Improvised Trek on April 9

(Seattle, WA) Adventure! Beautiful women! Exotic alien worlds! The perennial hit Star Trek parody Where No Man Has Gone Before is back at the Jewel Box Theater for one night only, improvising another adventure to a strange alien planet on April 9th at 8:00 PM.

Tickets are $16 online at http://bit.ly/WhereNoManApril14 (Brown Paper Tickets), or $20 at the door if available.

Download the Press Release Here (.DOC)

The cast of "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott,  Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

The cast of “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott, Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

Where No Man Has Gone Before is an improvised parody of the original Star Trek TV series. The crew beams down to an alien planet, only to find something amiss. Each night the cast uses suggestions from the audience to create the world, and the plot of the show. Every performance is a completely different adventure.

Where No Man Has Gone Before has played at various Seattle venues, receiving popular and critical acclaim. It has been featured in the Hawaii Improv Festival, The Seattle Festival of Improv Theater, and at Emerald City Comi-Con 2013 & 2014.

Where No Man Has Gone Before is created and directed by Jeannine Clarke.

The cast of Where No Man Has Gone Before is Tony Beeman, Colin Madison, Jekeva Phillips, Cheryl Platz, Nicholas Schell, Wayne Pishue and Doug Willott.

Where No Man Has Gone Before will perform at The Jewel Box Theater at 2322 2nd Ave in Seattle, WA at 8pm April 9th.

SET at Emerald City Comicon 2014!

Seattle Experimental Theater is delighted to be bringing our geeky improv shows back to the Emerald City Comiccon for the second year in a row! Performances are at the Washington State Convention Center and free to anyone holding valid badges for the day of the performance. (All ECCC badges are currently sold out.)

After two standing-room only performances in 2013, our flagship Star Trek improv parody “Where No Man Has Gone Before” returns in a bigger room on Friday, March 28 at 2:00 PM in Hall B (608-609).

AND our improvised parody of Doctor Who, “The Doctor“, will be making its ECCC debut on Saturday March 29 in Hall B (608-609) at 3:10 PM.

Last year’s performances turned folks away at the door, so if you’re attending make sure to show up early to guarantee your spot in line! We’d love to know who’s joining us – shoot us a Tweet at @SeaExpTheater when you get there!

Auditions for Female Crew Member (Where No Man Has Gone Before)

Seattle Experimental Theater will be holding auditions February 23rd from 2pm to 3:30pm for a female improviser to join its cast of Where No Man Has Gone Before, an improvised parody of the original Star Trek series.

We are seeking a female improviser with a minimum of two years of scripted or improv experience to join our troupe as a female crew member. Performers of all ages, ethnicities and body types are encouraged to audition.

Knowledge of Star Trek is a plus, but not a requirement.

Performers for Where No Man Has Gone Before are paid as a percentage of the show profits.

Availability for following upcoming performance dates is preferred, but not required:
March 1st 9am-Noon
March 28th 2pm-5pm
April 9th 7pm-10pm
Fall 2014

Where No Man Has Gone Before began in 2011. In addition to runs at various local venues, it has also been featured at The Seattle Festival of Improv Theater, The Hawaii Festival of Improv Theater, Emerald City ComicCon, GeekGirlCon, and many others.

For an audition spot, please email seattleexperimental@gmail.com with your name, resume and headshot. Please let us know if you would prefer a 2pm, 2:30pm or 3pm audition slot. Auditions will be in 30 minute slots. If you are interested in the show but cannot make one of the audition times, please let us know. Auditions will occur in the Seattle area; specific location will be shared after submission.

Please note we are only seeking female improvisers at this time.

“The Doctor” Press Release – Coming January 2014!

Rehearsals are now underway for Seattle Experimental Theater’s world premiere improvised parody “The Doctor”, debuting in January.

To buy tickets, click here (Brown Paper Tickets) or visit http://bit.ly/SETDoctor.

Click here to download the press release (.doc)

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What…Where…When…WHO?

The Doctor

Seattle Experimental Theater is proud to present its latest original improvised play, The Doctor, an improvised parody of Doctor Who.

When:
January 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 8pm
January 26 at 2pm

Where:
Theatre Off Jackson
409 7th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

Tickets:
Tickets are $12 online at www.brownpapertickets.com, or for $15 at the door.

About the show:

Seattle Experimental Theater invites you to control the time machine with its newest show The Doctor.

The Doctor is a completely unscripted time traveling comedy. Every performance the cast will get suggestions from the audience that they will then use to create the time, location and plot of the show. Every performance promises to be unique, fun and family friendly.

In addition to being improvised every night, The Doctor will have an ongoing mystery throughout its performances, which will culminate in the final matinee performance January 26th.

The Doctor is created by Jeannine Clarke, Sam Hecker and Tony Beeman. It is directed by Jeannine Clarke, director of the hit Star Trek parody, Where No Man Has Gone Before and Wedding Horror Stories.

The Doctor is played by Tony Beeman. The cast of The Doctor is Elizabeth Brammer, Lauren Bond, Ashley Flannegan Russell, Jana Hutchison, Colin Madison, Wayne Pishue, Sarah Scheller and Greg Stackhouse.

The Doctor is produced in association with Theatre Off Jackson.

Local musician, writer, and girl-about-town Sarah Shay will be performing before the show January 17th. For more info on her music, visit sarahshay.com

More info:
For more information about the show or Seattle Experimental Theater, visit www.seattleexperimentaltheater.com.

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski: Staged Reading on Nov 13!

290188-250While Seattle Experimental Theater is renowed for our improvisational productions, we’re passionate about all forms of theater. We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be producing a special one-night-only staged reading of “Two Gentlemen of Lebowski” on Wednesday, November 13th at 8PM.

Join us at the 21+ Jewel Box Theater in Belltown for this intimate night of Shakespearean style comedy – grab yourself a white russian and take in this comedy of mistaken identies, bowling and ransoming of a trophy wife most fair.

Tickets are now onsale at Brown Paper tickets – $8 in advance, or $10 at the door if any tickets remain the day of the show.

Click here to purchase tickets!

Directed by Samantha Hecker. Featuring the veteran comedy performers (and SET regulars) Tony Beeman, Jeannine Clarke, Daryl Ducharme, Colin Madison, Cheryl Platz, Wayne Pishue, Nick Schell, and Sarah Scheller.