Midweek News – June 15


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

Congratulations to the Tony Award winners. Or perhaps they should be called the Hamilton-y Awards.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton, gave a moving speech at the award show in light of the tragedy in Orlando

Hamilton ticket prices are now soaring on Broadway. Can’t afford tickets? Some highlights of the show. 

What Tony-nominated shows other than Hamilton (coming to the Paramount!) might come to Seattle? Find out here.

The 5th Avenue Theatre is presenting a refurbished Paint Your Wagon. It’s discussed here. We sent an artist to see the show, see her visual impression here. The show was reviewed here

The Seattle International Film Festival ended last weekend. What were audience’s favorite films? These.

The Seattle Art Museum’s Graphic Masters exhibit is a “finely mounted show.” 

Finally, if you haven’t gotten your fill of Hamilton, a zoo in Chicago has a camel you might like.