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Casting announced for Seattle Rep 2009-10 season

Local favorites, Seattle up-and-comers and a handful of well-known film and Broadway actors will take the stage for Seattle Repertory Theatre's 2009-10 season. The season opens Sept. 25.

Three of the plays have predominately local casts: Opus, directed by Braden Abraham, stars Charles Leggett, Allen Fitzpatrick, Shawn Belyea, Chelsey Rives and Todd Jefferson Moore. Speech and Debate, directed by Andrea Allen, features newcomers Trick Danneker, Erin Stewart and Justin Huertas alongside veteran performer Amy Thone.

And David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Wilson Milam is chock full of Seattle favorites: John Aylward, Ian Bell, Russell Hodgkinson, Charles Leggett, MJ Sieber and R. Hamilton Wright.

There also will be some famous faces in the season's other shows. Anthony Heald (Silence of the Lambs) plays Shakespeare (or Shag, as they call him) in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival co-production Equivocation.

Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out on Broadway) stars in the world premiere one-man show An Iliad. O'Hare was recently in a slew of films including The Proposal, Duplicity, Milk and Changeling.

Performance days are Wednesday-Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Season tickets are on sale now; single tickets go on sale August 25. Packages range from $75-$435. Single tickets range from $15-$59.

Tickets can be ordered online (, by phone (206-443-2222), or in person at the Seattle Repertory Theatre Box Office.

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