Puget Sound Revels 2015-16 Season

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Mirth and Merriment all year long!

Puget Sound Revels builds community through the arts using traditional music, dance, and drama drawn from many cultures. We offer theater productions, seasonal celebrations, and educational opportunities for all ages.

The 2015 Christmas Revels has a Nordic theme.  Advance ticket sales for Revels donors is October 8 - 21. October 22 tickets are available to everyone.  It's never too early to think about which performance you want to attend:  Dec 19 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm; Dec 20 at 1:00pm & 5:30pm; Dec 22 at 7:30; Dec 23 at 2:00pm.


Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.*
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

*The Sunday, December 20 5:30 p.m. performance will be ASL assisted.

Rialto Theater

More Upcoming Events

Join us in 2015 for all different kinds of communal effervescence!
Spring Sing:  All Sing!! 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Pub songs, chanteys, rounds, call and response, traditional American and more.  We’ll be at Tacoma’s B Sharp Coffee House in historic Opera Alley – food, coffee, tea, beer and wine available for purchase.
A House Concert with Rick Fogel
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  
Listen to and learn about the hammered dulcimer. Seating for 18 so don’t wait to buy your ticket!  
May Day Celebration
Friday, May 1, 2015 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
FREE - Wright Park
Singing, dancing and flower-crown-making to welcome lovely May. All ages. 
An Evening with Hasani
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hasani, who danced in our 2007 Christmas Revels, will delight us with an evening of belly dancing – we’ll learning about the tradition, maybe even give it a try.  
Robin Hood Romp
June 22 – 26
For children. A week of music, dance and drama with Debbie Birkey – singer, teacher, artist, Reveler.  All things Robin Hood!  
Abbots Bromliad 
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
 FREE – All ages. Dancing with antlers!  Old Town Park
People who come to The Christmas Revels are fascinated (or mystified!) by the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. So join us at our annual Bromliad  to learn the dance. Or bring a penny whistle, recorder or fiddle and play the tune. We’ll teach the steps and general concept. BYOA (bring your own antlers) - branches can make pretty good antlers – look around your yard. Or just bring a picnic and watch. We’ll provide musicians and a caller. We’ll also play some games and dance a few other dances.
Tacoma Sings
Thursday, September 24, 2015 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Singing on the Chihuly Bridge of Glass to sing-out summer and sing-in autumn.  Music to listen to as you arrive (on the Glass Museum side), then we’ll distribute song sheets so everyone can join in. We’ll cross the bridge singing and end up in the amphitheater by the History Museum for a few beautiful rounds. Bring a lantern if you want.  We’ll light them as the sun sets. Beautiful.
The Joy of Singing
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, 98402

Puget Sound Revels singers offer a kaleidoscope of music – traditional, seasonal, celebratory, sea songs, pub songs. Some audience participation, of course. It's FREE, high energy, beautiful and it's in one of Tacoma's wonderful performing spaces (the beautiful little auditorium inside the Washington State History Museum).

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Puget Sound Revels

621 Tacoma Ave S, Ste 402
Tacoma, WA 98402

Telephone: 253-756-1804
Mary Lynn, Executive Director

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Resident Arts Organizations

Puget Sound Revels Northwest Sinfonietta Tacoma City Ballet Tacoma Concert Band Tacoma Opera Tacoma Symphony Tacoma Youth Symphony