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HOUSE OF DINAH Team: Stefan Richmond Dec 7, 2016

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HOUSE OF DINAH Team: Brace Evans Dec 6, 2016


Brace Evans is an actor, singer, dancer, and performer who has been seen on stages all over Seattle. You may have seen Evans in his many years singing with the Seattle Men's Chorus, at OtB in Mark Haim's audience-favorite This Land is Your Land, in theater performances at UW or Freehold Theater, and many many other venues. Evans is a familar face in Seattle and OtB is proud to welcome him back to the mainstage. 

 

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HOUSE OF DINAH Team: Kathya Alexander Dec 6, 2016

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HOUSE OF DINAH Team: Adé Cônnére Dec 6, 2016

 

Adé Cônnére is a wildly talented, well-known artist and performer who is seen and heard all over Seattle. A chanteuse, mesermizing cabaret performer, visual art curator, and much much more, this is the first time Cônnére has graced the OtB stage. Audiences witnessing Cônnére for the first time are receiving a rare gift. 

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HOUSE OF DINAH: Ball Culture Dec 2, 2016

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More about House of Dinah: Paris is Burning Nov 26, 2016


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House of Dinah: Dinah Washington Nov 26, 2016



Legendary singer Dinah Washington plays a huge role in HOUSE OF DINAH. Born Ruth Lee Jones in 1924, she was am extremely versatile artist, equally at ease singing jazz, blues, R&B, and pop music. Washington gave herself the well-deserved title "Queen of the Blues." She lived an astoundingly full and turbulent life, dying tragically young at age 39. 

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Markeith Wiley: Required Listening Nov 16, 2016

A list of music that's been swirling around in Markeith Wiley's brain during the creation of It's Not Too Late:

Section 80 & To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar

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Markeith Wiley: Required Reading Nov 16, 2016

Markeith Wiley gave us a great list of material he's been reading in preparation for this show and for life in general. We recommend checking out everything this reading list whether you see the show or not:

Between the World & Me; Ta Nehisi Coates

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Writers Corps Profile: Markeith Wiley by Daemond Arrindell Nov 15, 2016


drawing by Tessa Hulls

This season, an Ambassador Writers Corps* Member will write a profile on each of the nine local artists in 16/17. These in-depth conversations between local artists and local writers will take the place of curatorial notes in the performance programs. 

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