Gifts For Literature Lovers.

Dear loyal patrons! All of us at Book-It are so very excited for you to come to see out latest production of Jane Austen’s Emma and to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its publishing. Now this may surprise some of you, but here at Book-it we don’t just make superb theatre we also offer excellent …

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Bringing Books to Life…all over the place

Many people aren’t even aware that the biggest impact Book-It has in our community is not on our main stage. Since our inception, we have taken our work to audiences around the Puget Sound Region and beyond. Book-It’s passion for and commitment to literacy urges us to put our mission into action—to inspire our audiences …

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Raymond Carver

  Raymond’s Carver reputation as a writer in the 1980s was rivaled by his reputation as a recovering alcoholic. The public eye fixed on his near-miraculous recovery and continued sobriety throughout the final decade of his life. Today he is considered one of the most important and influential short story writers of the 20th century. …

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Audition Time

                      Every Book-It show grabs characters from their pages and thrusts them onto the stage—but how do we find actual people to play all those characters? Here’s an inside look at how Book-It chooses actors to star in our shows. Book-It’s acclaimed adaptation of Emma …

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The Making of a Poster

Publications and Media Manager Shannon Loys takes us behind the design of the Slaughterhouse-Five poster. In casting three actors to play Billy Pilgrim, [Adapter and Director] Josh Aaseng wanted to emphasize the fractured nature of a mind post-war, post-trauma. And Josh and I decided early on that we wanted to honor that idea in the poster, …

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