STG Announces Jerry Seinfeld, Merce Cunningham Dance Co
Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces 18 extraordinary engagements to kick off its 2011 - 2012 performance season at the historic Paramount, Moore, and newly leased Neptune Theatres. The line up includes diverse dance, comedy, Broadway, silent film, concerts, and community performances.
Beginning in October, STG's 2011 - 2012 Season has something for everyone - from popular stand-up comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Kathy Griffin, to tributes featuring Washington state dance legends Merce Cunningham with THE LEGACY TOUR and Mark Morris Dance Group with Seattle Symphony premiering and celebrating 20 years of THE HARD NUT. Additional season highlights include: An Evening with Anthony Bourdain & Eric Ripert, Classical Encounter with Savion Glover, Jason Webley, Kronos Quartet, TAO: The Way of the Drum, long-standing community engagements MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE and DANCE This, and so much more!
STG and long time partners Broadway Across America present the 2011 - 2012 Key Bank Broadway at The Paramount series, complete with three fresh-off-Broadway tours and three favorites - Blue Man Group, revival of WEST SIDE STORY, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, MAMMA MIA!, Million Dollar Quartet, and Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT.
"This season we continue our commitment to partnerships and loyalty to artists and artistic development," said Josh LaBelle, STG's Executive Director. "I invite our patrons to be inspired by great performing arts - whether it be through dance, music, comedy, film, theatre, arts education - experience it with us!"
Subscription forms are available online at www.STGpresents.org. Orders can be completed online, or completed order forms can be mailed to STG Subscriptions, Attn: Renewals, 911 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101, by fax at (206) 812-3284, call Subscriber Hotline at (206) 812-1114 (Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.), or deliver in person at The Paramount Box Office (Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.). All subscriptions are processed in the order received.
The Paramount Theatre is located at 911 Pine Street; The Moore Theatre is located at 1932 Second Avenue; The Neptune Theatre is located at 1303 NE 45th Street. Tom Douglas Catering & Events provides handmade concessions at The Paramount and The Moore Theatres.
About STG: Our mission is to make diverse performing arts and education an integral part of our region's cultural identity while keeping three historic venues, The Paramount, Moore and Neptune, alive and vibrant. STG presents a range of performances from Broadway, off-Broadway, dance and jazz, to comedy, concerts of all genres, speakers and family shows - at these three iconic theatres in Seattle and venues throughout the Puget Sound region and in Portland, Oregon.
Based on Pollstar, the Concert Hotwire Hagazine's 2010 Mid-Year Worldwide Ticket Sales, STG ranked #43 of the Top 100 promoters and The Paramount (ranked #12) and The Moore (ranked #44) were placed very well among the Top 100 Theatre Venues.
STG is the 501 (c)(3) non-profit arts organization that operates the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres in Seattle, Washington.
SEATTLE THEATRE GROUP 2011 - 2012 Season (in chronological order)
AN EVENING WITH Jerry Seinfeld
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - The Paramount Theatre
Jerry Seinfeld's career in stand-up comedy took off after a successful stop on Carson's "The Tonight Show" and from then, has been making audiences laugh around the world. He teamed up with fellow stand-up comedian Larry David and created the hit NBC Television series "Seinfeld", which ran for 9 successful seasons.
Since the show's end, Jerry has been directing and producing. He even wrote and produced the box-office hit "Bee Movie". He can also be seen performing stand-up across the country on an ongoing basis.