Midweek News – July 6


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

ACT Theatre’s new play, Daisy, explores the commercial that changed U.S. politics. Here’s our interview with the playwright, Sean Devine. And here’s an interview with Daisy actor Bradford Farwell.

The Seattle Symphony‘s “Tuning Up!” summer festival came to a close. They performed John Luther Adams’s “In the White Silence.” It’s discussed here and reviewed here.

Intiman Theatre’s summer festival has one focus – the work of black women.

Seattle Chamber Music Society is celebrating their 35th summer festival. It’s discussed here.

Tech-soaked Seattle, Don Fels writes, needs artists.

Finally, Hamilton. There’s a PBS special about the show coming soon. Also, what have been the Broadway show’s ripple effects to the world at large? These ripples.