Fiendish Conversation

Breaking Down STG's 2015–16 Season Lineup

New STG season programming director Jack McLarnan talks about minutiae involved with putting together a diverse slate of performances.

05/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with STIFF's Will Chase

We talk with STIFF's programming director as the event reinvents itself as the Seattle Transmedia and Independent Film Festival.

04/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with ACT Theatre's Kurt Beattie

The artistic director discusses ACT's 50th anniversary and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

04/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Perfume Genius

Singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas chats about his acclaimed album 'Too Bright' before playing the Paramount with Belle and Sebastian.

04/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Death Cab for Cutie's Nick Harmer

The band's bassist discusses the new album Kintsugi and the post–Chris Walla era.

03/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Justin Huertas

The playwright and actor shares the origin story of his superhero musical 'Lizard Boy.'

03/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Chastity Belt's Julia Shapiro

The singer discusses 'Time to Come Home,' tech bros, inverted boredom, and school picture day.

03/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Men's Chorus's Dennis Coleman

The departing artistic director discusses the emotional weight and importance of SMC's Legacy.

03/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Eric Ankrim

The actor discusses the showstopping musical sincerity of 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.'

03/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with THEESatisfaction

The Seattle hip-hop duo discuses their new sophomore Sub Pop album 'EarthEE.'

02/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Jet City Improv's Andrew McMasters

The cofounder of Jet City discusses manic fun of the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (which he also cofounded).

02/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Art Museum's Barbara Brotherton

The native art curator discusses the musuem's new exhibit Indigenous Beauty.

02/12/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with 'Treehouse Masters' Host Pete Nelson

The master builder and Animal Planet star discusses his favorite creations and his surprising love of indie rock.

02/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Bill Frisell

The jazz guitarist talks about rediscovering his rock roots on 'Guitar in the Space Age!'.

01/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Cheryl L. West

The playwright discusses the myth of 'Mwindo' at Seattle Children's Theatre.

01/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Hugo House's Tree Swenson

The executive director of the literary non-profit organization discusses the Carolyn Kizer tribute and up-and-coming local writers.

01/15/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Greer Grimsley

The frequent Seattle Opera star discusses 'Tosca,' his favorite roles, and dispelling operatic stereotypes.

01/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

The Tony and Pulitzer-winning playwright discusses Seattle Rep's productions of 'All the Way' and 'The Great Society.'

12/04/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

The Stories Behind Maurice Sendak's 'Nutcracker' Designs

The longtime PNB costumer Mark Zappone shares stories of Maurice Sendak and the man's iconic 'Nutcracker' designs.

12/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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A Fiendish Conversation with Andrew Joslyn

The Passenger String Quartet leader discusses the ensemble's new album with David Bazan and touring with Macklemore.

11/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld