Midweek News – April 12


Here’s news from Seattle’s performing arts community and beyond.

Here Lies Love is being staged at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Here’s a first look and here’s a look behind-the-scenes. The David Byrne musical is a big deal. There’s more discussed about it here and here.

The Seattle International Film Festival is fast approaching. What is giong to be the opening night film? This one.

Seattle Opera is presenting Mozart’s famous work, The Magic Flute, soon. Take a quick gander at the coming show, here.

Also coming soon to Seattle is the musical of Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion. Romy and Michele were just recently cast for the 5th Avenue Theatre production.

Meany Center for the Performing Arts recently announced their 2017-18 season. Some highlights of the coming year can be found, here.

Congratulations to Wave Books. The local poetry publisher recently won the Pulitzer Prize.

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama went to Lynn Nottage for Sweat.

Finally, taking arts classes have lifelong effects.