Book-It Repertory Theatre


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by Jonathan Raban
Adapted by Julie Beckman | Directed by Mary Machala


Set in a dotcom-frenzied Seattle, Jonathan Raban’s Waxwings is a hugely entertaining satire on the American dream, as envisioned through the eyes of a Hungarian-born British expatriate professor and a charismatic Chinese immigrant. The author of 10 books and recipient of numerous awards (including the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award), Raban has lived in Seattle for the past 14 years. Kirkus Reviews calls Waxwings “one of the best accounts ever written of an American era”; The Washington Post calls it “both a comedy of manners and a superbly funny social satire.”

Terry Edward Moore
Sam Lai
Teri Lazzara
Kelly Kitchens
Ray Gonzalez
George Mount
James Dean
Kathy Hsieh
Brandon Whitehead

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Jeff Cook, Scenic Designer
Carisa Bush, Costume Designer
Brian Healy, Lighting Designer
Dan Dennis, Sound Designer
Jodi Sauerbier, Properties Designer
Jim Graham, Technical Director

Miller Freeman, Stage Manager

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