Treachery with modern twist in King Lear

A kingdom divided, a family partitioned: Seattle Pacific University’s Theatre Department takes on King Lear. One of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, King Lear is a story of treachery, loss and dysfunction. “Every aspect of the production blew me away, from the lights and sound to the costumes…the show was very meticulous,” said Natalie Gress, the […]

SPU Alum realizes potential

Philip Jacobs bridges the gap between business and rap. He sings under the name Sharp Skills and combines his business knowledge, musical background and strong will. A 2008 Seattle Pacific graduate and an accomplished musician, Jacobs owes his success to his faith, his family and his relentless disposition. His mother, Gwendolyn Philips, is featured in […]

Seattle Shakespeare Company explores seedy Vienna in ‘Measure for Measure’

Seattle Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Measure for Measure exhibits a cast of vibrant characters, emotional turmoil and ethical conflict. Despite a somewhat stagnant beginning that left little hope for the next several hours, SSC came through yet again. One of William Shakespeare’s less popular plays, Measure for Measure deemed itself worthy by the end of […]

Make way for Paddington Bear

Paddington is a witty and charming film for both families and individuals. It has a cute, heartwarming story that is endlessly entertaining. Paddington is based on the Paddington Bear, a fictional anthropomorphized bear in English children’s literature written by British author Michael Bond. The titular bear takes his name from London’s Paddington Station. Paddington follows […]