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Intiman Homecoming street party and performances joins growing list of in-person Capitol Hill events coming soon

Capitol Hill’s in-person events calendar is beginning to fill up including a new “homecoming” celebration planned for September to mark the arrival of Intiman Theater in the neighborhood.

The Intiman Homecoming street party is being planned as a ticketed event and will fill Harvard with performance, vendors, and celebration between Pike and Pine the weekend of September 18th.

The event will celebrate the theater group’s new partnership and programs at Seattle Central:

On the final weekend of summer, Intiman will shut down Harvard Ave. in front of the Erickson Theatre (one of the theatre’s new producing homes) for HOMECOMING, an outdoor performing arts festival. This is a meet-your-new-neighbor bash with creative direction by Jennifer Zeyl and Wesley Frugé. The festival will feature over 20hrs of live performances, LGBTQ+ programming from BeautyBoiz, DJ sets, artist installations, vendors, food trucks, and a beer garden presented with Life on Mars.

HOMECOMING – Performing Arts Festival

Harvard Ave. between Pike / Pine
September 18-19, 2021

Intiman has also announced details of its first productions…

In the winter, Intiman will open the doors to the Erickson Theatre for a reimagined revival of a classic production from the company’s 49-year history: THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP by Charles Ludlam, directed by Jasmine Joshua. This is a penny dreadful sci-fi romp that centers on an English estate haunted by the former mistress who has recently passed (or has she?). There are mummies, werewolves, mistaken identities, and a ton of madcap blunders. Two performers, dozens of wigs, and over forty quick-change costume changes bring an eclectic cast of six characters to life.

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP

Erickson Theatre (1524 Harvard Ave Seattle, WA 98122)

February 8-27, 2022

And finally, Intiman will present the Pacific Northwest premiere of TWO MILE HOLLOW by Leah Nanako Winkler, directed by Jesse Jou at Broadway Performance Hall. This comedy centers on a wealthy white family gathering together to dish secrets and drink wine one last time in their Hamptons estate before the home is sold. A cast of Asian American Pacific Islanders turns the “rich white family with secrets” genre on its head and splits it open for laughs and stinging insight.

TWO MILE HOLLOW

Broadway Performance Hall (1625 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122)

April 26 – May 15, 2022

As well as a new subscription membership model…

Inti-Club Members are a meaningful part of sustaining the theatre by making a monthly donation ranging from $8-$98. Members receive 50% off all ticket purchases, a free Annual Member Party, pre-show happy hours, invitations to backstage tours and special preview events, and free entry to all Intiman Online programming. In an effort to increase equity, all Inti-Club Members will receive equal access to all perks. Intiman is grateful to Members in advance for signing up at the level that works for them. Join the Inti-Club today to attend the kickoff Annual Member Party on September 17th, 2021.

For those who need, Intiman is also planning to reintroduce its “FREE FOR EVERYONE” tickets distributed in person at the box office beginning 60 minutes before show time on the day of the performance on a first come, first served basis. Intiman says it guarantees a minimum of 20 free tickets for all performances.

You can learn more at intiman.org.

The new Intiman event comes as Capitol Hill prepares for a late summer and fall catch-up for in-person events including a planned PrideFest Capitol Hill celebration over Labor Day weekend.

 

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