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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.
This witty battle of the sexes pits snobby London linguist Henry Higgins against Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl plucked from the street, as he attempts to turn her into a well-spoken society woman. But his feisty pupil gives him much more than he bargained for. With a score full of instantly recognizable Lerner & Loewe songs like "The Rain in Spain," "I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" and "I Could Have Danced All Night," it's no wonder My Fair Lady became a huge Broadway hit and, in 1964, was turned into an Oscar-winning film starring Audrey Hepburn. The acclaimed Seattle Musical Theatre kicks off its 40th anniversary season with this romantic charmer.
Mark Twain's lovable little scamp Tom Sawyer comes alive on the stage of the Tacoma Musical Playhouse in this musical version of America's favorite book. Set in a bustling 1840s town on the banks of the Mississippi river, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer follows Tom, his best friend Huckleberry Finn and his feisty love interest Becky Thatcher as they get themselves into -- and out of -- one bind after another. Filled with playful, mischievous kids, funny dialogue and high-stakes action, this timeless tale taps into the child in all of us. This Broadway adaptation of Tom Sawyer is perfect for all ages.
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
Ay, Carmela! fuses music, vaudeville, fantasy and flamenco into a powerful tragicomedy about love, loss and the devastating personal effects of war. For traveling performers Carmela and Paulino, their comedy act is the only way to find any light during the devastating darkness of the Spanish Civil War. But when a sudden twist of fate thrusts them behind enemy lines, the two are forced to entertain military officials and prisoners in an effort to survive. Latino Theatre Project stages this acclaimed work by award-winning playwright Jose Sanchis Sinisterra at Seattle's Theatre Off Jackson.
With a triumphant overture made famous through other mediums -- think Bugs Bunny -- The Barber of Seville appeals to both opera newbies and aficionados. Gioachino Rossini's delightfully funny story of young love unfolds in Spain and finds the dashing Count Almaviva striving to win the love of the beautiful Rosina. But to rescue her from her awful guardian, the Count enlists the help of the town's busybody barber, the famed Figaro -- who ends up creating hilarious mayhem with his many disguises and wacky schemes. Seattle Opera sails through the score's bel canto glories, thrilling the audience with their Wes Anderson-inspired visuals and vibrant portrayals of classic characters. Rossini's razor-sharp musical wit glints through every scene of this delicious comedy at McCaw Hall.
From Tony-winning master of mayhem Ken Ludwig (The Game's Afoot) comes Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, a fast-paced comedy about everyone's favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" before a family curse dooms its newest heir. This madcap sendup of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic whodunit ensnares you in a dizzying web of clues, disguises and deceit when it hits the Wade James Theatre in Edmonds.
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.
Neil Simon's California Suite is really four separate comedy playlets with one common thread. In each, people from various cities travel to California during different time periods and stay in the same Beverly Hills Hotel suite, bringing their problems, anxieties and comic marital dilemmas with them. A magazine writer, a cheating husband, a British film star preparing to attend the Academy Awards and two couples on a disastrous vacation -- all of these characters are imbued with Simon's biting wit, and wonderfully compassionate insights into our hopes, dreams and frailties. Check in to California Suite at the Woodinville Repertory Theatre.
Closer follows the complicated romantic escapades of four flawed individuals living in London. A writer, a photographer, an enigmatic young woman and a dermatologist get caught up in an unusual set of cross-relationships that move across blind dates, internet chat rooms and high-end strip clubs. Patrick Marber's darkly funny play about love, lust, relationships and jealousy won the Olivier Award for Best Play in England and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play in 1999. It was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film starring Julia Roberts and Natalie Portman, and now you can get entangled in the steamy web of lies and lust on stage at SecondStory Repertory in Redmond.
When Matt and Luisa fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families, a modern-day Romeo and Juliet unfolds, with plenty of comedy, drama and music, along with a healthy dose of moonlight and magic. Featuring the beloved songs "Try to Remember," "They Were You" and "Soon It's Gonna Rain," the original off-Broadway run of this timeless musical lasted an astonishing 42 years and continues to charm sold-out audiences all over the world. See this romantic tale performed live at the Red Curtain Arts Center in the Seattle area.
Get ready to kick off your Sunday shoes as the high-energy pop musical Footloose struts its way onto the stage at Tacoma Musical Playhouse. Based on the hit 1984 movie featuring Kevin Bacon, Footloose was a huge success on Broadway and London's West End. It's the story of Ren McCormack, a big-city teen who finds himself out of place in a rural town where dancing has been outlawed. As he tries to carve out a place for himself, he sets off a revolution when he inspires the younger generation to rebel against the local preacher's strict rules. All the chart-topping songs from the movie are here, including "Almost Paradise," "Holding Out for a Hero" and "Let's Hear It for the Boy," plus new material written for the stage.
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.
Adapted from poet Maya Angelou's acclaimed autobiography and directed by Malika Oyetimein, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings now comes to the stage of Center Theatre in Seattle. The play chronicles Angelou's experiences from age three through the birth of her son when she was 16. Despite enduring wrenching childhood trauma and systemic racism, she finds her voice and the will to endure, eventually learning to use her identity as a source of strength and personal dignity.
Sip and unwind with an icy cocktail and embrace the summer fun at the historic Pike Place Market with Can Can Cabaret's brand spankin' new seasonal show Ice Cream. Can Can's stage transforms into a classic doo-wop decked out ice cream parlor, complete with pastels, glitter, and most importantly -- sugar! Inspired by summer cult classics like Grease, Hairspray and Beach Party, you'll enjoy this heated kickoff of upbeat dance numbers filled with glitz and glutes.
A fresh, sophisticated spin on Brothers Grimm fairy tales, Into the Woods interweaves several classic fairy tales into one epic story that shows what happens when magic becomes strikingly real. Unable to bear children, a baker and his wife complete a number of tasks for a witch who promises to grant their wish if they're successful. During their journey, they encounter Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk. All the storybook characters discover that wishes often come with a steep price, and things don't always end happily ever after. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the original Broadway run won critical praise and numerous awards and the cast recording took home a Grammy. Come see this enchanting Village Theatre production at the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre in Issaquah.
Pacific Northwest Ballet performs George Balanchine's glittering masterpiece, Jewels, a full-length, three-act plotless ballet that uses the music of three very different composers: Faure, Stravinsky and Tschaikovsky. Balanchine was inspired by jewelry designer Claude Arpels, and chose music revealing the essence of each jewel--emeralds, rubies and diamonds. Each section of the ballet, playing at McCaw Hall in Seattle, is distinct in both music and mood.
Murderous political intrigue unfolds in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, a "history play" that remains intensely relevant to today's audiences. Suspicions arise when the beloved Caesar gains popularity among his people. A deadly plot unfolds as he finds himself locked in a life-and-death struggle for power with his former "friends, Romans, countrymen," Brutus and Cassius, who question his motives and influence. The actions of these friends-turned-conspirators set off a civil war at the dawn of the Roman Empire. Watch the drama unfold on the stage of The Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center courtesy of Seattle Shakespeare Company.
Going against tradition isn't easy with 36 generations of ancestors to please, as Lauren Yee quickly learns in the hilarious cultural comedy King of the Yees. Growing up just outside of San Francisco's Chinatown, she's always felt like an outsider, especially compared to her father, Larry, the unofficial king of the Chinese community and its seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men's club. But after her father disappears, she must embrace her heritage for the first time in order to find him. Explore America's largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in this bitingly funny, honest and heartfelt comedy at the Allen Theatre at ACT in Seattle.
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.
Drawing on the momentum from a Top 10 spot on NBC's The Voice, as well as more than a decade of experience working in the music industry, singer Kat Robichaud brings her band Darling Misfits to Seattle's Hales Ales Palladium for Misfit Cabaret, an exciting blend of musical theater, rock 'n' roll and vaudeville. Robichaud and her band create a night of decadence, bawdiness and damsels (not) in distress, complete with everything from burlesque to drag to circus to magic. For each new show, Robichaud writes two original songs keeping with the theme of the evening (this month: WhimSea), as well as a special medley to kick off the evening. Imagine a place where your darkest dreams bloom into thrilling life -- that's what Misfit Cabaret is all about.
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.
The plot for the thriller Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley feels plucked straight from The Twilight Zone. In a nice little suburban subdivision with cookie-cutter houses, parents have discovered that their teenagers are addicted to a violent online video game. The setting for this video game? A nice little suburban subdivision with cookie-cutter homes that just happens to be swarming with zombies. Theater Schmeater zippy, production of Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom at The Schmee in Seattle speaks to the increasingly blurred lines between reality and virtual reality.
Next Fall takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. This timely and compelling new American play forces us all to examine what it means to believe in today's climate and what it might cost us not to. See this new work at the Ballard Underground in Seattle.
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.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice ranks among author Jane Austen's works as one of her best. Playwright Kate Hamill imbues new life to this classic love story with a decidedly progressive take on the trials and travails of Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, and, of course the delightful Bennet clan. But not to worry, empire waists and lavish Regency-era attire still abound in this familiar yet surprisingly modern world premiere adaptation.
Neil Simon's Rumors is a first-rate farce packed with broad physical comedy, the great playwright's trademark wit and plenty of high-octane, door-slamming energy. It all starts when three affluent couples arrive at an upper-crust Manhattan anniversary party to discover that their host -- who happens to be the Deputy Mayor of New York -- has accidentally shot himself through the earlobe, while his wife and their staff are missing. Desperate to save the mayor's reputation, the couples go to zany lengths to keep the police and press from finding out the truth. Don't miss this gem of a comedy at the Tacoma Little Theatre.
Shopkins Live! lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed with show-stopping performances featuring the Shoppies. Join Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette and Polli Polish as they perform the coolest dance moves, sing the latest pop songs, and show off the trendiest fashions. All of Shopville is in a tizzy as preparations get underway for the annual "Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair." Shady Diva showcases her latest fashion designs; Lippy Lips gives colorful advice at the nail salon; Kooky Cookie tries to get in a beauty nap! But wait! No event is complete without a few hiccups! Who has high-jinxed the fashion pageant? Where is the super-secret celebrity guest? Will Slick Breadstick ever find a dance partner? The Shopkins and Shoppies need your help -- the show must go on! Featuring innovative set design, creative costuming and state of the art projections, this is one family theatrical event at Seattle's McCaw Hall you don't want to miss!
Direct from Broadway, Something Rotten! is a "big, fat hit!" (New York Post). Set in the '90s -- the 1590s, that is -- this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom (Tony nominee Rob McClure and Broadway's Josh Grisetti), two brothers desperate to write their own hit play while the "rock star" Shakespeare (Tony nominee Adam Pascal) keeps getting all the hits. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first musical. With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is "The Producers + The Book of Mormon x The Drowsy Chaperone. Squared!" (New York Magazine). Don't miss this dazzling show when it comes to The Fifth Avenue Theatre in Seattle.
The Tony Award winner for Best Play of 2013, Christopher Durang's hit Broadway satire Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike skewers the classic dramas of Anton Chekhov through an absurdist tale of family dysfunction -- but you don't have to be a student of Russian literature to appreciate this zany farce. Siblings Vanya and Sonia live a quiet life in the Bucks County farmhouse where they grew up. But when their movie star sister Masha returns home unannounced with Spike, her 20-something boy toy, an unforgettable weekend ensues. See this tale of sibling rivalry, regret and raucousness in this hilarious production at the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonds.
Brilliant Pakistani-American writer Zarina is focused on finishing her novel about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gulf between her modern life and her traditional heritage. But when her conservative father and sister discover her controversial manuscript, they are all forced to confront the beliefs that define them. Written by Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Disgraced, The Who & The What is a thrillingly fierce and funny new play about identity, religion and the contradictions that make us who we are. Watch faith, culture and family collide when this comedy hits Seattle's ArtsWest.
The World of Extreme Happiness shines a harsh light on the human price of China's urban-led economic boom by focusing on Sunny, the unwanted female child of a farm couple. Escaping to the city at age 14, the naive girl finds janitorial work in a factory and strives to improve her lot by attending self-help classes. But when her own rise through the ranks causes calamity for a coworker, she finds herself in the ironic position of having to defend a system she's now seriously questioning. Award-winning playwright Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's The World of Extreme Happiness was dubbed "salty, surreal, bombastic" and "bruisingly funny" by Time Out London. Come see it at The Bathhouse Theater in Seattle.
A strange mishmash of characters in a dusty old New York City bar are sucked into a topsy-turvy thriller, in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock and Oliver Stone. A charismatic, cantankerous regular argues with talk-radio hosts and anyone else about a wild conspiracy theory, the bartender derails the regular's rants and his fiancee addresses wedding invitations. When a stranger walks in and order a beer for himself and his invisible buddy, everything twists upside-down in Yankee Tavern at Renton Civic Theatre.
Find out what goes bump in the night when Seattle burlesque stars the Heavenly Spies slink onstage this Halloween season to bring you Zombie Cheerleaders from Hell! It's a spooky-sexy evening of terrifying masks and pretty pasties, black cats and twerking booties, sweet transvestites and dancing cuties. The award-winning troupe will wow you with their death-defying high kicks, gravity-defying hair, macabre makeup and come-hither costumes. It all takes place at Can Can Kitchen & Cabaret, where you can eat, drink and be scary.