Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 14–16

Duff McKagan goes country, drag hits the theater scene, and Seattle Center celebrates black culture.

06/14/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 10–13

An August Wilson play in Spanish, the original story of Studio 54, and an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in Seattle.

06/10/2019 By Lily Hansen

Get Active

Two Seattle Productions Bring Protest to the Stage

Seattle Rep and Spectrum Dance perform pieces based on revolutionary songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne


Sadie and Mac Beth Explore How Violence Affects Young Women

One’s a SIFF film shot in Everett, the other’s a Shakespeare adaptation running at Seattle Rep—both are frighteningly relevant.

05/25/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Witness a Nervous Breakdown Unfold in Real Time with 'The Humans'

Seattle Rep's production of the 2016 Tony Award–winner for Best Play serves turkey with a side of tremendous anxiety.

12/05/2017 By Darren Davis

Theater Review

'Here Lies Love' Turns Romance and Politics into a Disco Dance Party

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical about the Marcos regime offers a unique and immersive theatrical experience at Seattle Rep.

04/27/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld


David Byrne Discusses the Hedonistic Musical Magic of 'Here Lies Love'

A chat with the iconic musician (and Seattle Rep artistic director Braden Abraham) about the one-of-a-kind political disco theatrical experience.

04/06/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Social Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Takes Its 'Shot'

The company's latest piece confronts police shooting unarmed black people. Plus, a conversation about resistance with artistic director Donald Byrd.

01/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Slide Show: Party in the Wings

Seattle Repertory Theatre hosted Party in the Wings, an annual event for theater-lovers in their 20s and 30s.


Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week May 2–8

Soak in early summer fun with Har Mar Superstar, hear Kris Orlowski debut his new album, and bid a temporary farewell to Hugo House.

05/02/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week April 25–May 1

A new album from Erik Blood, a new play from Yussef El Guindi, and a new book from comedian Jen Kirkman.

04/25/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with R. Hamilton Wright

The playwright (and actor) discusses once again bringing fiction's most famed detective to the Seattle Rep stage with 'Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem.'

04/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Slide Show: Seattle Repertory Theatre Annual Gala

Seattle Repertory Theatre hosted one BIG party for their Annual Gala on Saturday, April 9, 2016!


Theater Review

'Constellations' Tells a Simple Love Story in a Complex Way

The one-act drama at Seattle Rep mixes romance and string theory.

02/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Seattle Rep's 'Disgraced' Has a Humanity Problem

None of the characters seem vaguely realistic in this unbearable and forced Pulitzer winning contemplation on American Islam.

01/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Unwavering Humanity Carries 'Come from Away'

The musical chronicling a small town's welcoming spirit to air passengers grounded after 9/11 radiates hope in the face of horror.

12/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Major Scales

Seattle's "pianist to the drag queen stars" preps for 'Unwrapped,' his holiday show with Jinkx Monsoon at Seattle Rep.

11/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'The Comedy of Errors' and the Art of Physical Humor

Seattle Shakespeare's tale of twin confusion stumbles its way to hilarity.

09/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Lizard Boy' Is Comfortable in Its Own Skin

Seattle Rep's superhero musical leans heavily on the current moment, but the songs carry it.

04/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld