Metropolis @ Benaroya Hall

The mediator is the heart ❤️

📸: Courtesy Seattle Symphony | Metropolis

📅 Thursday, January 25th + Saturday, January 27th
📍Benaroya Hall: 200 University St, Seattle
Thursday show: 7:30 p.m. + Saturday show: 8 pm
🎟 Tickets: $35 – $135

Some people’s New Year’s Resolutions are to learn a new language, incorporate more movement throughout the day, eat more wholesomely or make a point to reach out to loved ones more. One thing many of these resolutions have in common is reinforcing healthy habits and self-development, and if you too are looking to include a bit more of that energy in your life, might we suggest adding watching classic film to your list?

On January 25th and 27th, Fritz Lang’s groundbreaking science fiction silent film Metropolis—accompanied by the Seattle Symphony—will be echoing through Benaroya Hall. Fun fact: No complete version of this film exists. Considered one of the greatest films of all time (although back at the time of its release in 1927, it met mixed reviews with some critics calling the story “naïve”), the Seattle Symphony will be bringing Metropolis’ dramatic, sweeping score to life on the scale it deserves.

Set in an expansive city in the future where society is divided amongst a working class keeping the city running from the “Underground” and the ruling elite, Metropolis covers everything from unlikely love, class conflict, and Babylon to Gothic and Art Deco architecture, catacombs and mad scientists. So sit down, strap in, and experience the film that inspired countless science fiction movies that came after, including Blade Runner and Dr. Strangelove.

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Performing at Benaroya Hall, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together, and lifts the human spirit.

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Seattle Symphony

The Grammy-winning Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together, and lifts the human spirit. Acclaimed for its inventive programming, the Symphony performs at Benaroya Hall, located in the heart of downtown Seattle.