Real letters by real people, read by great actors.

The formula is simple. Each show brings together letters to and from the famous, the infamous, and all us regular folk—making history come to life in surprising, inspiring, and hilarious ways.


David Quicksall & Jamie Maschler in FAME—they’re *not* going to live forever, ACT Theatre, Seattle, Feb, 2016. MJ SEIBER/©LETTERS ALOUD LLC

 “Connoisseurs of other people’s communiques…reciting eloquent missives by renowned figures.”
– Misha Berson, Seattle Times

“It makes you reflect on the world and your own life and our personal connection to history.”
– Nancy Guppy, host of Seattle Channel’s ArtZone

“I hope they keep doing these. I would come to all of them.”
-DEAR DAD audience member, Father’s Day, 2013


Private letters read in public