Omar Willey was born at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Seattle and grew up near Lucky Market on Beacon Avenue. He believes Seattle is the greatest city on Earth and came to this conclusion by travelling much of the Earth. He is a junior member of the Lesser Seattle society and, as an oboist, does not blow his own trumpet.
Omar Willey goes underground with Jon Marans’ play about the Mattachine Society.
Some thoughts about Young Jean Lee’s UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW at On the Boards.
An interview with award-winning radio playwright Katie Hims.
Herbert Blau died on his birthday last week. This is tribute to a man who was my idol, my mentor, and, finally but most importantly, my friend.
The Seattle True Independent Film Festival returns for another year with new digs and new films.
Evan Smith is one of the bright lights in Seattle’s new music and jazz scene. Omar Willey writes some thoughts on his performances at IMPfest and recently at The Box is Empty concert at the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford.
The Improvised Music Project bring IMPfest back to Seattle for its fifth year. This year: a new venue, and new guests.
Director Jeffrey Fracé and his talented young cast explore the history of experimental theater in this excellent production.
Homeland Security detain a photographer at 1st & Cherry, apparently for photographing the Federal Building.