City Light

Performance with John Osebold

Sunday, November 8, 2015
2:00 – 3:00 pm

In lieu of a formal retrospective, John Osebold / Jose Bold put together a selection of music, theatrical moments, and video from his catalogue and re-arranged them, along with a few new bits, into a new work that showcases his penchant for unique arrangements, surreal humor, and Pacific Northwest imagery.

Commissioned by the Frye Art Museum and funded by the Frye Foundation.

About the Artist

John Osebold is a writer, musician, and performer in Seattle. In addition to creating more than 20 original music/theater shows, he’s a staff writer for, posts a new album every December at, and generates short fiction, unstageable plays, and other literary flora and fauna. He's also part of sketch comedy troupe The Habit and theater art band “Awesome”. His stage works range from a symphony in a remodeled church to the surreal comedy "musical" Spidermann that opened in NYC next to the Broadway Spider-Man musical.

Photo: Victoria Lahti