Seattle Opera

Type: Organization
Name: Seattle Opera
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

'The Mikado,' yellowface and seeing the Seattle show

Actress Alexa Jarvis in the role of Yum-Yum in the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s “The Mikado” (Photo by Ray Welch / Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society)After seeing the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s production of “The Mikado” on Sunday, it’s ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

In Culture News: Seattle Opera Gets a Book, The Simpsons Finally Land Online, and Lots of Bad News for Amazon

Bad Day for Amazon : Amazon's Fire Phone debuted to fairly horrible reviews from the tech blogs . Also, today's Shelf Awareness reported that a survey indicates Amazon's battle with Hachette has hurt Amazon's image: "Of 5,286 book buyers polled ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Guest: ‘The Mikado’ is worth performing

THE Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society is an amateur community-based theater group dedicated to the production of the 19th century comic operas of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. We are a club to which all are invited to join and to which many contribute ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Q & A with Miss Seattle

When Western alumna Kimball Gainor read a newspaper clipping about the Miss Whatcom in 2012 she was surprised that pageants were still around and she certainly never expected to be crowned the winner. If anything, Gainor simply hoped to gain some scholarship ... [Published Western Front - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Justice joins BIMA board of directors

Mary Justice— image credit: Photo courtesy of U.S. Bank Wealth ManagementMary Justice, market leader of The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank for the state of Washington, has been appointed to the board of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.She will ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

The True Story of Bess

THEATER What the 5th Avenue's Program Notes Fail to Explain About The Gershwins' Porgy and BessLet's begin with a quote from the 5th Avenue Theatre's program for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. "This production," writes David Armstrong , the theater's ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle Symphony, players agree on contract extension

This just in: The Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera and Seattle Symphony and Opera Players’ Organization have agreed to a three-year contract extension, through Aug. 31, 2018. The current contract was set to expire Aug. 31, 2015; the agreement comes 14 ... [Published Seattle Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

The True Story of Bess

5th Avenue Theatre Avoids Explaining What Diane Paulus's The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Is Really Aboutby Charles Mudede Let's begin with a quote from the 5th Avenue Theatre's program for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess . "This production," writes David ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tonight in Music: Ty Dolla $ign, Zero Boys and Much More!

TY DOLLA $IGN'S SILKY-SMOOTH, DIRTY-MINDED R&B ( Crocodile ) The son of a member of “Fantastic Voyage” hitmakers Lakeside who can play every instrument “except any that has to do with lips,” Ty Dolla $ign has skyrocketed to a major-label contract ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 08 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Loves of His Life

Speight Jenkins Says Good-bye to Seattle Opera with The Tales of Hoffmannby Rebecca Brown I had a sort-of relationship one time with a woman who asked: "Do all of your relationships take place in your head?" Of course , I thought, where else do relationships ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 07 2014]
First reported May 03 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

What Are You Doing This Weekend? Stranger Critics Answer the Question

RETURNING TO ALBERT JOSEPH Is performed by two actors and written by Spike Friedman. Christopher Frizzelle: "I'm seeing Bethany at ACT tonight, Returning to Albert Joseph at Satori Group tomorrow night, and Tales of Hoffman at Seattle Opera ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 03 2014]
First reported Mar 02 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Shattering Relevance of The Consul at Seattle Opera

ELISE BAKKETUN Gian Carlo Menotti's The Consul is a really good opera, a really, really good piece of theater (deservedly winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1950), and a perfectly, terribly relevant story about today. Before I sat down to write this, ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 02 2014]

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...Also, today's Shelf Awareness reported that a survey indicates Amazon's battle with Hachette has hurt Amazon's image: "Of 5,286 book buyers polled by Codex between July 11 and July 19, 39.4% were aware of the dispute, and 19.2% of those aware of the dispute were buying fewer books from Amazon." In addition, Publishers Weekly actually talked to a real live Amazon spokesperson who did a terrible job of making a case for the online retailer...
In an irritated 2011 letter to the New York Times , Stephen Sondheim wrote about the title of this revision: "I assume that's in case anyone was worried it was the Rodgers and Hart Porgy and Bess that was coming to town..." A much better way to handle the name would have been to follow this dialectical move: The original play, like the novel, is Porgy, the opera is Porgy...
...Seattle Opera 's website says, "Long Story Short: Eccentric writer tells the stories of his three great failed romances while screwing up the fourth. But at least he has his art ." This staging was popular in 2005 and promises to close the company's 50th season on a high note...
Christopher Frizzelle: "I'm seeing Bethany at ACT tonight, Returning to Albert Joseph at Satori Group tomorrow night, and Tales of Hoffman at Seattle Opera on Sunday. Because I'm an insatiable theater fag."

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'The Mikado,' yellowface and seeing the Seattle... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 25 2014]
In Culture News: Seattle Opera Gets a Book, The... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 24 2014]
Guest: ‘The Mikado’ is worth performing [Published Seattle Times - Jul 23 2014]
A Q & A with Miss Seattle [Published Western Front - Jul 17 2014]
Justice joins BIMA board of directors [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jul 15 2014]
The True Story of Bess [Published 4 Traders - Jul 02 2014]
Seattle Symphony, players agree on contract ext... [Published Seattle Times - Jun 20 2014]
The True Story of Bess [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 18 2014]
Tonight in Music: Ty Dolla $ign, Zero Boys and ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 08 2014]
The Loves of His Life [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 07 2014]
What Are You Doing This Weekend? Stranger Criti... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 03 2014]
Seattle Officially Applied to Join the UNESCO C... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 19 2014]
Three-Word Theater Reviews [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 06 2014]
The Shattering Relevance of The Consul at Seatt... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 02 2014]
The Consul: Pulitzer-Winning Political Opera [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Mar 01 2014]
Three-Word Theater Reviews [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 28 2014]
The stars are lined up for a Seahawks victory |... [Published Seattle Times - Jan 28 2014]
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In Culture News: Seattle Opera Gets a Book, The... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 24 2014]
Bad Day for Amazon : Amazon's Fire Phone debuted to fairly horrible reviews from the tech blogs . Also, today's Shelf Awareness reported that a survey indicates Amazon's battle with Hachette has hurt Amazon's image: "Of 5,286 book buyers polled ...
The True Story of Bess [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 18 2014]
5th Avenue Theatre Avoids Explaining What Diane Paulus's The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Is Really Aboutby Charles Mudede Let's begin with a quote from the 5th Avenue Theatre's program for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess . "This production," writes David ...
Tonight in Music: Ty Dolla $ign, Zero Boys and ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 08 2014]
TY DOLLA $IGN'S SILKY-SMOOTH, DIRTY-MINDED R&B ( Crocodile ) The son of a member of “Fantastic Voyage” hitmakers Lakeside who can play every instrument “except any that has to do with lips,” Ty Dolla $ign has skyrocketed to a major-label contract ...
The Loves of His Life [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 07 2014]
Speight Jenkins Says Good-bye to Seattle Opera with The Tales of Hoffmannby Rebecca Brown I had a sort-of relationship one time with a woman who asked: "Do all of your relationships take place in your head?" Of course , I thought, where else do relationships ...
What Are You Doing This Weekend? Stranger Criti... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 03 2014]
RETURNING TO ALBERT JOSEPH Is performed by two actors and written by Spike Friedman. Christopher Frizzelle: "I'm seeing Bethany at ACT tonight, Returning to Albert Joseph at Satori Group tomorrow night, and Tales of Hoffman at Seattle Opera ...
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