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2018-19 Season Press Releases & Announcements


June 11, 2018: Broadway Center’s 2018-19 Season offers more than 35 events!

July 5, 2018: Lea DeLaria Star of "Orange is the New Black" kicks off Tacoma Pride Festival on July 13

July 10, 2018: Sixth annual Brew Five Three: Tacoma's Beer & Music Festival returns on Saturday, Aug. 11

July 23, 2018: STEM Pop-Up Exhibit Sue's Tech Kitchen at the Tacoma Armory Aug. 23-26

Aug. 16, 2018: From Roma to Tacoma! Broadway Center welcomes Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition to the Tacoma Armory Sept. 21 to Oct. 14

Oct. 22, 2018: Live Nation Entertainment presents Lewis Black's "THE JOKE'S ON US" Tour on Jan. 12, 2019 at Tacoma's Pantages Theater

Oct. 23, 2018: Broadway Center presents The Hip Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow Nov. 15 as first performance in newly remodeled Pantages Theater

Oct. 24, 2018: Broadway Center launches new Regional Theater Program with Christopher Durang’s Chekhov-inspired comedy “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” Nov. 8—25 at Theatre on the Square

Nov. 1, 2018: New Name. Same Passion. Broadway Center for the Performing Arts Announces New Name: Tacoma Arts Live

Jan. 9, 2019: Jake Shimabukuro returns to Tacoma! Ukulele virtuoso to perform Saturday, Feb. 2 at the historic Pantages Theater

Jan. 10, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live presents legendary journalist, anchor, and author Dan Rather at Tacoma's historic Pantages Theater on Saturday, Jan. 19

Jan. 17, 2019: Statement on Tacoma Arts Live Rental Practices 

Jan. 18, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live presents New Orleans funk soul brass ensemble Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with opening guest Lilla at Tacoma’s historic Pantages Theater on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 24, 2019: World renowned dance company Ailey II returns to Tacoma Arts Live for two performances at the historic Pantages Theater March 2 and 3

Feb. 6, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live presents L.A. TheatreWorks’ “Steel Magnolias” Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3:00 p.m. at Tacoma’s historic Pantages Theater

Mar. 7, 2019: Tacoma Arts live presents rising Cuban star Daymé Arocena at Tacoma’s historic Rialto Theater on Sunday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Mar. 21, 2019:  Make Believe: Spidey Mystifies with Mentalism on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Theater on the Square

Mar. 26, 2019: 6 Guitars Delivers Musical Variety with Two Shows on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Theater on the Square

Mar. 28, 2019: Sitar Player Anoushka Shankar Performs Newly Released Album, "Reflections" Sunday April 28, 2019 at Pantages Theater

April 2, 2019:  Tacoma Arts Live's Regional Theater Program Presents ART by Yasmina Reza for Ten Performances at Theater on the Square 

April 4, 2019: Bailadores de Bronce joins Trío Guadalevín in México Diverso at Tacoma’s Historic Pantages Theater Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

 April 11, 2019: Rise Up: The Hamilton Tribute Band - Music From Hit Broadway Musical and More at Tacoma's Historic Rialto Theater Friday, May 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.