Midweek News – May 10


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

Today is the Seattle Foundation’s Give Big campaign. It’s your opportunity to give to your favorite non-profit. 

The Seattle Opera and San Francisco Opera are co-commissioning an opera about the life of Steve Jobs

The Seattle Opera is currently showcasing Mozart’s beloved opera, The Magic Flute. Learn more about it, here. Reviews call it “spellbinding.” 

The Tony Awards are coming soon. The nominations were recently announced. Read the full list of potential winners, here.

Are there many Seattle connections to this year’s Tony Award nominations? Yes.

Come From Away, that was at the Seattle Rep before going onto Broadway, just won Outer Circle Critics awards. 

An American in Paris is currently at the Paramount Theatre. Here’s an interview with twin sisters who are both in the show. 

Book-It Repertory Theatre recently annonced their coming season. Learn more about it, here.

The new Upstream Music Festival is nearly here. Is it Seattle’s answer to Austin?

The Seattle International Film Festival is coming soon. What movies are coming with it? These movies

Talking about movies, Tina Fey’s Mean Girls is turning into a Broadway musical. It’s coming soon.