Cornish Playhouse

201 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

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The Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center is a vibrant theatrical and educational facility and a landmark of modern architecture.

Assisted listening devices available at this venue.


The Cornish Playhouse and the Alhadeff Studio are located on north end of the Seattle Center grounds.


The Cornish Playhouse is easily accessible via multiple bus routes.  Click here to plan your trip.

Seattle Center Monorail can whisk you between Seattle Center and Westlake Center in the heart of downtown Seattle. The Monorail departs every 10 minutes from Westlake Center, located at Fifth and Pine Street and every 10 minutes from the station at Seattle Center, located near the base of the Space Needle. Please note that the Monorail does not run during late night or early morning hours. Click here for the schedule.


There are various open and covered paid parking lots adjacent to Seattle Center, as well as metered street parking. Click here to view a Seattle Center parking map.


Upcoming Events at this Venue

Town Hall, Cornish College, and Earshot Jazz present
Global Rhythms: Summit in Seattle
With Vijay Iyer, Howard Wiley, Ambrose Akinmusire and Tyshawn Sorey
Friday, March 2, 2018, 7:30PM
Cornish Playhouse
201 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
Doors at 6:30PM
($15 – $20)

Town Hall Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, and Earshot Jazz are delighted to present a unique night of jazz as four powerhouses meet onstage and explore each other’s distinct styles in a bespoke collaboration. Vijay Iyer (piano)—the MacArthur Fellow and Grammy nominee known for his clever reworkings of iconic compositions and unexpected meter—is currently …

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