A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
The opioid crisis hits too close to home for a small community in rural Washington when a twelve-year-old boy overdoses on Oxycontin. At turns both comic and starkly straightforward, this world-premiere play by the winner of the Seattle Public Theater's inaugural Emerald Prize explores the struggle of everyday, working-class Americans who face the failure of systems designed to help them. Fire Season is sure to spark discussion when it comes to the stage at Seattle's Bathhouse Theater.
The stage is set for the big comedy variete show, the theater is packed, the band is ready -- but the tour bus with all the performers has broken down! Now Frank Olivier must pull off the show of his life and perform all 16 twisted variety acts himself, aided only by Flynch, his loyal hunchback assistant. The Twisted Cabaret Orchestra accompanies as Olivier delights with juggling, mind reading, knife-throwing, magic, fire-eating and other unbelievable feats. See the madcap variety show that the New York Times called "wickedly funny" at the Hale's Ales Palladium Theater in Seattle.
Race -- often times considered a four-letter word that no one wants to talk about, the big elephant in the room in today's political and social climate. Lifting the veil on what it means to be black in America and offering a profound and sometimes unsettling insight into the emotional and physical toll racial division can cause, Unapologetically Black is a collection of true stories as told by those who lived through them. Each story is a profound display of humanity and triumph amid racial and ethnic division across a variety of topics including mental health, law enforcement, education, relationships, identity and more. Join Allegory: Stories That Shape the Soul for this groundbreaking debut at Center Theatre in Seattle.
Raise a pint to The Choir of Man, an across-the-pond hit now importing its singing, dancing, stomping concert show to American shores for the very first time. You're invited to a friendly night at a working pub, where nine of the handsomest, sweetest-voiced blokes you'll ever meet proceed to let loose with all manner of musical revelry, from pub and folk tunes to Broadway hits and classic rock faves. And all you've got to do is sit back, relax (or get up and dance) and have an awesome time. This revue hits the Moore Theatre in Seattle with tunes on board from Guns 'n' Roses, Adele, Queen, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fiddler on the Roof, Katy Perry, Avicii and more.
PJ Masks Live! is back with an all-new, super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ Masks! Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, along with their new friend PJ Robot, as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains -- Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl! Fluttering Feathers! Leaping Lizards! What a CAT-tastrophe! Leaping, flipping and climbing -- live on stage! Complete with your favorite music and brand new songs you've never heard before! Don't sleep through it -- watch The PJ Masks! Save the Day live on stage at Seattle's Paramount Theatre.
Following the world premiere's "rapturous reception" (The Washington Post), the smash hit of the 2017 Santa Fe Opera season now makes its West Coast debut at Seattle's McCaw Hall. This innovative portrait of Apple's visionary co-founder "does what opera does best: giving audiences a glimpse into the inner life of its title character" (Marin Independent Journal). Mason Bates' score dazzles with a glossy mix of lyrical and rhythmic music, combining traditional and electronic instrumentation. Mark Campbell's compelling, funny and touching libretto interweaves universal themes of communication and connection, treating its subject with respect and humanity. Kevin Newbury's sharp and "visually stunning" (ABQ Journal) staging utilizes state-of-the-art technology to artfully conjure up and skillfully transition among the opera's 18 scenes. Don't miss this remarkable example of heightened theatrical imagination courtesy of Seattle Opera.
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater-"Memory". Winner of 7 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Miserables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!
Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage.
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today).
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before-get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!