Past Bedtime at SCT
We invite you to join us for a night of drinks, dancing, desserts and lively performances!
This one-night-only 1920’s live radio hour written and directed by Artistic Director Courtney Sale is full of mystery, adventure and hijinks! It will also give you a sneak peek into SCT’s 17/18 season! With a cast comprised of Seattle notables, including many of the theatres own trustees in their stage debuts, the night will surely be one to remember. There will also be two nifty raffle items for Past Bedtime!
1) Two Coach Class Alaska Airlines Vouchers - $50 per ticket (quantities limited). Soar at 35,000 feet to a destination of your choice compliments of Alaska Airlines; restrictions apply. Thank you to Alaska Airlines.
2) Radiohead Key Arena Suite - $50 per ticket (quantities limited). Calling all Radiohead fans. Gather 15 of your closest friends for an evening in a Key Arena Suite while you rock out to the musical stylings of English rock band Radiohead on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Package includes 16 tickets and 4 parking passes. Thank you to Virginia Mason.
*Cast list to be posted soon. Follow along by RSVP'ing to our facebook event here and receive notifications!
Sherman Alexie: "Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Sherman Alexie is a poet, short story writer, novelist, and performer."
Mimi Gan: SCT Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Bob Evans: Community organizer, and former early elementary educator in the inner city for twenty years. He is involved in many community groups with a focus on making "connections". He has served on the SCT Board for the past ten years. He is also on the Pride Foundation Board where he and his family also sponsor two college scholarships. He and Steve Davis live in downtown Seattle and have a 20 year old son Ben.
Steve Davis: President and CEO of PATH, and a lecturer on social innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the boards of InterAction and Global Partnerships, and engaged at the World Economic Forum and Clinton Global Initiative. Steve earned his BA from Princeton University, his MA in Chinese studies from University of Washington, and his law degree from Columbia University.
M.J. McDermott: The morning meteorologist on Q13 News. Before making a career change to become a meteorologist, she was an actor with a fondness for children’s theatre. Way back in the 90s she did two shows at the Seattle Children’s Theatre – The Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and the school tour show N Power. Also in the 90s, she co-hosted a children’s TV show on KSTW with a raccoon named Rosco, winning an Emmy for that work, and she was a D.J. on KidStar Radio (“Radio just for kids!”). Waaaay back in the 80s she did children’s theatre all over the New York area with the Yates Musical Theatre for Children.
Aimee Vaughan: After moving to Seattle with her family in 1996, Aimee served as a Seattle Children’s Theatre Trustee from 1996 to 2013. Aimee’s passion for the arts includes service on many boards including Pacific Northwest Ballet, Cornish School of the Arts and the Performing Arts Center on the Eastside; now known as the Tateuchi Center. Aimee’s love for the arts started in Cincinnati, Ohio where she attended the School for Creative and Performing Arts. The Vaughan family is no stranger to SCT as Aimee and her husband Greg love coming to SCT productions. Aimee’s son, Brandon, played the young Martin Luther King Jr. in SCT’s production of When I Grow Up, I’m Going To Get Some Big Words. Her daughter, Alyssa, lives in New York City. Aimee is excited to be back on the stage at Seattle Children’s Theatre!
Basil Harris: A Seattle-based actor who's appeared in SCT favorites such as Robin Hood, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi, Go, Dog. Go!, and more. He's also appeared on stage locally at Seattle Rep, Strawberry Theater Workshop, 14/48 Projects, and Empty Space, as well as at The New Victory Theatre in NYC and Actors Express in Atlanta. This spring, he's headed to Dublin, Ohio's Tantrum Theatre to play Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream. More at basilharris.com.
Tom Skerritt: An actor whose career includes several Oscar winners and movie classics including M*A*S*H, Alien, A River Runs Through It, Steel Magnolias, Top Gun, and Contact. Twice Golden Globe nominee and Best Actor Emmy for his Emmy Award series, Picket Fences, he has done Our Town with director Bart Sherr, performed on Broadway in John Grisham’s, A Time to Kill and recently in the Pacific NW Ballet production of Don Quixote. Along with the late Stewart Stern (Rebel Without a Cause) and other film and story focused educators, Skerritt founded The Film School in 2003, a program teaching the Storytelling process. The Film School has become synonymous with forward-looking and effective training for the basis of good storytelling. In 2012, Skerritt began The Red Badge Project, a program to teach Storytelling to PTS men and women Vets at JBLM and VA vet centers. He served four years in the US military before entering Wayne State University as an English major. He transferred to UCLA to learn screenwriting and developed interest in directing film. To learn how to direct actors, he began acting in local theaters. A theater performance led to a professional acting role in the film War Hunt, where he met other young hopefuls, Robert Redford and the late Sydney Pollock. He also befriended a television director, Robert Altman, with whom he mentored for several years prior to working in M*A*S*H. He also mentored with Hal Ashby, Ridley and Tony Scott, and has directed TV episodes of Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, Allie McBeal, long form cable TV film, as well as theatre. He is currently developing a Seattle centered new media content provider, HEYOU MEDIA HOLDINGS INC, focused on future content needs of mobile media and home entertainment.
Charles Royer: Mayor of Seattle from 1978 through 1989 following a career in newspaper and television journalism. After leaving office, Mr. Royer served as Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University and as Lecturer at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. A downtown Seattle resident, he currently serves as a Trustee of the Downtown Seattle Association, Co-Chair of the Seattle Waterfront Committee, and Chair of the Major League Baseball Public Facilities District, the owner of Safeco Field.
Bob Royer: his career spans involvement in Seattle news business, the city’s political life, and being a Pacific Northwest historian. He ran his brother’s campaign for Mayor of Seattle in 1977 and served as the deputy mayor for the first five of Charley Royer’s 12 years in office. He is also alumnus of KING Broadcasting, where he covered state politics. He is a seasoned consultant on regional electricity, water, wastewater and environmental issues. He writes a blog on local history – www.thecascadsiacourier.com – and is Chair of the Board of www.historylink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington. He works at the Seattle office of Gallatin Public Affairs and is married to Barbara Larimer, a Children’s Theater executive committee member of the Board of Trustees.
Andrew Parcel: an Advisor based in Seattle. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2010, Andrew was a Senior Consultant in new technology commercialization with Accenture Technology Labs, followed by a role as Director of Client Services for a private equity-backed outsourcing firm. Andrew holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business where he continues to participate as a member of Foster’s Employer Advisory Board on behalf of Goldman Sachs. Andrew is an active participant in the community, where he currently serves as Trustee of the Seattle Children’s Theatre and on the finance committee of the Stroum Jewish Community Center, while he formerly served as President of the Young Professionals International Network, Trustee of the World Affairs Council of Seattle, Board Fellow with Encompass Northwest, and as an Associate with ArtsFund.
Kendall Cammermeyer: an avid lover of theatre, particularly Seattle Children's Theatre. She performed in school plays and musicals in her youth on the east coast and most recently secured a walk on role during SCT's 2012 production of The Wizard of Oz. In case you missed the show, she was a Citizen of Oz with a smashing red wig and incredible hand waving. Kendall is not a professional actress but she plays one in her living room with her two children, Jack (age 11) and Charlotte (age 9). She is a proud member of the Board of Trustees at Seattle Children's Theatre. Kendall is also Assistant General Counsel for Puget Sound Energy, a graduate of Cornell Law School and Wellesley College.
Stay tuned for more cast reveals!
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
8:00pm | Doors open for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, photo ops, raffles and more!
9:00pm | Live Radio show begins, including a live Pledge Break in support of SCT’s School Children Access Program
10:00pm | Live music, desserts and dancing in SCT’s PACCAR lobby
* 21 and over only event
** Festive 1920's cocktail attire highly suggested
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas Street
Seattle, WA 98109
Recommended parking: 1st Ave North Garage
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