Arts and Entertainment
Performance Information Sources
Seattle Performs is a good website for getting an overview of performances in the Seattle area.
5th Ave Theater (Musicals)
5th Ave Theater is doing lots of fun musicals this year too, starting in late September.
- If you are under 25, tickets are $25 the day of the show. If you're there early you can usually get amazing seats. Under 25 Program
- For those of you that are a bit older (under 30) you can get season tickets for $33 a ticket. You only have to commit to 4 shows. Under 30 Subscriptions
Pacific Northwest Ballet
- Half price rush tickets are available to students and seniors (65+) beginning 90 minutes prior to curtain time at the McCaw Hall Box Office.
- 25 and younger: Get 1 ticket for $15 or 2 for $25 for Thursday and Friday evenings of regular season performances
- Are you a ballet lover between the ages of 21-39? Join Backstage Pass! Backstage Pass is Pacific Northwest Ballet's social and educational group for ballet patrons in their 20s and 30s. Members enjoy generous subscription discounts, complimentary wine at hosted intermissions, parties with dancers and artistic staff, and engaging educational events.
The Seattle Opera's 2010-2011 season includes classics such as The Barber of Seville and Don Quixote.
- $25 tickets are available in the Second Tier Side Upper for every performance at McCaw Hall.
- Student rush tickets are available for $20 a ticket. Rush Tickets are available starting at 5:30 for evening performances. Student rush and senior rush tickets come from the same pool, so you may want to get there before 5:30 to beat retired seniors.
Seattle Repertory Theatre
The Seattle Rep has $10 (under 25) and $20 (26+ student) tickets to a bunch of great shows; the 2010-2011 season starts October 1.
Seattle Shakespeare is doing its magic again this year, 3 shakespeare plays and 2 related. Starts in late October. The 2010-2011 calendar.
The Seattle Symphony has last-minute $10 tickets for students for any performance that hasn't sold out through its Seattle Symphony Campus Program. You have to register for the program (free) before buying student tickets.