This performance season unleashes a flood of creative ingenuity and original voices in theater, dance and music. Here are the standout shows and artists to get excited about.
Sarah Harlett leads an all-female version of Shakespeare’s political war drama, playing one of theatrical history’s most complex villains.
Pacific Northwest Ballet celebrates the great choreographer’s work and the 100th anniversary of his birth.
“We’re all tired of seeing plays, movies, TV shows where people of color are in a tragic situation.” Director Jay O’Leary and actor Tracy Michelle Hughes in conversation.
British artist Rachel Mars uses song and satire to investigate how pervasive, yet taboo, emotions like envy and competition affect our everyday choices.
Kin of the Moon and Karin Stevens Dance present two electroacoustic works about transformation and creation.
For costume designer Deborah Trout, the storytelling of this ghostly Seattle Opera production begins with color.
Madison Jade Jones’ new play tells the story of a young black woman descended from an ancient line of storytellers blessed by the gods.
Maggie Rogers directs Sheila Callaghan’s play for Washington Ensemble Theatre
Scenic designer Christopher Mumaw suggests that you “expect the unexpected” in this world premiere musical.
For Whim W’him’s annual mixed-bill spectacular, the dancers curate the show.