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Celebrate the Season with Black Nativity

December 21, 2010

Black Nativity Hailed as one of Seattle’s can’t-miss holiday events, Black Nativity celebrates its twelfth season in 2010 with a brand new location, The Moore Theatre. This dramatic retelling of the story of Christmas features Folklife performer and local legend, Pastor Patrinell Wright along with an ensemble cast that will bring Langston Hughes’ 1961 vision to life on the stage.

The show runs through Sunday, December 26th and has a history of sold out shows. If you want to attend, buy tickets in advance. Despite moving to a larger venue, shows are still expected to sell out.

Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect:

Black Nativity at Intiman Theatre

December 26, 2009

Beloved Northwest gospel musician Pastor Pat Wright has returned with her Total Experience Gospel Choir to lead another season of the musical Black Nativity at the Intiman Theatre.  Pastor Wright is renowned both for her commanding solo voice as well as her powerful choir of gospel singers.  Drawing from the talented ranks of the choir, Black Nativity will feature astounding gospel soloists and moving songs of faith and spirit.  Black Nativity unites the power of African-American traditional gospel song with modern dance and theater, and provides a transforming experience for the audience.

Pastor Pat Wright & Black Nativity choir

Check out this video preview of Black Nativity and get your tickets online in celebration of the holiday spirit!  The show runs from December 1 to December 30.

Weekend Events — December 11-14

December 11, 2009
Folklife Masters, December 11

Folklife Masters, December 11

Friday, December 11
Folklife Masters: John Reischman & The Romeros

Empty Sea Studios | Seattle | 8pm
$35 at door
4 amazing musicians come together to explore the common ground of bluegrass and old-time Southern music on mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass and beautiful vocals all around.

The Tallboys

Saturday, December 12
Dare To Be Square Evening Dance

Richard Hugo House | Seattle | 7pm
Calling from the famed Bob Dalsemer, music by The Tallboys and Small Wonder Stringband and lots of jamming!

Saturday, December 12
Pint & Dale Holiday Extravaganza

Haller Lake Community Center | Seattle | 7pm
$12 at door
Join well-loved maritime and folk singers William Pint & Felicia Dale, with special guests Tonia Opland & Mike Freeman.

Sunday, December 13
Black Nativity w/Pastor Pat Wright & Total Experience Gospel Choir

Intiman Theatre, Seattle | Ticket prices vary
A powerful portrait of the holiday season in gospel song and dance, Black Nativity is an uplifting and joyous celebration of the season.

Black Nativity

Sunday, December 13
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur

Mississippi Studios | Portland | 7pm
$25 at door
Two giants of folk and jug come together for a fine evening of music and stories.