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WELCOME The Broadway Center’s mission is to “energize community through live performance.” The performing arts, as the pulse of city, radiate a vital and joyful energy and engage in the momentum of social change. With 35+ events to choose from in the 2018-19 season, we hope you’ll connect and discover remarkable and transformative experiences in the year ahead.

SUBSCRIPTIONS (3+ Shows) ON SALE NOW Single Tickets ON SALE: • For Members on July 5 at 11:00 a.m. • For the Public on July 9 at 11:00 a.m. *Note: Tickets are on sale now for Lea DeLaria on July 13, Brew Five Three on August 11, and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition on September 21 – October 14.

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EVENTS AT A GLANCE PANTAGES THEATER | RIALTO THEATER | THEATER ON THE SQUARE | TACOMA ARMORY/OFF SITE

BROADWAY CENTER

NORTHWEST SINFONIETTA

TACOMA OPERA

PUGET SOUND REVELS

SYMPHONY TACOMA

TACOMA CITY BALLET

TACOMA YOUTH SYMPHONY ASSOC.

JULY 13

TACOMA CONCERT BAND

JANUARY 6 Film Focus: Bedknobs and Broomsticks AUGUST 12 Portland Cello Project plays 11 BREW FIVE THREE: Tacoma’s Radiohead’s OK Computer Beer & Music Festival 13 Film Focus: Quest 23-26 Sue’s Tech Kitchen 15 The Wizard of Oz 19 An Evening with Dan SEPTEMBER 20 Chinese Warriors of Peking Rather 21-30 Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition 20 Dustbowl Revival & Hot Club of Cowtown OCTOBER 20 Civil Rights Legacy Tour: 1-14 Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition Ruby Bridges 26 Classics, Unconducted 6 French Connections 12 We Banjo 3 & Skerryvore FEBRUARY 13 Pictures at an Exhibition 2 Jake Shimabukuro 14 Film Focus: Hocus Pocus 3, 8, 10 The Rape of Lucretia 20 Barber & Tchaikovsky 9 Kaleidoscope: A Benefit 26, 28 Lucia di Lammermoor for Arts Education Lea DeLaria

NOVEMBER 8–25 Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike 15 The Hip Hop Nutcracker 17 Symphonie Fantastique 23 Jane Lynch “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” 24 73rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting 24 Imago Theatre Frogz DECEMBER 2 Sounds of the Season 7 Windham Hill Winter Solstice 8 Seattle Men’s Chorus 8-9 The Nutcracker Suite 9 Film Focus: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 14 Harry Potter & The Sacred Text with Vanessa Zolton 14 Messiah 15 Let it Snow! A Holiday Celebration 16 & 17 The Christmas Revels 19 & 20 The Christmas Revels 21 Bach in the Ballroom 22 Take 6

9 Military Salute 17 Film Focus: Troop Beverly Hills 23 Beyond the Silk Road 24 L.A. Theatreworks’ Steel Magnolias 26 Kinky Boots MARCH 2-3 9 16 20 23 28 31

Ailey II Spamalot Cirque Eloize: Saloon Legally Blonde Stravinsky & Mozart Italian Inspirations John Pizzarelli Trio

APRIL 5, 7 6 13 20 20 28

The Elixir of Love Night at the Movies Make Believe 6 Guitars Saxophone Fusion Anoushka Shankar

MAY 2–19 ART 11 Ode to Joy 18 The Beauty of Beethoven

Dates and venues reflect events as of May 2018. Visit BroadwayCenter.org for current events.

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FRIEND $75 • Presale access to new events • Waived ticket exchange fees [Regular fee: $3 / Member fee: $0] • Wait list priority for sold-out shows

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APPLAUSE $150 – All above benefits plus: • • • •

Additional 10% off your Subscription (choose 3+ Broadway Center events) Two tickets to Brew Five Three: Tacoma’s Beer & Music Festival ($50 value) One-time access to the Member Lounge Recognition in Broadway Center’s program

PREMIER $360 – All above benefits plus: • One year access to the Member Lounge with private bartender and restrooms (Pre-show and during intermission for most Broadway Center events) • Exclusive invitation to the Brew Five Three Member’s Brunch (requires RSVP) • Two drink vouchers for use at any Broadway Center event • Two Member Lounge guest passes

SPOTLIGHT $600 – All above benefits plus: • • • •

$50 ticket voucher toward most Broadway Center events Two additional drink vouchers for use at any Broadway Center event (4 total) Two additional Member Lounge guest passes (4 total) Concierge service through the Development team

PANTAGES CIRCLE $1,200 – All above benefits plus: • Additional $50 ticket voucher toward most Broadway Center events • Complimentary beverages in the Member Lounge • Invitation to an exclusive donors-only social including a Pantages backstage tour and an on-stage reception with the Board of Trustees and Executive Director

PRODUCER’S CIRCLE $1,800 – All above benefits plus: • A Private Box Seat Party in the Pantages for up to 8! Includes: - Tickets to a ‘Broadway Center presents’ performance - Catering with appetizers and refreshments (Mutually agreeable performance/date based on availability at time of reservation.)

THEATER ANGELS $5,000 – All of the benefits of Spotlight membership PLUS the following exclusive benefits: • • • • •

Season tickets to the Theater Program Play reading invite/input on future works Invites to table read, opening night reception, and cast party Talk Back with reserved seating Group weekend at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland including tickets to 2 shows, wine tasting, and a group dinner Theater Angel membership directly supports the Theater Program

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REINVENTING THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Behind our mission is a strategy, a set of ideals that are challenging the performing arts to be more relevant, dynamic, and energizing for our community.

TACOMA’S HISTORIC THEATER DISTRICT

CENTENNIAL CAMPAIGN We are grateful for the $10.14M we have received to date. That support allows us to restore and renew the Pantages Theater. We have more to do. As we continue to meet our fundraising goals, the next phase will include: • Expanding the backstage to bring bigger shows to the Pantages Theater • Capital Improvements to Theater on the Square - New seats - Interior renewal - New bathrooms - Connection to Pierce Transit Plaza - Lehrer Lucien Commons, a Civic Engagement & Activism Exhibit • A 5-Year Program Fund to expand services, to include: New Program Initiatives focused on strengthening the social fabric of our community: - A live theater program to offer four regionally produced plays each year - Expanded educational services and scholarships - Expanded free tickets to community members in need Contact the Broadway Center to learn more about how your gift to the Centennial Campaign can help strengthen the social fabric of Western Washington!

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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE No student is ever turned away!

EDUCATION PROGRAMS A rich blend of services support learners in over a dozen school districts with compelling programs, in and out of school, year round. The Broadway Center education programs serve nearly 50,000 students, teachers, and families each year and profoundly strengthen student learning by providing meaningful training for teachers to expand their skills. In special collaboration with Tacoma, Bethel, and Puyallup school districts, and through deep partnership with the Kennedy Center National Partners in Education program in Washington D.C., the Broadway Center has developed one of the largest arts education programs our region.

Programs include: • Civil Rights Legacy Tours: In ten years touring, we have reached more than 129,000 students, teachers and community members. • Student Matinees: 10,000 students and teachers attend world-class performances at the Broadway Center each year. • Teacher Workshops: Empower K-12 teachers to use the arts every day. • Community Outreach: Connect youth and adults for hands-on learning. • The LENS Project: Fosters social-emotional learning and leadership. • Broadway Center Conservatory: Stunning youth productions in our theaters along with classes and workshops in schools, from theater to dance and music celebrating world cultures. SPONSOR: • Beatrice Herrmann Fellows: Accessible, high quality instruction for young instrumentalists from South and East Tacoma. To learn more, visit BroadwayCenter.org.

SAVE THE DATE! The Broadway Center’s annual gala, Kaleidoscope: A Benefit for Arts Education Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Tacoma Armory.

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LEA DELARIA: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Lea DeLaria is well known from her stand out performance as Big Boo in the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. The first out gay comic on television in America, she has starred in two Broadway musicals, been featured in many major as well as independent films. She is an author, records jazz for a major label and portrayed Madam Delphina for over a decade on One Life to Live. Outspoken and controversial, DeLaria has been officially censured by congress and was once picketed by Christian Conservatives and Radical Feminists at the same event at the same time. DeLaria will teach audiences how to create change in a conservative society while trudging upstream in a muddy bogged down river of political correctness.

FRIDAY JULY 13 2018 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $39, $49, $59

$2 of every ticket sold will benefit Rainbow Center!

“At the turn of this century, it all becomes about inclusivity. We’re no longer Gays and Lesbians, we’re Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Questioning, Allies—by the time you’re done saying it, the parade’s over! That’s why you’re gonna hear me use the word queer... To me, [queer] encompasses all those letters that you guys are saying all the time. ” – Lea DeLaria BUY TODAY! 253.591.5894

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Enjoy 35+ Washington brews & ciders, live music, and food trucks at the 6th annual summer block party. Full admission tickets include six tasting tokens and tasting glass! This event is dog friendly. Must be 21+; valid ID is required for entry. *Designated Driver tickets do not include glass and prohibit alcohol consumption.

WINNER OF THE 2017 PUBLIC PLACES AWARD

SATURDAY AUGUST 11 2018 1:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. BLOCK PARTY ON BROADWAY BETWEEN 9TH & 11TH

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SUE’S TECH KITCHEN NATIONAL TOUR Conceptualized by serial entrepreneur, producer, and bestselling author Randi Zuckerberg and designed by a team of tech, entertainment, and education veterans, SUE’S TECH KITCHEN is a STEM-fueled adventure for the mouth and mind that empowers kids to engage with tomorrow’s tech and revolutionizes family dining in the process. The SUE’S TECH KITCHEN NATIONAL TOUR is bringing guests around the country a sneak peek of the treats and technologies under development in Sue’s kitchen. Visitors of all ages can enjoy 3D printed s’mores, robots controlled by candy, edible chemistry experiments, treat-delivering drones, and much more! SPONSORS:

LAUNCH PARTY THURSDAY AUGUST 23 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. TICKETS: $50 FRIDAY AUGUST 24 SATURDAY AUGUST 25 SUNDAY AUGUST 26 2018 11:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. EACH EXHIBIT ENTRY IS ONE HOUR

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CHINESE WARRIORS OF PEKING See thrilling physical feats fused with traditional Chinese customs in this performance of high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics. Set during the Ming Dynasty (1368– 1644), this is the tale of two rival martial arts disciplines competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking. Under the direction of Qui Jian, this performance provides a culturally enriching experience filled with juggling, acrobatics, and live stage combat.

“... an entertaining show for the whole family.” – Eastbourne Herald

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20 2018 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $29, $39, $49

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MICHELANGELO’S

SISTINE CHAPEL The Exhibition

FROM ROME TO TACOMA! Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition recreates the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements and will let you experience this art from a new perspective.

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With special expertise and care, the ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been reproduced using state of the art technology. For the observer to fully engage and comprehend the artwork, the paintings have been reproduced in their original sizes. Experience the overwhelming impression with the dimensions of the art, the closeness to the images, and the modern style of the exhibition. As a result, you’ll be able to explore the artwork up close, which is impossible to achieve in the Sistine Chapel.

EXHIBITION ENTRY TIMES: SATURDAY & SUNDAY: • • • • •

NOON – 1:30 P.M. 1:45 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. 3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. 5:15 P.M. – 6:45 P.M. 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

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WE BANJO 3 & SKERRYVORE Old world tradition meets authentic Americana music with We Banjo 3’s unique “celtgrass” sound. Hear banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin seamlessly combined in an innovative combination sure to set your toes tapping and heart racing. Hailing from Galway, they share infectious Irish charm with both traditional covers and original material that honors their roots. Their debut album Roots of the Banjo Tree was named “Traditional Music Album of the Year” by The Irish Times.

“Ultra-talented Irish performers…freshness and finesse bordering on magical.” - Wall Street Journal Skerryvore creates a unique fusion of folk, rock and Americana that represents all the different personalities and upbringing of the eight band members from different regions of Scotland. They are two time winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music ‘Live Act of the Year’ Award (2011 & 2016).

“Skerryvore have crafted a world beating fusion, which takes pride in their heritage and above all else is a pure joy to listen to.” – Folk Radio UK 14

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2018/19 SEASON NORTHWEST SINFONIETTA PRESENTS

FRENCH CONNECTIONS

David Lockington, Principal Artistic Partner SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M. Featuring Faure’s Requiem with the Seattle Choral Company and soloists. NORTHWEST SINFONIETTA PRESENTS

CLASSICS, UNCONDUCTED

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. Renowned Seattle Symphony cellist Efe Baltacigil leads Haydn’s first cello concerto from his instrument. NORTHWEST SINFONIETTA PRESENTS

ITALIAN INSPIRATIONS

Yaniv Attar, Artistic Partner SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony is paired with a rare guitar concerto featuring Daniel Bolshoy. NORTHWEST SINFONIETTA PRESENTS

THE BEAUTY OF BEETHOVEN

David Lockington, Principal Artistic Partner SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. Rising star Ray Ushikubo performs as soloist on both violin and piano.

David Lockington, Principal Artistic Partner photo: Courtney Lindberg Photography

All performances listed above at the Rialto Theater. Single Tickets: $20, $35, $45, $50 For additional season concerts and discounted subscriptions, call 253.383.5344 or visit www.nwsinfonietta.org

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Disney’s Hocus Pocus Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Three zany witches return from 17th-century Salem after they’re accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters!

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Disney’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

A classic holiday with the Griswalds: Christmas chaos from extravagant lights and Christmas tree pyrotechnics to crazy cousin Eddie!

An aspiring apprentice witch, her three grandchildren, and a cynical friend take a wild adventure through Portabello Road, a wild underwater animal kingdom, and back again.

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Quest Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. An intimate documentary that captures ten years in the life of a family living in North Philadelphia.

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Troop Beverly Hills Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. A Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove that she can follow through on a project by becoming a den mother to a troop of Girl Scouts in this ‘80s comedy classic.

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SYMPHONY TACOMA PRESENTS

BARBER & TCHAIKOVSKY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 AT 7:30 PM RIALTO THEATER | TICKETS: $24 - $83 SARAH IOANNIDES, CONDUCTOR | JENNIFER FRAUTSCHI, VIOLIN This program presents timeless classics by Barber and Tchaikovsky paired with a new voice in the compositional world. Stephanie Berg’s Ravish and Mayhem is sizzling and fresh, “a little exotic with a lot of pizzazz.” Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Frautschi lends her mastery of Barber’s Violin Concerto’s lyrical passages with her 1722 Stradivarius violin. Tchaikovsky’s epic Symphony No. 5 concludes this exciting season opener SYMPHONY TACOMA PRESENTS

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018 AT 7:30 PM PANTAGES THEATER | TICKETS: $24 - $83 SARAH IOANNIDES, CONDUCTOR | HENRY KRAMER, PIANO This exciting and varied program marks Symphony Tacoma’s premiere in the refurbished and acoustically-enhanced Pantages Theater. Charbrier’s España captures the composer’s reflections of a visit to Spain. Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 features rising-star pianist Henry Kramer whose playing has been described as “technically flawless and precise as a faceted diamond.” Rounding out the program is Berlioz’s dramatic Symphonie Fatastique which tells the story of the artist’s self-destructive passion for a beautiful woman. SYMPHONY TACOMA PRESENTS

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2018 AT 2:30 PM PANTAGES THEATER | TICKETS: $24 - $85 GEOFFREY BOERS, CONDUCTOR SYMPHONY TACOMA VOICES & TACOMA YOUTH CHORUS Symphony Tacoma’s annual collage of seasonal delights for the whole family. The program features classics from cherished Christmas television programs and movies, beloved ballads sung by guest vocalists, moving choral masterpieces, and the ever-popular carol sing-along!

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HANDEL’S MESSIAH

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 AT 7:30 PM ST. CHARLES BORROMEO | TICKETS: $30 - $48 SARAH IOANNIDES, CONDUCTOR | SYMPHONY TACOMA VOICES Perhaps the world’s most well-known and beloved choral work, George Frederick Handel’s Messiah has transcended its time and place to become a “work of the people” shared by audiences and musicians around the world. This holiday classic oratorio is performed by the talented orchestra and vocalists of Symphony Tacoma Voices.

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THE TACOMA CONCERT BAND PRESENTS

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $18, $24, $32, $36 GERARD MORRIS, CONDUCTOR GAIL WILLIAMS, HORNIST AND BRASS PEDAGOGUE Come be a part of our season-opening concert debuting our new Maestro, Gerard Morris. This event will feature world-renowned horn soloist Gail Williams performing “Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Opus 11,” by Richard Strauss, as well as Modest Mussorgsky’s epic “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

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LET IT SNOW! A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $18, $24, $32, $36 GERARD MORRIS, CONDUCTOR We invite patrons of all ages to join us as we celebrate the holiday season with music from around the globe. The program will include many of your holiday favorites, as well as a sing-a-long.

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MILITARY SALUTE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $18, $24, $32, $36 GERARD MORRIS, CONDUCTOR FREE tickets to active-duty military members and their immediate family. Join us for an evening to celebrate our military service men and women and thank them for their commitment to our country. The program will include familiar patriotic works, as well as compositions written to commemorate military campaigns throughout the world.

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REDEFINING OPERA: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL TACOMA OPERA PRESENTS

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR BY GAETANO DONIZETTI

(Sung in Italian with English supertitles) OCTOBER 26, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. (PREVIEW PERFORMANCE) OCTOBER 28, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M. THEATER ON THE SQUARE IN TACOMA TICKETS: $26, $36, $46, $56 NOVEMBER 2, 2018 AT 7:30 P.M. NOVEMBER 4, 2018 AT 2:00 P.M. PERFORMING ARTS & EVENT CENTER IN FEDERAL WAY (31510 PETE VON REICHBAUER WAY SOUTH, FEDERAL WAY, WA 98003)

TICKETS: $26, $36, $46, $56, $81 In foggy Medieval Scotland, the passionate love between Lucia and Edgardo emerges. After being torn from her true love, Lucia is forced to marry another for political reasons. Devastated and stripped of her reason for living, she loses her mind in the famous “mad scene”, the climax of the opera - a bloody, graphic ritual wrapped in heavenly “bel canto” music. It’s a perfect opera for the Halloween season!

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THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA BY

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

(Sung in English with English supertitles) FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. (PREVIEW PERFORMANCE) FEBRUARY 3, 2019 AT 2:00 P.M. FEBRUARY 8, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. FEBRUARY 10, 2019 AT 2:00 PM. THEATER ON THE SQUARE TICKETS: $26, $36, $46, $56 Lucretia, who died in 510 BC, was a Roman noblewoman whose rape by Sextus Tarquinius, an Etruscan king’s son, was the cause of a rebellion that overthrew the Roman monarchy and led to the transition to a republic. Britten turns the tale into a dramatic work of great human suffering, narrated by two compassionate storytellers, male and female. It is one of Britten’s most intimate and moving works and is a masterpiece of the chamber opera genre.

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THE ELIXIR OF LOVE BY GAETANO DONIZETTI

(Sung in Italian with English supertitles) APRIL 5, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. (PREVIEW PERFORMANCE) APRIL 7, 2019 AT 2:00 P.M. THEATER ON THE SQUARE IN TACOMA TICKETS: $26, $36, $46, $56 APRIL 12, 2019 AT 7:30 P.M. APRIL 14, 2019 AT 2:00 P.M. PERFORMING ARTS & EVENT CENTER IN FEDERAL WAY (31510 PETE VON REICHBAUER WAY SOUTH, FEDERAL WAY, WA 98003)

TICKETS: $26, $36, $46, $56, $81 The Elixir of Love, one of the sunniest comic operas ever written, is the story of a simple country farmhand who falls in love with the farm owner’s rich and haughty daughter. He is so much in love that he gives up everything to buy a magic “love potion” from a traveling salesman, that’s really just a bottle of red wine. After many comic twists and turns, true love wins in the end. The Elixir of Love is a perfect to end a highly dramatic season of opera.

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VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE Three siblings. One hot mess. Families are crazy, funny. This one quibbles about the relationships – and dysfunctions – among siblings. Vanya and Sonia have never left the confines of their childhood home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, while their sister Masha has been gallivanting around the world as a successful actress. A surprise visit from Masha and her 20-something boy toy, Spike, throws the normally quiet household into utter upheaval as its residents and visitors get swept up in an intoxicating mixture of lust, rivalry, regret, and the sudden possibility of escape. Inspired by the work of Anton Chekhov, Christopher Durang (one of the comedic giants of Broadway) uses this play to comment on age, entitlement, and social media; all with the presence of overwhelming, ridiculous comedy. A poignant and raucous play that is pure joy from start to finish. The original production won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. This is a regional, professional theater production.

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PREVIEW NIGHT: NOVEMBER 8 7:30 P.M. NOVEMBER 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 7:30 P.M. NOVEMBER 18, 24, 25 2018 3:00 P.M. 2018 THEATER ON THE SQUARE TICKETS: $19, $29, $42 SPONSOR:


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THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER WITH MC KURTIS BLOW Don’t miss the opening night and first glimpse of the newly renovated Pantages Theater! This holiday mash-up for the entire family delivers a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. Performed by a supercharged cast of all-star dancers, DJ and violinist, the story shares a hip spin on the holiday classic. Digital scenery transforms E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story of sugarplums into 1980s Brooklyn. The Hip Hop Nutcracker celebrates love, community, and the magic of New Year’s Eve.

“The Hip Hop Nutcracker turns Tchaikovsky on his head, in the coolest possible way.” – CBS

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15 2018 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $29, $49, $75, $89

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JANE LYNCH A SWINGIN’ LITTLE CHRISTMAS A Swingin’ Little Christmas is a throwback to the classic holiday albums of the ‘50s and ‘60s, featuring a big band sound with a sprinkling of Jane Lynch’s trademark humor. She’ll be joined by Kate Flannery (The Office), Tim Davis (Glee), and jazz favorites The Tony Guerrero Quintet to share fresh takes on classic carols and originals with nostalgicnods in a night of rich music, touching moments, and Christmas whimsy. Jane Lynch is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee and she is currently the two-time Emmy Award-winning host of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night.

“If you like to spend the holidays around funny people cracking jokes and singing songs, it’s hard to ask for better company than Jane Lynch.” – The Mercury News

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 2018 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $29, $49, $69, $85

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73RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2018 LIVE MUSIC & SANTA PHOTOS AT 4:30 P.M. + TREE LIGHTING AT 6:15 P.M. ON BROADWAY & PANTAGES LOBBY

A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

Since World War II, the South Sound community has gathered to celebrate at the corner of 9th & Broadway in downtown Tacoma. Gather for carols and photos with Santa at this free community event. If it isn’t already, make it part of your family tradition! SPONSOR:

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IMAGO THEATRE’S FROGZ Whimsical and inventive, this show is a clever intersection of vaudeville, cirque, and mime. The simplicity and charm catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theater. Like all truly unique things, this show must be seen to be believed. Take a leap and discover why this madcap revue of illusion and imagination has mesmerized audiences around the world. “Fantastical creatures have enough imaginative sass to keep the adults entertained while the kids are enchanted.” – NPR SPONSOR:

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24 2018 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $22, $32, $42

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THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF

WINDHAM HILL’S WINTER SOLSTICE FEATURING WILL ACKERMAN, BARBARA HIGBIE, ALEX DE GRASSI WITH SPECIAL GUEST TODD BOSTON Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with an acoustic concert drawn from the multi-platinum Winter Solstice series, plus the numerous solo releases of the featured artists. Windham Hill founder and Grammy-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman, Grammy Award-nominated singer, fiddler, pianist, and songwriter Barbara Higbie, Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer Alex de Grassi and supporting musician, bassist Todd Boston come together to lead this joyous holiday concert.

“The primary influence Windham Hill cast on contemporary music…emanated from folk roots, the acoustic guitar, and the piano. This legacy remains [with Ackerman] in a uniquely prolific and peerless career.” – BroadwayWorld

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 7 2018 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $39, $49, $59 SPONSORS:

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SEATTLE MEN’S CHORUS A concert of heartfelt holiday magic sprinkled with festive humor. There are presents under our tree for everyone: beloved carols, soaring holiday classics, and the antics you expect from the Seattle Men’s Chorus. Bring your friends and family to share this holiday tradition!

“…an impressive range of moods, from the silly to the celestial.” – The Seattle Times

SATURDAY DECEMBER 8 2018 3:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $35, $45, $55

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HARRY POTTER & THE SACRED TEXT

WITH CO-HOST VANESSA ZOLTAN

Join the host of the hit podcast Harry Potter & The Sacred Text, Vanessa Zoltan, as she brings thought, reflection, and laughter to the Harry Potter series; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as various themes are explored. This five-star rated podcast reached #2 on the iTunes chart the first summer it released, and creates time in your week to think about life’s big questions: because reading fiction doesn’t help us escape the world, it helps us live in it.

DON’T MISS THE WONDERFUL WEEKEND OF WIZARDRY COMING TO TACOMA DECEMBER 6-9

“…met night after night by adoring, mostly millennial crowds…Zoltan [is a] kind of pop star.” – Washington Post

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 8 2018 3:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. THEATER ON THE SQUARE TICKETS: $22, $35, $45

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A MID-WINTER CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC, DANCE, AND DRAMA This year, we’ll be celebrating in a rural English village (mid-17th c.) where the doings of the wee folk – fairies, hobs, brownies and such – were part of everyday life. They could be helpful and kind, or mischievous, or downright troublesome. Caught in their world, it takes magic to escape… Join us for such an adventure. Expect singing, dancing, and storytelling. Expect beauty, mystery, and hilarity. Bring family and friends to this lively concoction of folk tradition and high art that plays to sell-out audiences of all ages from all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Don’t miss The Christmas Revels! TICKETS: $19, $31, $36 SENIOR (65+)/STUDENT/GROUP (15+): $19, $27, $30 CHILDREN (12 AND UNDER): $12, $19, $25

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TAKE 6

THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR Take 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with ten Grammys, ten Dove Gospel Music Awards and two NAACP Image Award nominations, among many other accolades. Heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet,” the sextet has recorded and/or performed with an impressive array of talent, past and present, including Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder, Al Jarreau, Queen Latifah, and more. They’ve also performed on film soundtracks including Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing and John Singleton’s Boyz In The Hood. Enjoy a concert that blends R&B, pop, gospel and more into a joyful take on seasonal favorites including “Joy to the World” and “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.”

“…full of complex, moving harmony…can justly be understood as a gold standard.” – The New York Times

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 22 2018 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $19, $42, $57, $72

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PORTLAND CELLO PROJECT: RADIOHEAD’S OK COMPUTER Portland Cello Project is a huge ensemble, including a horde of cellos, some element of winds, full rhythm section of drums and bass, and guest vocalists. From The Dandy Warhols to Zoe Keating and Peter Yarrow, Portland Cello Project has collaborated with a variety of elite performers as they brilliantly crisscross genres, instilling classical music through unexpected arrangements. This concert highlights the entirety of Radiohead’s chart-topping album OK Computer, with each song carefully arranged: some instrumental, some with vocals; some whisper quiet, and others on as large of a scale as possible. Portland Cello Project has been performing this repertoire for the last five years, constantly evolving and maturing their arrangements.

“…the artistic destinies of the equally unorthodox “OK Computer” and Portland Cello Project were meant to coincide.” – The Seattle Times

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SATURDAY JANUARY 12 2019 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $29, $39, $49

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THE WIZARD OF OZ See one of the greatest family musicals of all time as the wonderful Wizard of Oz twists its way to Tacoma! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow in this lavish musical production, featuring breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography, and classic songs. A spectacular celebration of the iconic 1939 MGM film, The Wizard of Oz will blow you away from the moment the tornado touches down and transports you to a dazzling Oz, complete with munchkins and flying monkeys. Don’t miss the chance to travel Over the Rainbow and experience this national treasure on stage. There truly is no place like home!

“…uniformly solid singing by an energetic and present cast… The eyepopping colorful set and costumes, fun choreography, and decidedly theatrical lighting add a layer of welcomed visual interest to the proceedings.” – Broadway World MEDIA:

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TUESDAY JANUARY 15 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $55, $75, $99, $139 SPONSORS:


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AN EVENING WITH DAN RATHER It is no exaggeration to call Dan Rather the voice of a generation – and in this special evening, he shares a wealth of anecdotes and insightful commentary that is unrivalled in the world of journalism. There is arguably no better placed authority to contextualize the current events of today. Rather is best known as the anchor of CBS Evening News from 1981-2005. He has contributed to the award-winning news program 60 Minutes, and is the author of several notable books, including recent New York Times bestseller What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. He currently hosts a weekly show on The Young Turks YouTube channel.

“Rather…has won the admiration of a new generation.” – USA Today

SATURDAY JANUARY 19 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $49, $69, $99, $150

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ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE

A CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BAND WITH THE DUSTBOWL REVIVAL & HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Band, two of today’s defining Amercan roots bands join in an evening of their own songs and a special tribute to “Music from Big Pink” and “The Band.” Eclectic octet, The Dustbowl Revival, blends folkAmericana and Stax-era soul into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party. With strings, brass, dueling vocals, and more, the winners of “Best Live Band” by L.A. Weekly exemplify everything shows should be: “hot, spontaneous, engaged and; best of all, a pleasure to hear.” Joining them is Austin-based trio Hot Club of Cowtown, which deliver hot jazz and Western swing light and tight, like tumbleweeds made of velvet. Inspired by European hot jazz and vintage American roots music, these Texas Western Swing Hall of Famers have shared stages with Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Roxy Music. Hitch your wagon and enjoy this freewheeling, footstomping frenzy! MEDIA:

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SUNDAY JANUARY 20 2019 7:30 P.M. RIALTO THEATER TICKETS: $29, $49


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RUBY BRIDGES: A CIVIL RIGHTS JOURNEY The year is 1960 and six-year old Ruby is braving hate and racism as she becomes the first person to integrate a public school. This new play explores what Ruby’s first days would have been like as the only student in the classroom because the white families would not let their children attend class with her. Follow Ruby’s journey as she develops a special bond with her teacher Mrs. Henry and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s grows in intensity from the experience of Ruby, to Rosa Parks, and lunch counter sit-ins. Broadway Center touring shows are celebrating the sixth year of original touring productions that honor the legacy of civil rights leaders and encourage civic responsibility among young learners. These touring shows have reached over 60,000 youth at schools throughout Pierce County, South King, and South Kitsap Counties.

SUNDAY JANUARY 20 2019 3:00 P.M. THEATER ON THE SQUARE FREE WITH ONLINE REGISTRATION

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JAKE SHIMABUKURO Virtuoso and iconic ukulele rock star returns by popular demand! Shimabukuro has singularly altered expectations for his instrument. From his early days in Hawaii as a viral sensation playing George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” on YouTube, his album has sky-rocketed to reach #1 in Billboard’s Top World Music Albums. From collaborations with Alan Parsons to Jimmy Kimmel Live! and a PBS documentary about his life, Shimabukuro’s career makes a significant statement: the ukulele, with its humble four strings and modest two-octave range, is limited only by the imagination and creativity of the person playing it. In Shimabukuro’s hands, it is easy to believe the ukulele is capable of anything.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $29, $49, $69, $85

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L.A. THEATREWORKS’ STEEL MAGNOLIAS At turns both laugh-out-loud funny and deeply emotional, Steel Magnolias reveals the strength of the human condition and our shared need for companionship. Within the walls of Truvy’s beauty shop, set in the deep Bayou of Louisiana, are six women whose lives increasingly hinge on the existence of one another. Together, they absorb the passing seasons, just like the weathered wooden structure of the salon “home” that they share. Known for the popular film, this L.A. Theatre Works national tour of Steel Magnolias is a tour de force featuring an all female cast in a commanding staged reading performance.

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 2019 3:00 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $19, $40, $55, $69

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KINKY BOOTS Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can VENUE NAME GOES HERE change the world when you DATE XX - DATE XX change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER

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Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Kinky Boots is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out.

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AILEY II There’s nothing like the thrill of discovering a new favorite artist or being the first to see new work by acclaimed choreographers. Ailey II gives you both: a company of 12 on their-way-to-the-top dancers and a repertory of works by emerging talents fresh out of the rehearsal room. Handpicked by artistic director Troy Powell, the Ailey II dancers travel year-round to share their “off-the-charts energy” (The New Yorker) with audiences around the world – with a tour schedule unlike any other second company. See why The New York Times says, “There’s nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II” as they perform new works and returning classics.

SATURDAY MARCH 2 7:30 P.M. SUNDAY MARCH 3 2019 3:00 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $19, $40, $55, $69

“…the dancers in Ailey II are spectacular beings…” – The New York Times

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MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT The Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot is touring the country in search for the Holy Grail. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” with a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez. Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few reasons why fans are eating up Spamalot!

SATURDAY MARCH 9 2019 3:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $55, $75, $99, $139

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CIRQUE ELOIZE SALOON Swing open the Saloon doors and lasso up fun for the entire family! Enter a mythical world where theatre and circus collide for non-stop live folk music combined with strength, agility and original choreography. Under the spell of Saloon’s beautiful Belle, the lover sets off in a chase worthy of the greatest Westerns for an action-packed theatrical thrill-ride! An inspirational leader in contemporary circus from Quebec, Cirque Eloize thrills audiences with its rich sensory entertainment through its daring combination of circus disciplines and its highly imaginative use of visual arts and technologies.

“…a Western-themed, circus-theater extravaganza where extraordinary acrobatics are presented with an “aw shucks, ma’am” demeanor.” – Hartford Courant

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SATURDAY MARCH 16 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $29, $49, $75, $99

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LEGALLY BLONDE Fabulously fun and international award-winning Legally Blonde - The Musical is the ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be legally blonde and STILL the smartest person in the room. This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances. Legally Blonde - The Musical warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be way too much fun and hilarious to boot. Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting more serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her ingenuity and charm to get into Harvard too. School begins with endless struggles, but with the help of her new friends, Elle quickly realizes her potential, and her true assets, as she sets out to prove herself to the world and make everyone a believer. Based on the beloved movie, Legally Blonde - The Musical will take you from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway’s brightest new heroine and, of course, her Chihuahua, Bruiser. MEDIA:

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WEDNESDAY MARCH 20 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $55, $75, $99, $139 “A high-energy… hymn to the glories of girlishness.” – The New York Times SPONSORS:


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JOHN PIZZARELLI TRIO World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the The Toronto Star as “the genial genius of the guitar” and The Seattle Times saluted him as “a rare entertainer of the old school.” Established as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook, Pizzarelli has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim and The Beatles. His themed shows suggest there is no limit to Pizzarelli’s imagination or talent.

“…reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” – The Boston Globe

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SATURDAY APRIL 13 2019 3:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. THEATER ON THE SQUARE BROADWAY CENTER PRESENTS

MAKE BELIEVE

TICKETS: $22, $32, $42

The Spidey Guzzo Magic series is a viral hit with over 6 million viewers! Spidey has been nominated as Canadian Magician of the Year and was featured on Discovery Channel for his jaw-dropping, wild demonstrations. His talent for the dramatic is entirely unexpected. He is, simply, magic. MEDIA:

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6 GUITARS

TICKETS: $19, $32, $45

A pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters. In this one-man show, see six different guitar playing characters; each sharing their own style of music with breathtaking musicianship ranging from Blues and Jazz to Rock, Classical, Folk and Country. You don’t need to play music to love this show, you just need to love music.

“… a storytelling masterpiece. It will leave you laughing until you cry, and lifting your jaw to its proper position.” – Edmonton Sun SPONSOR:

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MEXICO DIVERSO Celebrate the diversity in our community as the Northwest’s most celebrated Ballet Folklorico company, Bailadores de Bronce, joins Trío Guadalevín in a celebration of Mexican culture. From the well-known dances and mariachi of Jalisco to the Afro-Mexican traditions of Veracruz and the Zapotec indigenous language of Oaxaca, the night will be packed with brilliant energy, mesmerizing movement, and compositions crisscrossing traditional styles. Bailadores de Bronce have been dancing for more than 40 years, and promote the beauty and richness of Mexican traditions through music and dance in the Pacific Northwest. They encourage a bridge of understanding among all people by sharing culture, and preserving traditions. Trío Guadalevín’s repertoire overlaps generations and genres: from Mexican son jarocho, son huasteco and the music of Oaxaca, to Spanish Baroque, Sephardic Jewish, Arab-Andalusian, and more.

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ANOUSHKA SHANKAR A world music superstar, Sitar player, and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and neotraditional genres. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades, including six Grammy® Award nominations, recognition as the youngest – and first female – recipient of a British House of Commons Shield, credit as an Asian Hero by TIME Magazine, and a Songlines Best Artist Award. Deeply rooted in the Indian Classical music tradition, her performances demonstrate the versatility of the sitar across musical disciplines. The daughter of Ravi Shankar and step sister of Norah Jones, Anoushka proves that musical brilliance is a family trait.

SUNDAY APRIL 28 2019 7:30 P.M. PANTAGES THEATER TICKETS: $19, $40, $55, $69

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ART Three best friends. One painting. Endless perspectives.

10 PERFORMANCES!

A comedy about the intersection of art and friendship. Three lifelong friends Yvan, Serge, and Marc find their relationship turned upside down when one of them purchases a pure white painting for an enormous sum of money. They find themselves at odds over what constitutes art and delve into its deeper influences in their lives. This performance is brilliantly absurd and thoughtfully challenging. The original production won the Tony for Best Play, and ran for over 600 performances. This is a regional, professional theater production.

“The verbal dexterity – is evident. As is the theatrical aplomb.” – The Guardian

PREVIEW NIGHT: MAY 2 7:30 P.M. MAY 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 7:30 P.M. MAY 12, 18, 19 3:00 P.M. 2019 THEATER ON THE SQUARE TICKETS: $19, $29, $42 SPONSOR:

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PANTAGES THEATER 1,274 seats, proscenium stage Designed in the tradition of the Palace at Versailles

PANTAGES THEATER LOBBY & STUDIOS 1, 2, & 3 Lobby: 400 reception, 220 seated lecture or performances with 12’x12’ stage, 150 seated banquet Studios: 160 standing reception, 150 lecture (theater style), 110 seated banquet with rounds Multi-purpose performance/ gathering space

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RIALTO THEATER 738 seats, thrust stage Originally served as an art-deco movie palace

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THEATER ON THE SQUARE Theater on the Square & Theater on the Square Lobby 300 seats, proscenium stage Intimate theater with a contemporary flair

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Capacity up to 1500 Located at 715 S 11th Street Features a large, open space perfect for festivals, conventions, sporting events, and other highly attended programs. Contact us at: BroadwayCenter.org/rentals rentals@broadwaycenter.org or 253.591.5392

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PATRON INFORMATION • The Box Office will make every attempt to meet seating requests; however we are unable to guarantee all seats requested will be available at the time of purchase. All ticket orders are processed in the order received. Full payment is required at the time of purchase to reserve seats. • A ticket is required for everyone entering the theaters, regardless of age. No babes in arms are allowed, unless otherwise noted. • Patrons are encouraged to call the Box Office regarding the suitability of events for children. Children under 5 are generally not permitted, unless the show is a family program, specifically for younger audiences and fun for the entire family. • Parking is available at many locations around the theaters, including Park Plaza North Garage – 923 Commerce Street (located between 9th & 11th on Commerce Street) and the Subway Lot – 916 Broadway Street (located across the street from the Pantages Theater and Theater on the Square). Both Park Plaza North and the Subway Lot accept cash and credit/debit payments. There is also the Rialto Garage – 909 Market Street (located just south of 9th on Market Street). The Rialto Garage accepts cash ONLY. Place payment in the corresponding stall number on the payment box. Paid street parking is usually available throughout the Theater District. Follow the instructions posted on kiosks for cost and duration limits, when they apply. For the Armory, paid public parking is on S. 11th Street. SUBSCRIBERS: Be sure to bring your parking validation pass, which will have a show-specific designated code for you to enter at the kiosk for either Park Plaza North Garage or the Subway Lot. Your parking will expire one hour after the event ends. • The Broadway Center is ADA friendly, and we will do all we can to ensure you have a positive experience. For the best accessible options for you, please contact the Box Office directly. Assisted Listening Devices are available at all theaters. • If you are unable to use your tickets, you may exchange for another “Broadway Center presents” event within the season, which ends in June 2019. There is a $3 per ticket fee for all exchanges. Any exchanges must be made at least 24 hours before your original ticketed event. Broadway Center Members may exchange tickets free of charge! • Artists and programs are subject to change without notice. • All sales are final. No refunds. Tickets under $20 do not qualify for discounts. • New! To provide a safe and comfortable experiences, we have a new bag policy: all bags are subject to search. Along with required bag searches, patrons may be requested to open their jackets or be checked with a metal detector prior to entering the venue. Broadway Center will not hold or be responsible for any prohibited items.

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2018 19 Broadway Center Fall Brochure  

The Broadway Center’s mission is to “energize community through live performance.” The performing arts, as the pulse of city, radiate a vita...

2018 19 Broadway Center Fall Brochure  

The Broadway Center’s mission is to “energize community through live performance.” The performing arts, as the pulse of city, radiate a vita...

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