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Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme. Now — direct from Broadway — the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives in Seattle.
This production embraces every turn, unexpected bend and strives to show us that renewal and survival is always within reach.
Laughter and literature collide when five friends of a cherished book club become the focus of a documentary film.
The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.
First, Tan Dun’s Trombone Concerto receives its U.S. premiere in the hands of Seattle Symphony Principal Trombone Ko-ichiro Yamamoto. Then, Violin virtuoso Kala Ramnath gives the first performance of this thought-provoking work written especially for and with her.
The sensational Lang Lang returns to Benaroya Hall for a one-night-only solo recital performing J.S. Bach’s immortal Goldberg Variations.
For over 38 years, the groundbreaking Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company has revolutionized modern dance while exploring issues of identity. The company’s work What Problem? evokes the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation in divisive times.
The new songs explore fresh lyrical and musical territories but at times also tastefully echo back to Reigning Sounds Break Up, Break Down and Time Bomb High School.