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The Bodyguard  
The Paramount Theatre The Bodyguard
 
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible classics including "Queen of the Night," "So Emotional," "One Moment in Time," "Saving All My Love," "Run to You," "I Have Nothing," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and one of the biggest selling songs of all time-"I Will Always Love You."
   
Burn This  
12th Ave Arts Burn This
 
Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson (Fifth of July), Burn This explores romance, artistic expression and familial turmoil through the lens of 1980s Manhattan. Anna, who's still reeling from the loss of her beloved artistic partner and friend Robbie, struggles to regain equilibrium with her supportive roommate, Larry, and her doting boyfriend, Burton. But when Robbie's grieving, dangerous brother arrives unexpectedly, he challenges everything Anna thinks she wants. This dangerous, sexy, emotional and humorous work from one of America's finest playwrights can be seen at Seattle's 12th Avenue Arts.
   
Coriolanus: Fight Like a Bitch  
12th Ave Arts Coriolanus: Fight Like a Bitch
 
You can already tell from the subtitle that this isn't another basic, boring Shakespeare adaptation. Rebel Kat Productions knows how to do Shakespeare right. Their cast of badass women has the physical skills to pull off spectacularly athletic combat and the acting chops to drive home the deliciously vicious language in Coriolanus. Seattle Times' Footlight award-winning British actress, Nike Imoru (Z Nation) is Coriolanus, the country's most famed warrior. After winning glory and respect on the battlefield, she returns home for her greatest battle yet: to win the love of the people and run for office. But she'll find that politics is a totally different kind of war, and there are consequences for defying society's expectations. Twin Peaks' Wendy Robie also appears in the role of Volumnia, the powerful mother of Coriolanus, in this killer adaptation at 12th Ave Arts Mainstage in Seattle.
   
Cream  
The Triple Door Cream
 
Presented by Kitten N' Lou, Cream is a Spanksgiving feast of decadently sickening burlesque, drag and cabaret. This outrageous show at Seattle's The Triple Door will feature performances by Milk (RuPaul's Drag Race), The Atomic Bombshells Burlesque, Cherdonna and more.
   
Go, Dog. Go!  
Seattle Children's Theatre Go, Dog. Go!
 
Rev up your engines and get ready to howl as Seattle Children's Theatre presents Go, Dog, Go! This fun children's musical based on P.D. Eastman's famous book explodes on stage with high-spirited singing, zooming cars, construction zone chaos, and up-all-night antics that will have the whole family in stitches. Big dogs, little dogs, dogs at work and dogs at play all delve into life with gusto, with lots for audiences of all ages to marvel at. The madcap party never stops when these zany canines leap off the page and onto the stage in one of the most inventive adaptations in SCT history.
   
The Humans  
Seattle Repertory Theatre The Humans
 
In his "kind, warm, beautifully observed and deeply moving new play" (Chicago Tribune), Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam (Sons of the Prophet) takes a fresh look at the hilarity, heart and horrors of modern American family life. Deciding to shake Thanksgiving up a bit, Erik Blake brings his family from Pennsylvania to New York City to celebrate the holiday at his youngest daughter's run-down apartment. But as darkness falls outside the crumbling pre-war duplex, mysterious things start to go bump in the night -- and family tensions reach a boiling point. After a successful Broadway run last year, where it won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play, The Humans now comes to Seattle Rep - Bagley Wright Theatre, directed once again by two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello (Assassins). Take advantage of this pre-sale offer to nab great seats for what's sure to be a hot ticket.
   
Le Faux  
Julia's On Broadway Le Faux
 
Spend an evening with Seattle's best female impersonators as they take on the personas of Cher, Lady Gaga, Pink, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli and more. The perfect gender-bending show for celebrating any occasion -- a birthday, anniversary, bachelorette party or a night out with friends -- Le Faux is the longest-running show of its kind in the city, with exciting and outrageous performances every night and a full cast of dancers. Julia's on Broadway also offers a full bar and appetizers before and during the show, and the host will even bring your special guest on stage for a little embarrassment in front of the entire audience.
   
Mr. Popper's Penguins  
Seattle Children's Theatre Mr. Popper's Penguins
 
An out-of-work Mr. Popper is stuck at home daydreaming of adventures in far-off lands while Mrs. Popper scrimps and saves just to put food on the table. When Popper receives a family of penguins from Antarctic explorer Admiral Drake, the couple has a lot of extra mouths to feed on a tight budget. Mr. Popper trains the penguins to perform and takes their show on the road, leading to mischief, hilarity and dreams come true in this spirited family musical. Based on the classic 1938 children's book by Richard and Florence Atwater, the flipper-filled fun waddles from the page to the stage -- complete with puppets and song-and-dance numbers -- at Seattle Children's Theatre.
   
Newsies  
Village Theatre at Francis J. Gaudette Theatre Newsies
 
Featuring a score by Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Sister Act: The Musical) and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), Newsies is based on the popular 1992 Disney movie starring Christian Bale, about a group of newsboys who take on a ruthless newspaper tycoon. Based on true events from 1899, the musical tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. The rousing tale at Seattle's Village Theatre is full of high-energy dance and catchy tunes. "Seize the Day" and get your tickets now for this show about fighting for what's right and staying true to who you are.
   
Onerus  
Cafe Nordo Onerus
 
The year is 2046. Transparency -- the technology allowing citizens to be connected to the cloud 24 hours a day through their brains -- has rendered Cascadia incapable of dreaming. In this not-too-distant future, machines harvest everyone's dreams and offer them up for a price. In the world premiere of Onerus, written by Terry Podgorski and directed by Erin Brindley, you'll experience 100% Organic Dreams through all five senses. Dream sounds are provided by award-winning composer Annastasia Workman and multi-nominated Gregory Award sound designer Evan Mosher. Chef Erin Brindley conceived of each dream's tastes, aromas and textures. And dream visuals will be enhanced by the incredible video work of Degenerate Art Ensemble's Leo Mayberry. Your tickets include the performance, as well as a four-course meal of 100% Organic Dreams. It all takes place at Seattle pop-up food theater Cafe Nordo, which celebrates the intersection of food and art.