Midweek News – June 1


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

Welcome to Pride Month, Seattle.

Six Seattle creatives recently discussed race in art.

Speaking of race, the Intiman Theatre’s new season is dedicated to plays by black women. The first play of their season is Stick Fly. City Arts discussed it here.

Speaking woman, is Broadway woman enough? The New York Times investigates.

Motown the Musical is now showing at the Paramount Theatre. The star of the show is Chester Gregory, interviewed here. What are some of the tunes you can expect in the production? These ones.

Benaroya Hall will be alive with music this weekend with the strains of Shostakovich and Stravinsky, thanks to the Seattle Symphony.

Speaking of music, there’s a push to find music talent in Seattle’s lower income schools.

Book-It Rep is showcasing The Brothers K. A discussion about it here.

It’s sunny in Seattle. Time to watch movies outside.

Finally – did they just find Aristotle’s tomb?