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2019-20 Season Press Releases & Announcements

May 16, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live's 2019-20 Season Offers 40+ Events

May 31, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live and Partners Honored For Pantages Theater Renovations In The City's Historic Theater District 

June 7, 2019: America’s Favorite Dragapella® Beautyshop Quartet The Kinsey Sicks performs during Tacoma Pride Festival At Tacoma’s Rialto Theater on July 12 at 7:30 p.m.

July 5, 2019: Kick-Off Tacoma Beer Week With Brew Five Three: Tacoma's Beer & Music Festival on Saturday, August 10 Featuring Special Release Kegs From Tacoma Breweries 


August 14, 2019: India Arie Returns to the Pacific Northwest on The Worthy Tour at Tacoma's Pantages Theater on September 20 at 7:30 p.m. 

August 23, 2019: RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Comes To Tacoma September 24-25 at Pantages Theater

September 5, 2019: The Carter Family Legacy Through Carlene Carter Comes to Tacoma's Historic Rialto Theater on Friday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.

September 17, 2019: A Cappella Musical Phenomenon Naturally 7 Hits Tacoma’s Rialto Theater on September 28

September 21, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live Brings A New Event To The South Sound - Tacoma Distillery Festival With Pacific Northwest Distilleries at the Tacoma Armory on November 16 

September 26, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live’s Professional Regional Theater Kicks Off Season With Ten Shows of Shakespeare in Love At Theater on the Square, October 17 – November 3

October 1, 2019: Celebrate Musical History, Heritage, and Legacy with Take Me to the River - New Orleans Live! At Tacoma's Pantages Theater on Sunday, October 20

October 7, 2019: Community Partners present First Night, The Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration December 31 On Broadway Between 9th & 11th

October 10, 2019: The Duke Ellington Orchestra Honors The American Jazz Music Legacy With Guidance of Ellington Descendants November 2 at Tacoma's Pantages Theater

October 14, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live presents Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure - An Immersive Visual Experience For the Whole Family October 26 at Tacoma's Pantages Theater

October 25, 2019: Holiday Dance Spectacle The Hip Hop Nutcracker Returns to Tacoma's Pantages Theater Friday, November 15, Features Special Appearance by Hip Hop Pioneer MC Kurtis Blow

November 1, 2019: Sugar Skull! A Día de los Muertos Musiscal Adventure Celebrates Latin Heritage and Traditions At the Pantages Theater on November 19

November 7, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live Shares Impact Report And Independent Assessment Touts National Stature of Programming  

November 21, 2019: This Holiday Season Is Brimming With Festive Events In Tacoma's Historic Theater District And Beyond

December 20, 2019: Tacoma Arts Live Honors Congressman and Cultural Champion Norman D. Dicks - Plaques To Be Unveiled at First Night Tacoma: 2020 December 31 In Tacoma's Historic Theater District

January 3, 2020: Grammy Award-winning Band and U.S. Cultural Ambassadors Ozomatli Bring The Party To Tacoma On January 25 At The Historic Pantages Theater

January 7, 2020: South Sound Favorite The Peking Acrobats Return To Tacoma For Hair-Raising Aerial Acts And Amazing Stunts on January 26 At The Historic Pantages Theater

January 9, 2020: Tacoma Arts Live Proudly Presents The Choir of Man, The Pint-filled Good Time Pub Performance At the Historic Pantages Theater

January 17, 2020: Tacoma Arts Live's Professional Regional Theater Presents Oleanna by Pulitzer Prize Winner David Mamet For Eight Shows Feb. 6 - 23 at Tacoma's Theater on the Square

January 29, 2020: The North American Tour of nickelodeon's THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Coming to Tacoma's Pantages Theater on March 5

February 17, 2020: Tacoma Arts Live Hosts 2020 Gala: Garden of Delights Benefitting Education Through the Arts At Historic Tacoma Armory on Saturday, March 21 at 6:00 p.m. 

March 6, 2020: TRIBES - A Play That Speaks To Everyone, Tacoma Arts Live's New Regional Theater Production, Tacoma's Theater on the Square For 8 Shows, March 26 - April 11

May 19, 2020: Tacoma Arts Live's 2020 Gala: Garden of Delights Moves to a Virtual Event via YouTube Live and Facebook Live on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.