Midweek News – March 1


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

Congratulations, Village Theatre, on your coming 2017-18 season!

The Seattle Repertory Theatre is presenting Well, written by Fun Home writer Lisa Kron. The show is “fun” and discussed, here. The show’s star, Sara Rudinoff, is interviewed, here.

The Seattle Opera is presenting the Czech musical, Katya Kabanova. It is “searing.” Learn more about the cast, here.

Book-It Repertory Theatre is presenting with Cafe Nordo a theatrical culinary experience of A Moveable Feast. It’s “peppy.” 

There’s a few days left to catch 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of Pajama Game. It’s “steaming hot.” Here’s a profile of the director of the show, Bill Berry. A cast member, Kyle Robert Carter, is interviewed, here.

The Upstream Music Fest is coming soon to Seattle. You can read the lineup, here. Encore’s own Ryan Devlin, lead singer of the Smokey Brights, is set to perform during the festival. 

Finally, will the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities survive during the Trump administration? Arts groups are worried.