where the wealthiest and the poorest of our city occupy the same three acres together. Based on actual as well as historical people and situations, People in the Square is a collection of songs and short scenes, depicting one of the oldest areas of the city and Seattle’s original neighborhood.
People in the Square
About the Musical
This musical honors the original residents of this land, the Suquamish and Duwamish Indigenous Peoples, as well as the early pioneers, the gold miners, those who make their homes on the street, the millennials, art dealers, sports fans and the Seattle Coffee Connoisseurs, many of these groups, never being aware of the other.
Based on actual as well as historical people and situations, People in the Square is a collection of songs and short scenes, depicting one of the oldest areas of the city and Seattle’s original neighborhood.
With the generous support of Trial and Error Productions, Creative Hiatus Productions was able to record an original cast album of People in the Square in NYC, during a time when live performances were still unable to materialize. Once performing venues are again up and running, Trial and Error and Creative Hiatus Productions will bring the complete stage production of People in the Square to life, with its world premiere in Seattle.
Book and Lyrics
Music, Arrangements and Orchestrations
Raymond J. Lee
The gallery below features photos taken during the recording session in New York City, and Rose and David’s explorations of Pioneer Square.