Midweek News – June 22


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

The Seattle Symphony is making a commitment to Seattle’s homeless population with their new Simple Gifts program

The Symphony’s new summer festival highlighting American music is trying to reach new audiences

It’s officially summer. Let’s take a look at what’s coming to Seattle’s stages sometime soon, both here and here

Paint Your Wagon plays at the 5th Avenue Theatre through this coming weekend. A historian’s take on the show.

In Seattle’s visual art world, women are running the show.

Will making art lower stress levels? Yes.

The movie version of the Broadway smash Wicked finally has a release date. It’s going to be awhile yet.

Finally, watch the music video Broadway for Orlando