Tag Archives: Play

Now Showing at Seattle Public Theater, ‘Pipeline’ Explores the School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Amanda Ong


On March 11, Pipeline, a play about the school-to-prison pipeline, premiered at the Seattle Public Theater. Through the lens of one African American family, Pipeline looks at the policies and practices that force students on a path from schools into systems of incarceration, which disproportionately affects marginalized students. 

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One-Woman Production Features Story of Famed Activist Fannie Lou Hamer

by Amanda Ong


Until Feb. 12, Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer is running at Seattle Rep in co-production with the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. The production is a one-woman show celebrating the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, the famed American civil rights activist. The show’s playwright, Cheryl L. West, is a longtime resident of Seattle and one of Seattle Rep’s most-produced living playwrights. 

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Photo Essay: Big Day of Play Comes to the South End for the Third Year in a Row

by Carolyn Bick

For the third year in a row, the Rainier Playfields echoed with children’s laughter, as they played in the sunny field, running through obstacle courses, whacking badminton birdies, dodging rubber balls, and climbing up rock walls during the Big Day of Play.

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