Midweek News – February 15


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

A hearty congratulations goes out to the Seattle Symphony. They just won a Grammy award. They also just recently had a concert celebrating immigrants from the seven countries affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban. You can watch that concert in its entirety, here. They’re also bringing the homeless into the concert hall. That story, here.

Another congratulations goes to the Pacific Northwest Ballet. They just recently announced their 2017-18 season. Learn more about about that, here. Also, their recent production of Cendrillon was well-received. Read an interview with one of the dancers, Miles Pertl, here.

City Arts is busy these days. They recently had their annual Art Walk Awards. Check out the winners and photos, here. Also, coming March 3-5 is their Genre Bender program. Learn about that, via “Art Zone,” here.

Seattle Repertory Theatre is putting on Well, written by Fun Home creator Lisa Kron. We talked to Sarah Rudinoff, one of the show’s stars, here.

Seattle Shakespeare Company is presenting Bring Down the House, a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy done by an all-female cast. It’s discussed, here, and reviewed, here

Finally, do you like Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle? You’re in luck, opera lover. You can watch all of it, 15 hours worth, here.