Events at McCaw Hall

McCaw Hall

Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives

McCaw Hall calendar

Oct 15 - Oct 29
Jan 20 - Jan 22
Feb 25 - Mar 11
May 06 - May 19
321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

Seattle is a city of many concerts and events that take place throughout the year. From live music to theatre and dance performances, there are always new things to do. McCaw Hall is the place to see the best of the best. From the best ballet and opera in the world to the best symphonies, McCaw Hall puts on a show that will entertain, amaze, and leave you with a feeling of awe.

Seattle's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, or as it is more commonly known the McCaw Hall, is a world-class venue with a seating capacity of 2,900 in the Susan Brotman Auditorium and 380 in the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall. McCaw Hall has been hosting concerts for nearly 100 years and is home to the Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet, which is among the world's preeminent ballet companies, performing classical and contemporary ballets from the greatest choreographers.

McCaw Hall is also a historic landmark of the Pacific Northwest, and a premier performing arts venue in Seattle. Built in 1928, McCaw Hall was was originally named the Civic Auditorium, but after the renovation in 1962, for the World Fair that year, it became known as the Seattle Opera House once reopened. Until 1998 it was home to the Seattle Symphony, but now, it is a part of the Seattle Opera company, hosting opera performances and an annual series of lectures and events. The venue underwent another renovation in 2003 resulting in a modern and elegant space with a state of the art auditorium.

McCaw Hall is the perfect place to experience the arts and culture of the world.

Performing arts in Seattle

Seattle’s performing arts scene is known for its awe-inspiring nightlife and cultural offerings. Visit one of the many theaters in the area and see a variety of shows, from Broadway classics to indie bands to chamber orchestras.

One of the world’s great music cities, Seattle is home to an array of classical, jazz, rock, and experimental music venues. The city has a variety of dance companies, including the internationally acclaimed Pacific Northwest Ballet, and world-class theater troupes, including Seattle Shakespeare Company. The city is also home to the Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT Theatre, and Intiman Theatre.