"Relativity" by Mark St. Germain, at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, Fla., in 2016 as part of the NNPN rolling world premiere. Pictured: Ginger Lee McDermott and Robert Zukerman. (Photo by Matthew Holler)

Taproot Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season

The season explores the pursuit of truth, love, and hope with plays and musicals.

SEATTLE: Taproot Theatre Company has announced its 2017 season, including three world premieres, a murder mystery, and a comedy.

The season will begin with Room Service (Feb. 1- March 4, 2017), by John Murray and Allen Boretz, about a theatrical troupe chasing their Broadway dreams.

Next will be the world premiere of Katie Forgette’s Evidence of Things Unseen (March 29-April 29, 2017), a family drama about two sisters caring for their father and experiencing loss.

The season will continue with Busman’s Honeymoon (May 17-June 17, 2017), by Dorothy L. Sayers and M. St. Clare Byrne, a murder mystery about a body that is discovered in a newlywed couple’s basement.

Following will be the world premiere of Persuasion (July 12-Aug. 19, 2017), adapted by Harold Taw from Jane Austen, and featuring music and lyrics by Chris Jeffries. The musical follows a young Englishwoman and her efforts to climb social classes and find love.

The season will conclude with the world premiere of Mark St. Germain’s Relativity (Sept. 20- Oct. 21, 2017), about a reporter who unveils secrets about Albert Einstein in 1948, including information about his mysterious daughter. The play is a National New Play Network rolling world premiere.

Taproot Theatre Company, founded in 1976, brings entertainment to the Pacific Northwest with its two performance spaces, acting studio, and touring program.

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