Seattle Repertory Theatre
--Courtesy MOHAI, Robert D. Ashley Century 21 Collection, 19184.108.40.206. Photo by Morley Studios.--
The Playhouse Theater was originally built for the Seattle World's Fair in 1962. It then served as the original home of the Seattle Repertory Theatre until 1982.
The Seattle Repertory Theatre was founded in 1963 as the first Equity Theater in Seattle, led by the efforts of arts patron Bagley Wright. The Bagley Wright Theatre building opened at Seattle Center in 1983.
- Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
- Primary Artistic Discipline: Theatre
- Primary Areas of Activity: Producer, Presenter, Facility/Venue
Research and Resources
HistoryLink.org: Wright, Bagley (1924-2011)
HistoryLink.org: Seattle Repertory Theatre
DoubleXposure Podcast: Running an Arts Organization is a Risky Business (2022)
Seattle Repertory Theatre records, 1888-2004], University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Robert Anthony Romeo Performing Arts programs collection, 1970-2006, Seattle Public Library