Midweek News – February 3


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

Currently running at Seattle Rep is Nick Payne‘s play, Constellations. It’s a love story and critics agree: the play works. We sent an artist to see it and she visually interpreted the show this way.

Members of the Seattle Police Department took in a show recently. It was the Holocaust drama Hana’s Suitcase, now playing at the Seattle Children’s Theatre. It was used as a tool for them as tolerance training.

Woody Allen‘s Bullets Over Broadway has taken over the Paramount stage. Here’s an interview with the man playing Cheech on stage, Jeff Brooks.

City Arts’ 2016 Winter Art Walk Awards event is coming February 11th. Here’s a preview.

There are many more performing arts events coming soon. Here are 35 arts happenings you must check out this season.

Who should pay for the arts in America? The Atlantic explores that question here.

How should we address diversity problems in opera? Opera News examines it here.

How does a ballet dancer’s brain change during practice? The Daily Mail reveals the answer here.

Finally, the story of the football star turned opera star.