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June 1, 2009 at 11:14am

Broadway Center's new season

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Pink-Martini The Broadway Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2009-10 season, which kicks off Oct. 8 with Pink Martini at the Pantages Theater.

They have tagged their season as “the best of times.” Judging the season’s line up I’d say that’s a good call. Here's a list of what they have scheduled so far. The following are my favorites:

Pink Martini
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
A Pacific Northwest favorite, Pink Martini is known internationally for their “little orchestra” that unifies world melodies and rhythms
An Acoustic Evening with
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt On Stage Together
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
Grammy nominated legends and revered musicians will take the stage with only their guitars to back them up
August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.
Washington State History Museum
This staged reading of August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle 3 confronts race, artistic differences and generation gaps with Ma Rainey and her band
Seattle Men’s Chorus: Santa Baby
Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. | Pantages Theater
Make it your tradition: carols spiced with unique tributes to the spirited holiday TV specials and the return of Silent Night

Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble
Friday, January 29, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
A tour de force and one of the nation's great modern dance companies brings one-act ballets, dance suites and pas de deux to stage

Ira Glass: Radio Stories and Other Stories
Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
“This American Life” host and producer will give you a chance to look under the hood of his public radio broadcast

The Smothers Brothers
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
Celebrating their 50 years performing together, Tom and Dick use folk music and comedy to bring sibling rivalry to a whole new level

August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.
Washington State History Museum
This staged reading of August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle 4 follows a family divided by the fate of their heirloom piano and is an appropriate reminder of heritage during Black History Month

Soul Street Dance Co.
Friday, February 12, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. | Rialto Theater
High-energy movement that will take you from Brazil’s Capoeira to New York’s break dance through hip-hop and dance

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
Intricate rhythms and harmonies of South African musical tradition to the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music

Cirque D’Or
Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. | Pantages Theater
The Golden Dragon Acrobats present an award-winning show with spectacular costumes and visually stunning traditions that began more than 25 centuries ago

Friday, April 16, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. | Pantages Theater
Join a zany crew at Berlin’s Kit-Kat Club that are determined to show the world what a good time can be had without hearing the noises of Nazism surrounding their delightful story

Seattle Men’s and Women’s Chorus: Glitter and be Gay
Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. | Pantages Theater
For the first time in Tacoma, Seattle Men’s and Women’s Chorus combine in a tribute to Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim


Broadway Center Member and multi-show ticket packages of four or more events are on sale now.  General public tickets are on sale Monday, Aug. 3.  To find out more information on how to become a Member, request a brochure or order tickets contact the Broadway Center Box Office at 253.591.5894. 

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