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Friday, May 22, 2020

To give kids a singing voice during coronavirus, Seattle’s Rich Gray writes ‘So Many Heroes’ by Nicole Brodeur

Rich Gray was asked to write a song thanking front-line workers, to be performed by children connected to youth theaters around the country, including Seattle Children's Theatre.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Actor Tim Robbins explores immigration in play coming to Seattle’s Moore Theatre by Nicole Brodeur

The Academy Award-winning actor is encouraging audience participation in "The New Colossus."

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Friday, January 31, 2020

When your signature ‘SNL’ character isn’t funny anymore: Julia Sweeney revisits Pat by Nicole Brodeur

Decades after Julia Sweeney created the awkward, androgynous character of Pat, and as she brings her one-woman show to town, Sweeney has been taking heat for what some see as a poor represen…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Sandra Bernhard brings her comedy/cabaret act to Mercer Island by Nicole Brodeur

Sandra Bernhard, who has never left the public eye since making her mark as a stand-up comic in the 1970s, is back on TV on FX's "POSE" and performing Nov. 2 at Mercer Island's Stroum Jewish…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Jack Clay, former UW drama teacher, mentor of Oscar and Pulitzer winners, dies at 92 by Nicole Brodeur

His students included Academy Award-winning actor Kathy Bates, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley and television and film actor Stephen Tobolowsky.  

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10 years after attack that killed her partner, South Park survivor sings to heal by Nicole Brodeur

Ten years after a brutal attack killed her partner, Jennifer Hopper is hosting a fundraiser concert to help other victims heal.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Broadway Bound’s Jimmy Nixon had ‘an incredible gift to connect and inspire’ young actors by Nicole Brodeur

The arts educator, who died May 10, made every kid feel like a star.

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