Midweek News – April 13


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

ACT Theatre’s Bloomsdaypremiered recently, has won a citation from the American Theatre Critics Association. The play was written by local favorite Steven Dietz.

Currently at ACT, in collaboration with the 5th Avenue Theatre, is Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins. Meet some of the would-be presidential killers here.

Coming soon to the Paramount Theatre will be Motown the Musical. It’ll also be coming back soon to Broadway.

Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts has an illustrious history. A new exhibit proves it.

Seattle’s Hugo House is a haven for local writers. It’s also on the move, now temporarily near the Frye Art Museum.

The musical Hamilton is all the rage. It’ll be traveling to Seattle. Why Hamilton matters.

Meet Zari. She’s the first Afghan Muppet.

Finally, what happens when Beethoven meets…Kanye West?