Upcoming Public Events

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Post Play Discussion
Members of the Seattle Rep’s artistic department and/or cast members discuss with the audience the making of Dry Powder, immediately following the performance in the theatre.
Wednesday, April 5 after the 2 p.m. performance

Here Lies Love Q&A with David Byrne
Thursday, April 20 from 4-5 p.m.
MoPOP - 325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA

Speak Up! Exploration of Youth Resistance: Past and Present
Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
UW Communications Building 120
4109 NE Seasons Way Padelford Parking Lot ($5)

Speak Up!: Exploration of the People Power Revolution
Tuesday, April 25 from 9-9:45 p.m.
SRT Rotunda

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With panelists Vicente L. Rafael: Professor of History and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Washington
Odette Polintan: eyewitness to the People Power Revolution; anti-Marcos and human rights activist
Kim Komenich: winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for coverage of the People Power Revolution; Assistant Professor for Photojournalism, San Francisco State University
Naty Lamug: eyewitness and participant of the religious sector during the People Power Revolution

Moderator: Cindy Domingo: Philippines and U.S. anti-Marcos and human rights activist; former member, Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP)

This panel of participants, activists, and historians will relay their firsthand accounts of how the Filipino people’s campaign of civil resistance led to the end of the Marcos regime and reinstatement of a democratic Philippines culminating in 1986.

Speak Up! Women of the Resistance
Sunday, April 30 from 3:30-4:15 p.m.
SRT Rotunda

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With panelists: Aretha Basu: Co-founder of Women of Color for Systemic Change; Black Lives Matter; ASUW officer, University of Washington Bothell
Cindy Domingo: Philippine and U.S. anti-Marcos and human rights activist; delegation leader and activist on Cuba; former member, Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP)
Palmira Figueroa: Organizer, Seattle Womxn’s March
Moderator: Maria Batayola: playwright; long-time community and human rights activist

Women played a central role in the struggle during the Marcos dictatorship. From the Manila Underground to the streets of Seattle, they asserted women’s empowerment and opposed the patriarchy. This panel will introduce local activists from the Filipino and Filipino American communities, as well as organizers from groups including Black Lives Matter and the Womxn’s March working with sects of the Women Resistance Movement.

Community Event: Welcome Reception for Cast Members at the Filipino Community Center
Monday, May 8 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Filipino Community Center, 5740 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98118

Speak Up!: Narratives of the Anti-Marcos Movement
Tuesday, May 9 from 9-9:45 p.m.
SRT Rotunda

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With panelists Mila De Guzman: author of Women Against Marcos: Stories of Filipino and Filipino American Women Who Fought a Dictator; member of the Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc. and SF-Bay Area Filipino American Human Rights Alliance
Michael Withey: human rights attorney; author of Summary Execution: The Political Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes
Cindy Domingo: Philippine and U.S. human rights and anti-Marcos activist; co-editor of A Time to Rise: Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP)
Tom Churchill: author of Triumph over Marcos, Centralia Dead March, and plays produced on Whidbey Island Moderator: Kristin Leahey, Seattle Repertory Theatre Literary Director

Join this lively discussion in which local authors share their publications and upcoming books on the anti-Marcos movement stateside and in the Philippines, with an emphasis on the work that happened in Seattle to counter the regime.

Cast Members of HereLies Love Conversation Panel
Saturday, May 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Filipino Community Center
5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, Seattle

Speak Up! Celebrating the Seattle Filipino Community
Saturday, May 13 from 3:30-4:15 p.m.
SRT Poncho Auditorium

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With panelists Third Andresen, PhD: Director, UW Philippines Study Abroad Program; Director, UW Northwest Hip Hop Archive/Collections; Faculty at Comparative History of Ideas and Honors Program
Dorothy Cordova: Executive Director, Filipino American National Historical Society
Manuel Cawaling: theatre director, performer, and arts administrator; lineage from the islands of Bohol and Panay
Katrina Pestaño: artist and organizer
Justin Huertas: composer, playwright, musician; commissioned Seattle Repertory Theatre writer
Aleksa Manila: Founder, Pride ASIA; Chief Entertainment Officer, AleksaManila.com

Moderator: Sheila Burrus: Executive Director, Filipino Community Center of Seattle

This forum will introduce audiences to luminaries of Seattle’s Filipino and Filipino American communities. This remarkable collection of artists, activists, and leaders will discuss their impact on the city, as they unpack Here Lies Love.

FYLPRO Post-Show Meet and Greet and Q&A
Saturday, June 3 following the 7:30 p.m. performance
SRT lobby space

Upcoming Private Events

Subscribers and donors have access to a number of invitation-only events. All are designed to take you behind-the-scenes and provide opportunities to learn more about the people and plays that make the Rep so unique.

Baird Donor Lounge
For donors of $1,000 and up
Enjoy complimentary beverages and dessert pre-show and intermission
For Bagley Wright Theatre shows on Thursday and Saturday evenings