David Sedaris, Armistead Maupin & Humans of NY Come to BenaroyaDavid Sedaris, Armistead Maupin & Humans of NY Come to Benaroya
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

With words and photographs these three artists share personal stories that have sparked laughter and motivated change. Northwest Associated Arts (NWAA), KNKX (88.5 FM) and The Stranger present all three events at beautiful Benaroya Hall. Tickets prices vary and are available through the Benaroya Hall Box Office, at 206.215.4747 or online at www.benaroyahall.org.Phone interviews are available upon request. Both the Armistead Maupin and Brandon Stanton events offer a VIP option that includes prime seating and a private reception. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus to Perform EVERYTHING BROADWAY, 4/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) brings the "great white way" to Seattle's McCaw Hall with Everything Broadway on April 2 and 3, 2016.  (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus & Seattle Women's Chorus Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Flying House Productions (FHP) the parent organization for Seattle Men's Chorus and Seattle Women's Chorus, isthrilled to announce that Paul Caldwell will be named the new artistic director, effective August 1, 2016. The organization has flourished under the 35-year artistic leadership of Dennis Coleman, whose retirement was announced in February 2015. Immediately theFHP board of directors began an extensive nationwide search for Coleman's successor; work is currently underway with the Board of Directors, executive director Steven Smith, and Coleman for a smooth transition process. In the coming months Caldwell is expected to relocate from his Chicago-area home where he has worked as artistic director for the Youth Choral Theatre of Chicago, Windy City Gay Chorus, and Windy City Treble Quire. (more...)

Seattle Women's Chorus to Take Audiences Back in Time with CAMP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) takes audiences on a hilarious romp back in time to the trials and trails of summer camp adventures. (more...)

Seattle Women's Chorus to Take Audiences Back in Time with CAMP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) takes audiences on a hilarious romp back in time to the trials and trails of summer camp adventures. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus to Welcome Tituss Burgess
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) has announced the addition of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess to this season's first two holiday concerts. (more...)

Seattle Women's Chorus to Celebrate Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) prepares for an All Hallows Eve filled with song. This is SWC's fourth consecutive year performing inside the historic Saint Mark's Cathedral in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, as Dennis Coleman's begins his final season as artistic director for SWC. Together Coleman and SWC take audiences on a spooky, spectacular musical journey that includes ethereal harmonies and enchanting melodies. With Hallows in the Cathedral: Spirits Rising the women stir the soul with Schubert and Rossini and raise the spirit with musical theatre tunes from Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast and Cats. (more...)

SWC & SMC Set Dennis Coleman's Farewell Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

This October, Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) will kick off a milestone season with Hallows in the Cathedral: Spirits Rising, the first of five concerts in Dennis Coleman's final season as artistic director for Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus & Seattle Women's Chorus Offers Annual Kid's Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) present their annual FREE concert for Seattle-area children and their families.  Kids are encouraged to dance and sing along as they experience the thrill of watching a glorious live concert event, with a McCaw Hall audience of thousands, by two of the nation's largest and most respected choruses.  SMC and SWC will perform high-energy kid-friendly tunes from the Disney songbook as well as some classics from the 70s rock supergroup, Queen. SMC's ensemble, Captain Smartypants and SWC's ensemble, Sensible Shoes, join in on the fun. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus & Seattle Women's Chorus to Offer Annual Kid's Concert, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) present their annual FREE concert for Seattle-area children and their families.  Kids are encouraged to dance and sing along as they experience the thrill of watching a glorious live concert event, with a McCaw Hall audience of thousands, by two of the nation's largest and most respected choruses.  SMC and SWC will perform high-energy kid-friendly tunes from the Disney songbook as well as some classics from the 70s rock supergroup, Queen. SMC's ensemble, Captain Smartypants and SWC's ensemble, Sensible Shoes, join in on the fun. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Community Arts Partnership with the 2014 Gay Games
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra proudly announces its community arts partnership with the 2014 Gay Games, being held this summer in Northeast Ohio. The 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation takes place August 9-16 in venues around Cleveland and Akron. More than 35 sports and culture events will be held, with more than 20,000 people from more than 50 countries expected to participate and visit the region. (more...)

Levi Kreis Joins Seattle Men's Chorus as Guest Artist; Holiday Extravaganza Runs Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) borrows from the film classic Casablanca for their annual holiday extravaganza at Benaroya Hall. In Play it Again, Santa, Santa (not Sam) is at the piano and the out-of-the-way nightclub is much farther north - like at the North Pole! There will be eight Seattle concerts plus two outreach performances in Tacoma and Everett. For the first two Seattle concerts of their 34th season opener, SMC welcomes to the stage Tony award-winning pianist and vocalist Levi Kreis (tonight, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 only) as the guest artist. (more...)

Levi Kreis to Join Seattle Men's Chorus as Guest Artist; Holiday Extravaganza Runs 11/30-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) borrows from the film classic Casablanca for their annual holiday extravaganza at Benaroya Hall. In Play it Again, Santa, Santa (not Sam) is at the piano and the out-of-the-way nightclub is much farther north - like at the North Pole! There will be eight Seattle concerts plus two outreach performances in Tacoma and Everett. For the first two Seattle concerts of their 34th season opener, SMC welcomes to the stage Tony award-winning pianist and vocalist Levi Kreis (Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 only) as the guest artist. (more...)

Kat Ramsburg Star in 5th Avenue Theatre's HAIRSPRAY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents Hairspray in Concert, featuring some of Seattle's favorite musical theatre stars and the powerful voices of the 250-member Seattle Men's Chorus. (more...)

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Men's Chorus Congratulate Jinkx Monsoon; HAIRSPRAY Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Men's Chorus join together in 'con-drag-ulating' Jinkx Monsoon, who has taken the nation by storm - emerging from season five of Ru Paul's Drag Race as America's newest Drag Superstar. Jinkx, the drag queen alter ego of Seattle's own Jerick Hoffer, consistently emerged as a fan favorite throughout the season, and captured the crown last night. (more...)

Kat Ramsburg to Star in 5th Avenue Theatre's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for Hairspray in Concert, featuring some of Seattle's favorite musical theatre stars and the powerful voices of the 250-member Seattle Men's Chorus. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hairspray's 2002 Broadway debut, this unique concert event will play for six very special performances of glorious and irreverent John Waters-inspired wackiness (Friday-Sunday, June 20-23). In 2002, Hairspray was The 5th Avenue Theatre's first world premiere musical to head for Broadway where it won the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical and launched The 5th's unprecedented track record for sending new works to New York. Now the smash hit musical comes home, as audiences have never seen it before. (more...)

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Men's Chorus Congratulate Jinkx Monsoon; HAIRSPRAY Begins 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

The 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Men's Chorus join together in 'con-drag-ulating' Jinkx Monsoon, who has taken the nation by storm - emerging from season five of Ru Paul's Drag Race as America's newest Drag Superstar. Jinkx, the drag queen alter ego of Seattle's own Jerick Hoffer, consistently emerged as a fan favorite throughout the season, and captured the crown last night. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon Joins The 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Men's Chorus' HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

In 2002, Hairspray was the first world premiere musical to leave The 5th Avenue Theatre and head for Broadway. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and launched the Theatre's unprecedented track record for sending new works to New York. Now 10 seasons later, The 5th collaborates with one of the world's largest and most respected choruses, the Seattle Men's Chorus. Together they will bring this special concert presentation of Hairspray, with all its glorious, irreverent, John Waters-inspired wackiness, back to the 5th Avenue stage for six very special performances. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) kicks off its 2012-2013 Season with their Fall concert, How Sweet the Sound (October 12-20, 2012) in a spectacular new venue, Saint Mark's Cathedral on Capitol Hill. SWC celebrates 10 years of big, bold, beautiful music and their 200+ voices will fill the Cathedral as they pay tribute to the choral tradition and create new rhythms and sounds. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

At a time when marriage equality is top of mind for all Washington voters, Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) is proud to share, through song, The Beatles' powerful messages of peace, love, and understanding. With their all-Beatles Spring concert, Come Together, the 250-member Seattle Men's Chorus, the nation's largest gay men's chorus, will pay tribute to the original mop-top quartet by belting out over two dozen faithfully arranged songs from the best-selling band in history. (more...)

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