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Production shot from The Spyglass Seven by Michael Seebold
-2012 NC State Production of The Spyglass Seven

The 2012 Arts NC State Creative Artist Award winning play, THE SPYGLASS SEVEN, written by NC State University alumnus Michael Seebold will have its NYC and off-broadway premiere Halloween Night 2017. It will feature NC State and University Theatre alumna Diana Quetti in the role of “Beauty.” Michael Seebold holds an MA in World Literature and a BA in both Literature and Philosophy from NC State where The Spyglass Seven had its world premiere.

We are excited to hear his work continues in New York City and brought to life by our very own Diana Quetti. Check out more below about their upcoming production and see how you too can become a Creative Artist at NC State.

Evening Crane Theatre


NC State Creative Artist Award

Michael Seebold (Playwright / Director) is a playwright, actor, and Director of The Evening Crane Theatre. This Halloween marks the NYC premiere of his first original work for the stage, The Spyglass Seven. Recent Off-Broadway directing credits include Lord Byron’s Marino Faliero Doge of Venice, The Two Foscari and Werner, or The Inheritance. He holds an MA in World Literature and BAs in Literature and Philosophy with Valedictorian Honors from NCSU.

Diana Quetti (Beauty) graduated from North Carolina State University in May 2014 with a major in Communication Media and a minor in Theatre Arts. She then continued her studies in NYC, and graduated from Circle in the Square Theatre School’s 2-year Professional Workshop conservatory in June 2016. Most recent credits include: Spring Awakening, A Christmas Carol and Heaven & Earth.