WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 SEASON
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(OLYMPIA, WA, August 6, 2021) The Washington Center is excited to announce a new season with audiences at full capacity for the first time since March 2020. This diverse season showcases exceptional artistry along with stories of humanity through the lens of performing arts. The season includes several performances which were impacted by the pandemic and have been rescheduled, as well as brand new performances.
The opportunities kick off with world-renowned series National Geographic Live: Mireya Mayor, holiday shows including acoustic performers from the multi-platinum selling album Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice, an evening with GRAMMY award-winning singer Judy Collins, American humorist David Sedaris, and our beloved series Comedy Underground, Black Box Jazz, and historic silent film series accompanied by the Andy Crow Wurlitzer Organ.
Executive Director Jill Barnes shares, “We’re announcing our full season today, and tickets will go on-sale in waves.” Patrons can purchase tickets by calling the Box Office at (360) 753-8586, in person at the Box Office, or online at www.washingtoncenter.org. “We are currently building back our staff in the box office and our marketing department,” says Barnes. “Selling tickets in waves is the best way to navigate internally at this time and to provide the best customer service possible to our patrons. We continue to ask for patience and understanding.”
FRIENDS of the Center and subscribers from the 19-20 season will have early access to purchase tickets as they go on sale. Additional performances may be added as artists establish touring schedules following the pandemic. Barnes shares, “There’s a lot of moving parts in our industry at this time,” says Barnes, “and the Washington Center is ready to adapt and bring opportunities to the region as possible.”
The reopening of the Center at full capacity is a true testament to the emotional power of the arts. As part of the Washington Center’s Capital Campaign announced in July, patrons will have the opportunity to experience a brand new state-of-the-art lighting system, complementing the updates of all of our backstage equipment including audio, video, rigging, and curtains. To learn more about the campaign, visit https://www.washingtoncenter.org/capital-campaign/.
Box Office Information:
- Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm.
- For ticketing questions or more information about upcoming events please visit washingtoncenter.org or call the Box Office at 360-753-8586.
A full list of 21-22 season events is also available online.
|Performance||Date||Time||Public On-Sale Date*|
|National Geographic Live: Pink Boots and a Machete: Mireya Mayor||Thu, 16-Sep-21||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Silent Movie Series: “Silent Kings of Comedy”||Sun, 26-Sep-21||2:00 PM||8/13/2021|
|WILCO | ODE TO JOY TOUR||Sat, 9-Oct-21||7:30 PM||SOLD OUT
|Black Box Jazz Kareem Kandi||Fri, 15-Oct-21||8:00 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Boogie From the Bayou
Featuring BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet and Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
|Fri, 29-Oct-21||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience||Fri, 12-Nov-21||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|The Hip Hop Nutcracker||Mon, 15-Nov-21||7:30 PM||8/13/2021|
|Seattle International Comedy Competition||Thu, 18-Nov-21||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice||Wed, 1-Dec-21||7:30 PM||8/27/2021|
|God Is A Scottish Drag Queen: A Christmas Special||Fri, 3-Dec-21||7:30 PM||8/27/2021|
|International Guitar Night XXII||Tue, 18-Jan-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Comedy Underground||Thu, 20-Jan-22||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|Black Box Jazz Ann Reynolds and Clave Gringa||Fri, 21-Jan-22||8:00 PM||8/13/2021|
|Pink Martini||Mon, 24-Jan-22||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Ensemble Mik Nawooj||Thu, 3-Feb-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Black Box Jazz Max Hatt/Edda Glass||Fri, 11-Feb-22||8:00 PM||8/13/2021|
|The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour||Sat, 12-Feb-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Comedy Underground||Thu, 17-Feb-22||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|An Evening with Judy Collins||Fri, 25-Feb-22||7:30 PM||8/27/2021|
|Ladies of Laughter||Fri, 11-Mar-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Silent Film Series: Buster Keaton: A Shorts Film Collection||Sun, 13-Mar-22||2:00 PM||8/13/2021|
|Bessie, Billie, & Nina – Pioneering Women in Jazz||Tue, 15-Mar-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Comedy Underground||Thu, 24-Mar-22||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|That Golden Girls Show! – a puppet parody||Fri, 25-Mar-22||7:30 PM||9/3/2021|
|Koresh Dance Company||16-Apr-22||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Comedy Underground||Thu, 21-Apr-22||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
|Black Box Jazz Duende Libre Trio||Fri, 22-Apr-22||8:00 PM||8/13/2021|
|An Evening with David Sedaris||Tue, 10-May-22||7:30 PM||8/27/2021|
|The Center Salon||Fri, 13-May-22||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW
limited seating available
|“Perk up, pianist!”||Sat, 21-May-22||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW
Limited seating available
|The Temptations||Thu, 9-Jun-22||7:30 PM||ON SALE NOW|
|Comedy Underground||Thu, 23-June-22||7:30 PM||8/20/2021|
*FRIENDS of the Center and 19-20 season subscribers will have early access, typically 1-3 days
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performance venue with a mission to inspire audiences and artists of all ages through live performances, enriching the vibrancy of our community.