Thu Jan 24, 2019 – Sun Feb 17, 2019
Seattle Public Theater at the Green Lake Bathhouse
7312 W Greenlake Drive N
Seattle, WA 98103
2017 Emerald Prize Award Winning Play!
When a twelve-year-old boy overdoses on Oxycontin in rural Washington, his small-town community is left reeling. Fire Season -- a brand new, never before seen world premiere by inaugural winner of Seattle Public Theater’s Emerald Prize, Aurin Squire -- is an at times funny and always unflinching look at strong, working class Americans hoping to make it through another day. What happens when systems harm the people they’re supposed to help -- and what does it take to fight back?
By Teen Editorial Staff | March 6, 2019 | 4:53 pm
“What’s past is prologue.” We hear these words of Shakespeare spoken again and again throughout the play, but does it mean that tomorrow is a fresh start? Or does it reveal that history is doomed to set the scene for one’s inevitable fate? As Fire Season draws us into a series of interconnected narratives in a deserted rural Washington town, we are invited to interpret Shakespeare’s classic quote for ourselves.
Fire Season, written by Aurin Squire and directed by Kelly Kitchens, captures the bleak stories of a few residents in a forgotten rural town. Squire shines light upon the...Read more