Monday, April 23, 2007

Gem of the Ocean

Yesterday Alec and I went to Seattle to see Gem of the Ocean by Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson, directed by Phylicia Rashad, at Seattle Repertory's Bagley Wright Theatre.

It will be there until May 6th. ~ See it if you can ~ it's excellent, very powerful!

More on Gem of the Ocean in Wikipedia.

Watch "Gem of the Ocean" director Phylicia Rashad interviewed by
Enrique Cerna on KCTS Public Television She originated the role of Aunt Ester on Broadway.
S
treaming video: Broadband | Dial-Up (15 minutes & 20 seconds).

We almost didn't make it there in time due to bottleneck traffic mess after the exit off I-5 in Seattle due to construction. We arrived at the theater with only a few minutes to spare.

Noel works there, so we were also able to have dinner with him after the matinee while he was on his dinner break. That was great of course. :-)

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