linking ideas and art.
We aim to create works that inspire and challenge artists and audiences.
"ever-ingenious... intriguingly ambitious, physical, and brainy" Edmonton Journal
Founded in Seattle, USA in 1990, theater simple has built an international reputation for producing provocative, innovative, entertaining and frequently “impossible” theatrical experiences. In over 27 years of touring and producing, theater simpletons have produced over 1100 performances of over 48 plays in four countries on three continents.
we work out of the box and around the world.
Thinking globally, and acting locally,
we make theater. Simple.
We wouldn't be what we are without the community and support provided by Shunpike, 4Culture, and the Network of Ensemble Theaters. You can support us with donations via Shunpike: https://poweredbyshunpike.org/c/PBS/a/theatersimple
PRESENTERS AND PRODUCERS:
CLICK HERE for the current touring card for theater simple ~ a good starting place to begin conversations! (quick file .pdf download) NOTE: double gate fold, if you want to get fancy and download the 8.5"x14" piece