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Beehive The Musical  
Tacoma Musical Playhouse Beehive The Musical
 
Beehive is a celebration of 1960's female empowerment. With such timeless classics as "My Boyfriend's Back," "Son of a Preacher Man," "Downtown," "To Sir With Love," "It's My Party," "Respect" and "Me and Bobby McGee," this musical recalls the days of miniskirts and flower power told from the perspective of six young women.
   
Bohemia  
The Triple Door Bohemia
 
From the duo who created last year's award-winning hit Seattle Vice comes a new cabaret about love, classical music, art nouveau, green fairies and absinthe. Bohemia by Mark Siano and Opal Peachey is a new musical set in 1890s Prague that combines the music of Dvorak and Chopin, with art by Alphonse Mucha. Historic artists like Sarah Bernhardt and George Sand interweave with beautiful green fairies, aerial numbers, dance, burlesque, classical piano battles, comedy and original songs. Famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak has hit a wall and prior to composing his magnum opus he looks to the bottom of a bottle of absinthe for inspiration. In this macabre and mystical dream cabaret, Dvorak is visited by the ghost of late composer Frederick Chopin. Chopin and many other famous Bohemians guide Dvorak as they search for the true source of inspiration and grasp at artistic immortality. Bohemia is coming to The Triple Door in Seattle.
   
Eugene Onegin  
McCaw Hall Eugene Onegin
 
For Tatyana, it's love at first sight. She stays up all night baring her soul in a passionate letter to Onegin, only to suffer crushing heartbreak the next day. When he finally returns her affections, it's too late - a rival has appeared. With breathtaking music by Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, 1812 Overture) and a story based on Alexander Pushkin's masterful verse novel, Eugene Onegin is poignant Russian romance at its finest. Lush orchestrations, elegant ballroom dances, grand sets, and elaborate period costumes bring 1800s Russia to life on the McCaw Hall stage for the first time in this achingly beautiful tale of longing, remorse, and love unfulfilled.
   
Guys and Dolls  
Everett Performing Arts Center Guys and Dolls
 
Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, this brassy and colorful musical has been an iconic crowd-pleaser since it first hit Broadway in 1950. Infamous gamblers, woebegone yet determined missionaries, a troupe of dancing showgirls, and one momentous craps game come together on the streets (and in the sewers) of New York City. This beloved multi-award-winner is a non-stop treat full of romance, hilarity, and irresistible charm.
   
The Rivals  
Seattle Center The Rivals
 
Romance novels have given young (and wealthy!) Lydia Languish some ridiculous notions, and she insists on marrying a poor man for the sake of true love. Hoping to woo the young woman, Captain Jack Absolute pretends to be a poor army officer. Aiding and thwarting Jack's pursuit are a collection of comic characters including his crusty and cranky father, Sir Anthony, Lydia's meddling and misspoken aunt, Mrs. Malaprop, and a pair of adversaries: the jovial Bob Acres and the salty Sir Lucius O'Trigger. Will romance spark in the midst of hilarious circumstances and mistaken identities? One of the funniest jewels of the late 18th Century, Sheridan's The Rivals paved the way for fellow Irish writers Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw. This landmark play helped revive English stage comedy with its unconventional wit, keenly drawn characters, and heartfelt emotion.
   
Shattering  
Tacoma Little Theatre Shattering
 
A World Premiere play on the TLT stage. Winner of the AACT NewPlayFest. Jonah has just been released from juvenile commitment into the foster care of Jacqueline Dawson, whose estranged son was murdered by a gang that Jonah was a part of. She witnessed the crime and testified against the other two perpetrators. Now the gang leader who organized that crime wants to teach a lesson about what happens to "snitches." He orders Jonah to torture and kill Jacqueline - or be killed himself. The instructions come through Jonah's girlfriend LaBelle, whose investment in the outcome is intensified by her pregnancy. Jonah and LaBelle plot the murder, even as Jonah's relationship with the strict but caring Dawson develops, and his imagined visits with her dead son jar his conscience. Recommended for ages 12+.
   
She Loves Me  
Francis J. Gaudette Theatre She Loves Me
 
From the combined talents of the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Cabaret come the musical romance that inspired the hit film You’ve Got Mail. Perfumery shop clerks Amalia and Georg have never quite seen eye to eye, but what they don’t know is that they have already fallen in love — through a “lonely hearts advertisement.” A true delight, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old-world elegance.
   
True West  
Seattle Repertory Theatre True West
 
Two brothers from different walks of life - one a successful screenwriter, the other a restless drifter - clash while housesitting for their mother in a sweltering Los Angeles suburb. This outlandishly funny and unsettling Pulitzer Prize-nominated comedy by acclaimed late playwright Sam Shepard gleefully detonates our misguided myths of family, identity, and the American Dream.