Review: The Rivals @ Seattle Shakespeare Company

Review: The Rivals @ Seattle Shakespeare Company – 1/18/20 ~Dagmar “Am I not a lover; ay, and a romantic one too?” entreats Captain Jack Absolute, one of the protagonists in The Rivals. Quick answer: Yes. Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s first play premiered in 1775’s London. While it’s had numerous productions and adaptations, including an episode of […]

Show Review: Kacey Musgraves w/ Soccer Mommy @ the Paramount

Kacey Musgraves w/ Soccer Mommy @ the Paramount – 2/9/19Show Review by Lisa Hagen GlynnMemory Lane Series, part 80 It’s easy to understand why Kacey Musgraves won four Grammys. In a sold-out show at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, Musgraves stepped onto the stage and belted out “Born in a hurry/always late/haven’t been early since ‘88” to abundant […]

Show Review & Photos: Neko Case w/Destroyer @ the Paramount

Neko Case w/ Destroyer @ Paramount Theatre – 11/29/2018Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Memory Lane Series, part 78 Singer–songwriter Neko Case received an (almost-)hometown welcome with a sold-out show at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on November 29, 2018. The Tacoma native belted out a terrific 22-song set that included most of her latest album, […]

Show Review & Photos: Beach House @ the Moore

Beach House w/ Ben O’Brien @ the Moore -5/8/19Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Beach House returned to Seattle’s Moore Theatre on May 8, 2019. Founding members Victoria Legrand (keys and lead vocals) and Alex Scally (guitar and backup vocals) were accompanied by James Barone (drums). Under a starry-sky backdrop, Beach House played a dark and […]

Show Review & Photos: The Helio Sequence, the Moondoggies & Smokey Brights @ R Day

The Helio Sequence w/ the Moondoggies & Smokey Brights @ R Day – 10/6/18 Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Memory Lane Series, part 73 Happening upon a music festival during a neighborhood stroll was a fabulous surprise—especially when the lineup was three great Northwest bands and admission turned out to be free. R […]