Midweek News

News Cast

Here are some news bits from Seattle’s performing arts community and beyond:

Book-It’s ambitious production Slaughterhouse-Five discussed here.

Chelsea Cook, who designed the costumes for Book-It‘s recent adaptation of The Dog of the South, answered our Five Friday Questions.

Have you seen ACT’s production of Threesome yet? It’s “gripping and gutsy.”
Did you know that Seattle Repertory Theatre has a Writers Group for new and developing playwrights? You can hear their works-in-progress this week.

Did you know that the University of Washington’s School of Drama has been around for 75 years? Congratulations! Their 2015-16 season is highlighted here.

Crosscut has asked: Does Seattle understand how to nurture its own creativity?

Perhaps it does? The City of Seattle, the Seattle Public School District, the Seattle Foundation and a host of nonprofit community-based arts organizations teamed up to build Creative Advantage.

Finally, what we should stop ‘defending’: music education.