EVENTS > Nights at the Neptune: A People's Theatre Joint

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Check back soon for the 2019 lineup announcement! For now, save the dates for community showcases each Thursday night this summer, from July 11th to August 15th!


Nights at the Neptune: A People’s Theatre Joint, is a platform designed to give voice to some of our most pressing race and social justice issues, using art to shake and awaken our consciousness to inequity, while celebrating our shared cultures and forgotten histories. Local artists/arts organizations respond to an open call. A panel of local artists, entrepreneurs, activists and advocates review and select the final list of participants. With community support from The Norcliffe Foundation, STG opens The Neptune to the artists for free to mount a performance, that is also free to the public, providing access to all. This is performing arts by the people, for the people!

Since 2013, STG has been producing the free Nights at the Neptune series as a way to create space for local artists and organizations to connect with the people of Seattle. The series' focus is on Art that relates to the pressing issues of our time; honors and celebrates our shared cultures and uplifts a more multicultural community!



2018 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Dare to Claim the Sky by Sharon Nyree Williams
The Invisible Vegan
Artist Watch 2018
Khu.éex: The Magic of Noise

2017 Nights at the Neptune programs:

EVRYTHNG CREATIV'S VIBES: The 5th Anniversary of Nights at the Neptune
Promised Land
The Future of Film is Feminist Festival
One Laugh at a Time
International Girl Gang Expo
#BlackTransMagick: A Journey Towards Liberation
Don't Call It A Riot!

2016 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Blanket of Fear
When Women of Color Dance
Women Who Swing
Golden Silence: The Score Feels
The Glossary: Perspectives Defined By Art

2015 Nights at the Neptune programs:

Black & Blue
TRANSPLANTS: Why Seattle? Why Now?
Kenbe Fem
DanceGarden: A Celebration of World Music & Dance
Rainier Valley Revival

2014 Nights At The Neptune programs:

Out & In: A Pride Comedy Showcase
Choreographing Emotion
El Arte Flamenco
Sound of Violet
Oresteia Ubuntu
Music Marches On

2013 Nights At The Neptune programs:

Out & In: A Pride Comedy Showcase
David & Jonathan - A Modern Day Retelling of the Biblical Story
Seattle Latino Film Festival Presents: A Tropical Night
The Platform Playwrights Festival
Ward of State
For Peace For Tibet
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls
Splinter Effect, a Diversity Dance Throwback


Special thanks to The Norcliffe Foundation for its ongoing support of Nights at The Neptune.


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