Midweek News – January 11


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

Hamilton is coming. Repeat: HAMILTON IS COMING. Seattle Theatre Group recently announced their 2017-18 season. Along with Hamilton, Les Miserables, The Bodyguard and more are heading to Paramount’s stage.

The life of Woodie Guthrie is presented on stage at Seattle Rep with Woody Sez. Learn more about the production, here, here and here.

La traviata will soon be seen at McCaw Hall. Here’s some behind-the-scenes news about the Seattle Opera production. Here’s the cast.

The Pacific Northwest Ballet is staging a retelling of Cinderella soon with Cendrillon. Learn more about it, here.

Currently at Paramount Theatre is the touring Broadway production of Finding Neverland. Here’s an interview with one of the stars. Here’s a bit about the history of Peter Pan.

Talking about Broadway, why is theatre attendance at an all-time high? Some answers.

Finally, here’s David Bowie giving some advice to artists.