News Cast

News Cast

Here’s this week’s arts and performance news from Seattle and beyond: 

The Intiman Theatre just received a grant for $500,000 dollars. Congratulations!

A big congratulations to Seattle Repertory Theatre. They recently announced their new season. A world-premiere musical, Sherlock Holmes, and a Pulitzer Prize-winner are amongst the shows.

The 41st Seattle International Film Festival will kick off in May with a Paul Feig comedy.

ACT Theatre’s artistic director, Kurt Beattie, discusses ACT’s 50th anniversary and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof here.

Have you seen Pacific Northwest Ballet‘s Swan Lake yet? It’ll make you swoon.

The Wallace Foundation awarded grants to the Seattle Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Seattle Opera recently. The grants are substantial.

Local author Sherman Alexie‘s novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, is the most frequently banned and challenged book of 2014. He’s pretty happy about it.

Finally, have you heard about the tutu crisis happening right now in the ballet world? No joke.