Midweek News – February 10


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

Donald Byrd of Seattle’s Spectrum Dance Theater wants to talk about race.

5th Avenue Theatre’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying succeeds. It’s funny because great satire never dies.

Congratulations to Misha Berson, who is stepping down after 25 years of local theater criticism. Her thoughts upon leaving it behind.

Seattle Repertory Theatre is showcasing Constellations. It’s a simple love story but deceptively complex.

From constellations to stars, Taproot Theatre is presenting Silent Sky, about pioneering astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. It is an excellent tribute to her.

Ready to get campy with Seattle Women’s Chorus? They’re gearing up for their performance entitled CAMP.

Queens go head-to-head (one might lose one) in Seattle Opera’s Mary Stuart. A preview, here.

Seattle Art Museum has a new exhibition: “A New Republic,” the work of Kehinde Wiley.

It’s official – Disney’s hugely successful Frozen is heading to Broadway. Also heading to Broadway? To Kill a Mockingbird

Finally – some carpool karaoke with Sir Elton John.