5 Upcoming Seattle Theatre Performances You Don’t Want to Miss

May 4th, 2017 by

SeatsSeattle Theatre is an independent guide to musical, theatrical, and performance arts events coming to the city. Whether you’re looking for a specific type of performance or just want to see what’s coming to the area that you can enjoy, Seattle Theatre has you covered. The following upcoming performances posted on the Seattle Theatre website are ones you don’t want to miss.

1. Intimate Illusions

When: May 20, 2017

Where: The Westin Seattle Grand Ballroom

Prices From: $75

Join master illusionist and entertainer Ivan Amodei as he blends magic, comedy, drama, and music into one incredible show called Intimate Illusions. Classical pieces from composers like Mozart and Bach and custom scored music accompanies each illusion perfectly. You’ll be enthralled with amazing telekinesis feats and incredible telepathy performances. There’s a great deal of audience participation and unplanned moments, so no two shows are exactly the same.

2. Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque

When: June 14, 2017

Where: Showbox Theater

Prices From: $49

Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque is a burlesque show filled with high-energy indie music, stunning choreographed strip teases, and pop culture references. Manwe Sauls-Addison, the renowned choreographer who has worked performers such as Beyonce and Lady Gaga, uses his skill to put together striptease performances that pay tribute to Orange Is The New BlackClockwork OrangeStar Wars, and more.

3. Leslie Odom Jr.

When: September 17, 2017

Where: Moore Theatre

Prices From: $54

Leslie Odom Jr. made his Broadway debut in Rent when he was 17 years old. Since then, he has gone on to perform on stage and on screen in hits like Smash, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Good Wife. He also originated the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton, which he won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. During his solo concert, you’ll see him perform some of the old and new classics from Broadway hits, as well as songs from his self-titled debut album.

4. The Sound of Music

When: September 6-11, 2017

Where: Paramount Theatre

Prices From: $68

The classic tale of hills of music and favorite things comes to Seattle when The Sound of Music arrives at the Paramount Theatre. This popular musical was the last show written by legendary duo Rodgers and Hammerstein. Even if you’ve seen the movie countless times, there’s nothing like seeing it performed live and in-person. Celebrated Broadway director Jack O’Brien gives a fresh take to this well-known tale and brings a novelty you don’t want to miss.

5. Aladdin

When: October 12-29, 2017

Where: Paramount Theatre

Prices From: $71

Everyone remembers the hit Disney movie, and now the Broadway play Aladdin brings the loveable street urchin Aladdin, beautiful Princess Jasmine, evil Jafar, and wisecracking Genie to life. Not only does this bright and colorful performance include some of your favorite songs from the movie, it also has a few new pieces fans young and old will enjoy.

For the scoop on the best performances coming to the area, make sure you check out the news and reviews on the Seattle Theatre.

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