Midweek News – September 30


Here’s news from the local performing arts community and beyond:

The Seattle Rep, deep in debt, takes a big gamble on their coming season.

If/Then, coming soon to the Paramount Theatre with Idina Menzel in the lead role, had its full cast announcement recently.

Kelly Tweeddale, the longtime executive director of Seattle Opera, is moving north with a new position at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Seattle Symphony celebrates the 400th anniversary of Cervantes‘ completion of Don Quixote with a work by Strauss. Learn more, here.

Raymond Carver’s short stories will make their way to Book-It‘s stage soon.

UW World Series recently hosted Sankai Juku. It was a dazzling performance.

A man has been charged with breaking a $120,000 Dale Chihuly glass sculpture in Tacoma.

Finally, one of the best art museums in America? The Seattle Art Museum.