Totally '80s

Get ready for an '80s explosion featuring mega-hits by Michael Jackson, George Michael, Huey Lewis and more. Join Broadway stars Nicole Parker and Aaron C. Finley, conductor Stuart Chafetz and the Seattle Symphony for this most excellent concert featuring hits like “Smooth Criminal,” Funkytown,” “The Power of Love,” “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and more.

Seattle Pops

Dates and Tickets

  • 5 Oct (Fri) 2018 8:00PM
  • 6 Oct (Sat) 2018 8:00PM
  • 7 Oct (Sun) 2018 2:00PM

Running time

1 hour, 25 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Stuart Chafetz


Stuart Chafetz, a conductor celebrated for his dynamic and engaging podium presence, is increasingly in demand with orchestras across the continent and this season Chafetz will be on the podium in Seattle, Detroit, Naples, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Vancouver and many more.

Nicole Parker


Nicole Parker is best known for her portrayal of Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked. Since playing the green witch in the Broadway company, she has reprised the role for the First National Tour of Wicked.

Aaron Finley


Born and raised in Montana, Aaron C. Finley’s career has spanned from coast to coast as a professional actor and singer. Educated at Pacific Lutheran University in Seattle, he quickly became at top-tier talent in the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.