Arts, Music & Entertainment in Seattle

Arts, Music & Entertainment in SeattleNever experience a dull moment in Seattle! There are plenty of entertainment venues to keep you entertained, even on the gloomiest and most overcast days. Take in the culture at an art museum, watch a performance by one of the best theater troupes in the region or rock out at one of the many concerts.

Seattle Opera
Be moved to tears or laughter while enjoying entertainment at the Seattle Opera. Seattle Opera has been a leading American opera company since 1993, putting on five operas every year. Watch the classics of the European repertoire as well as contemporary works by American artists in the newly updated, modern McCaw Hall.

Address: 1020 John St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 389-7600
Web: www.seattleopera.org

Pacific Northwest Ballet
Be swept away by a performance by the Pacific Northwest Ballet. These ballerinas showcase their remarkable dancing talent in over 100 annual performances. This highly regarded ballet company entertains audiences with elegant full-length and mixed repertory ballets at their home theater as well as on tour throughout the US and the world.

Address: 301 Mercer St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 441-2424
Web: www.pnb.org

Seattle Symphony
For over 100 years, the Seattle Symphony has treated Seattle ears to gorgeous renditions of classical and contemporary orchestra and symphonic music. In addition to its typical performing season, the Seattle Symphony also presents several festivals and other special entertainment events throughout the year, supporting community and educational activities.

Address: 200 University St., Seattle, WA 98127 - MAP
Phone: (206) 215-4747
Web: www.seattlesymphony.org

Seattle Children´s Theatre
Visit Seattle Children´s Theatre, one of the largest theaters of its kind in the United States. This theater is dedicated to showcasing entertainment that appeals to children of all ages. Since its development in 1975, SCT has produced over 90 new works for young audiences both in the US and abroad.

Address: 201 Thomas St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 441-3322
Web: www.sct.org

ACT–A Contemporary Theatre
Head to downtown Seattle to experience the entertainment of a production by ACT–A Contemporary Theatre, which puts on contemporary shows written by promising playwrights and performed by local actors. This interactive troupe focuses on today's thought-provoking issues in their art, and is actively involved in strengthening Seattle´s diverse community.

Address: 700 Union St., Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 292-7676
Web: www.acttheatre.org

Seattle Repertory Theatre
Since 1963, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has served as Seattle´s flagship theater and an artistic home for countless Seattle actors. One of the largest and most renowned theaters in the United States, SRT puts on a mixture of entertainment that includes classics, recent Broadway hits and cutting-edge new works in its two theater spaces.

Address: 155 Mercer St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 443-2210
Web: www.seattlerep.org

Seattle Public Theatre at the Bathhouse
The Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse offers a variety of plays in the Seattle area by newly discovered playwrights. Enjoy an evening filled with breathtaking suspense, brilliant wordplay, psychological complexity and sweet harmony as you watch a performance by part of Seattle´s most vibrant artistic community.

Address: 7312 W Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98103 - MAP
Phone: (206) 524-1300
Web: www.seattlepublictheater.org

Paramount Theatre
Originally built in 1928 as a film and vaudeville theater, the renovated Paramount Theatre is one of Seattle´s most popular performing arts and entertainment venues. Catch a Broadway play or a concert by your favorite band, or see a variety of other performances including dance, comedy, family engagements, silent films and much more.

Address: 911 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 682-1414
Web: www.stgpresents.org

The Comedy Underground
Laugh your butt off at Seattle´s premier comedy club. The Comedy Underground is open every night, with special late-night showings for audiences 21 and up on Fridays and Saturdays. See some of the best local stand-up comics, rising stars and celebrity comedians from across the nation for side-splitting comedic entertainment.

Address: 109 S. Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104 - MAP
Phone: (206) 628-0303
Web: www.comedyunderground.com

Also...

Frye Art Museum

Address: 704 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98104 - MAP
Phone: (206) 622-9250
Web: www.fryemuseum.org

Seattle Art Museum

Address: 1300 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 654-3100
Web: www.seattleartmuseum.org

Theater Schmeater

Address: 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 - MAP
Phone: (206) 324-5801
Web: www.schmeater.org

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 216-0833
Web: www.book-it.org

ArtsWest

Address: 4711 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 - MAP
Phone: (206) 938-0339
Web: www.artswest.org

Washington Ensemble Theatre

Address: 608 19th Ave East, Seattle, WA 98112 - MAP
Phone: (206) 325-5105
Web: www.washingtonensemble.org

The 5th Avenue Theatre

Address: 1308 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 625-1418
Web: www.5thavenue.org