Two theatrical venues both alike in vision, full of sound and fury, signifying a delectably entertaining evening of spectacle and dining. And each actor and waiter plays their part. Café Nordo joins forces for the first time with Book-it Repertory Theatre to transport audiences back to 1920s Paris, where Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast comes to life. Audiences will have a dinner date with struggling young Hemingway as he rubs elbows in the salon of Gertrude Stein at 27 rue de Fleurus with the likes of Sylvia Beach, Aleister Crowley, F.
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Lisa Kron, Tony Award–winning writer, humorist, performer, playwright and lyricist, takes audiences on an unexpected and intricate journey that explores why some people stay sick while others heal.
A 7.5-cent pay raise is at the center of a conflict between management and the workers in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in this triple Tony Award winner. A sensational Seattle cast stars in the musical that defined Bob Fosse’s signature style with seductive dance numbers like “Steam Heat” and “Hey There.” You’ll have stars in your eyes.
MacArthur “genius” Weems, “one of the most influential artists in America,” according to The New York Times, exhibits a haunting triptych depicting an enslaved South Carolina woman of the Gullah tribe who lived on islands off the coast of America, yearning for Africa. Weems turns dehumanizing history into an homage to the subject’s body and image. Abraham Lincoln said, “If slavery is not wrong, then nothing is wrong.” That’s what these pictures say in a visual way.
This exhibit of 39 works on loan from Paul Allen’s exceptionally wide-ranging collection is a take on landscape painting—from a small window to the world to artists’ expansive experiences with their surroundings on land and sea. Organized by the Seattle Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.
Ann Johnston’s show of 30 7-foot-tall quilts addressing our connection to nature and man’s influence on the landscape.
How Seattle became one of America’s best places to eat is explored in this exhibit curated by double James Beard Award–winning writer Rebekah Denn.
This tale, adapted by Greg Banks—the same playwright that delivered Seattle Children Theatre’s megahit Robin Hood—is rich with Irish folklore, lyrical writing and Gaelic music. There is only one bigger children’s theater in America, and for quality, SCT easily competes with any grownup-only theater in town.
This American Life contributor Ben Fountain’s first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, on top of his previous Pushcart, O. Henry, Whiting and PEN/Hemingway awards. A Seattle Arts & Lectures event.
Back by popular demand, the 3-year-old Rambunctious series boasts four world premieres and live music performed by artists onstage with the dancers.