Midweek News – November 30


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

The 5th Avenue Theatre is presenting Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The mermaid is Asian. The color blind casting discussed, here.

Book-It Repertory Theatre is showcasing Robert Louis Stevenson’s swashbuckling tale, Treasure Island. Hear about the show, here. If you’re interested in how they learn to talk like a pirate, you can find out, here.

On stage at the Seattle Repertory Theatre is King Charles III. The ambitious drama is discussed, here.

Joseph Rosa is the new director at the Frye Art Museum. City Arts recently caught up with him. The interview can be found, here.

Artists have imagined what Seattle would be like as a better city. The exhibit it titled “The Bureau of Arts and Culture.”

After the cast of Hamilton stood up to Mike Pence, there’s been a call for all theatre to make a stand. Indeed, theatre can save lives.