News Cast

How about a news blast of stories about theatre arts in Seattle and beyond?

Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s world premiere of Lizard Boy, a production about monsters, and love, and Mount Saint Helens, is making waves. KUOW recently discussed it.

The London Symphony is about to make its Benaroya Hall debut soon. The Seattle Times took note, here.

Did you know that departed principal ballerina Noelani Pantastico has returned to the Pacific Northwest Ballet? It’s true.

Have you seen the 5th Avenue Theatre/ACT co-production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris? This City Arts review says it’s “dazzlingly sung.”

Speaking of 5th Ave: they are going to develop a musical based on a novel written by Anne Rice. Read more about it here.

Also, 5th Ave announced the cast for its upcoming Jasper in Deadland (our sneak peak here), which replaces the straight-to-Broadway Something Rotten! and it includes Book of Mormon‘s Matt Doyle and New Yorker Sydney Shepherd in the lead roles, plus Andi AlhadeffKyle BernbachJared Michael BrownKyle Robert CarterTaryn DarrSarah Rose DavisFrederick HagreenLouis HobsonDiana HueyBrandi Chavonne MasseyCaety Sagoian and Evan Woltz. Local phenom Brandon Ivie will direct.

KING FM and Seattle Symphony are now collaborating on a new streaming channel. Download beautiful music directly into your ears here.

Have you seen Tartuffe at Seattle Shakespeare Company? Seattle Gay News says it’s delightful.

Speight Jenkins, the former general director of Seattle Opera, was awarded a medal recently from France.

How do you find opera’s next stars? The Wall Street Journal looks into the answer.

Do you like theatre? Do you like listening to podcasts? Do you want to listen to podcasts about theatre? You’re in luck.

Finally, do you know what’s good for a healthy heart? Classical music.