Midweek News – March 9


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

Our thoughts are with our Greenwood neighbors affected by this morning’s explosion.

5th Avenue Theatre is teaming up with ACT Theatre to showcase Stephen Sondheim‘s Assassins. We put an artist in the audience. Learn more about the show here. It’s been described as “powerful.” 

Speaking of 5th Avenue Theatre, they recently announced their 2016-17 season. It’ll be the first time the Tony Award-winning production of Fun Home will be in Seattle. 

UW World Series has a lot going on in March, from dance to Debussy. Learn more here

City Arts‘s annual Genre Bender performance was last weekend. Check out some photos from the event here.

Congatulations to Thomas Dausgaard, Seattle Symphony Orchestra‘s principal guest conductor. He’s extended his contract with the symphony for three more years. 

Finally: Shakespeare performed by…a potato masher