Midweek News – February 8


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

The Seattle Symphony is performing a free concert tonight and will stream it on Facebook. “Music Beyond Borders: Voices from the Seven” will celebrate the music of the countries affected by Trump’s executive order. 

Writers recently responded to Trump, as well, highlighting our country’s contitutional right of free speech. “Writers Resist” happened recently at Town Hall. 

What is the local arts community going to do in this new world of Trump? Some thoughts

What is the national arts community going to do in this new world of TrumpSome thoughts and some more thoughts

Pacific Northwest Ballet is showcasing Cendrillon, a reimagining of the Cinderella story. It’s “magic.” Here’s an interview with one of the dancers in the production, Miles Pertl

Seattle Shakespeare Company is presenting an all-female cast in Bring Down the House. It is “excellent” and “spirited.” 

The Pajama Game opens soon at the 5th Avenue Theatre. Here’s an interview with two actors in the show, Josh Davis and Kyle Robert Carter

Finally, what does 1,200 musicians playing Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” sound like? Like this