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After Hours with Mathew Wright

Jul 20 – Aug 17 2015

Mondays, July 20 – August 17, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by Artistic Director Mathew Wright, these one-night only cabaret-style events feature five of the fiercest leading ladies in Seattle theatre. Each dish on their lives and careers through provocative, freewheeling interviews and sing everything from Broadway standards to pop songs, backed by Mathew Wright on piano.

7/20 Sarah Rose Davis

7/27 Jessica Skerritt

8/3 Cayman Ilika

8/10 Laura Griffith

8/17 Katherine Strohmaier

Tickets
General Admission: $25 Reserved Table for Two: $75

 

 

After Hours with Mathew Wright
Mondays, July 20 – August 17, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by Artistic Director Mathew Wright, these one-night-only cabaret-style events feature five of the fiercest leading ladies in Seattle theatre. They’ll dishing on their lives and careers through provocative, freewheeling interviews and sing everything from Broadway standards to pop songs, backed by Mathew Wright on piano.

7/20 Sarah Rose Davis

7/27 Jessica Skerritt

8/3 Cayman Ilika

8/10 Laura Griffith

8/17 Katherine Strohmaier

Sarah_Rose_DavisSarah Rose Davis is a Seattle native with a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. Davis has been seen in numerous productions at The 5th Avenue Theater and Village Theatre. Davis is currently playing the role of Frenchy in Grease at the 5th. Favorite 5th Avenue credits include: A Chorus Line (Maggie), Rent, Cinderella, Spamalot, Hairspray, and Jasper in Deadland, among others. Last season Davis starred as Fanny Brice in Village Theatre’s production of Funny Girl.

Laura_GriffithLaura Griffith has starred in many shows in Seattle including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at ACT Theatre, Spamalot (Gregory Award nomination), A Room with a View, The Music Man (Gregory Award nomination), Candide, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, A Little Night Music, and The Rocky Horror Show at the 5th Avenue Theatre. She was in the original Broadway companies of The Light in the Piazza (Helen Hayes Award nomination), Sweet Smell of Success, the Lincoln Center revival of South Pacific, the national tour of Oklahoma!, and the European tour of West Side Story (Maria). Regional credits: Medea, Macbeth, Cinderella, and Animal Crackers at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Parade at the Mark Taper Forum, Amadeus at the Geva Theatre Center, The Music Man at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Songs for a New World at Strathmore Hall/ Signature theatre, Les Miserables at the Sacramento Music Circus. She has sung on three original Broadway cast recordings and appeared on television on The David Letterman Show and Live from Lincoln Center, as well as three Tony Awards Broadcasts. Find her online at LauraGriffith.net.

Cayman_Ilika-2Cayman Ilika was featured in ACT and 5th Avenue’s co-production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well… and starred as Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins at Village Theatre. Other favorite credits include Show Boat (Julie, Footlight Award) at Village Theatre, Vanities- A New Musical (Kathy) with ACT and the 5th, and Always… Patsy Cline (Patsy) with Centerstage. www.caymanilika.net

Jessica_Skerritt-2Jessica Skerritt’s previous ArtsWest credits include tick, tick…BOOM! and Gifts of the Magi. Most recently, Jessica was seen onstage at Village Theatre as Sarah Stone in No Way to Treat a Lady. Favorite local credits include Xanadu (Kira/Clio), The Producers (Ulla), Chasing Nicolette (Gwendolyn), Barefoot in the Park (Corie), and the west coast premiere of Million Dollar Quartet (Dyanne) with Village Theatre; A Christmas Story (Mother) and ELF-The Musical (Deb) with The 5th Avenue Theatre; Grey Gardens (Young Little Edie) and Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey) with ACT/The 5th Avenue Theatre; An Evening of One Acts with ACT. Regionally, she’s performed at Arizona Theatre Company, The Ordway, The Bing Crosby Theatre, and Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre.

Katherine Strohmaier’s most recent local appearance was as the title character in the salty new musical, Marina, at Mount Baker Theatre. Seattle credits include 5th Avenue (Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls), Village Theatre (Anisette in The Gypsy King), Showtunes (Liz Imbrie in High Society), and Seattle Children’s Theatre. As a vocalist, she has performed with the Seattle Symphony in Pops concerts, sang last year at the Opéra de Rennes in a reimagining of Cole Porter’s La Revue des Ambassadeurs, and appears frequently in concert with acclaimed Gershwin pianist Peter Nero. Katherine is also a professor and music director at Cornish College of the Arts.