A live radio show from the Garrison Keillor of Canada (he probably hates it when people call him that). $35-$53.
Comedy from James Heneghen, Evan Morrison, Jessica Strauss and Billy Anderson. $5.
"The themes of artistic relevance and passion are explored in this evening of parody" with songs by Michael Jackson, Sophie Tucker, the Starland Vocal Band, and others. Directed by Frances King and Timothy McCuen Piggee. Free.
"Some Sherlocks are too icy (Jeremy Brett in the BBC series) or too superhero-ish to believe (Robert Downey, Jr. in the film franchise) but Darragh Kennan’s performance as Sherlock in this new adaptation of The Hound of the Baskervilles is just right. He can be prickly or exuberant, he has an impish sense of humor—in short, he’s a fully formed huma... more » $12-$60.
The annual holiday sketch-comedy show by Lisa Koch and Peggy Plat, described by ACT's press office as "Carol Burnett on steroids." $22-$28.
A 1992 musical tale of ghost-facilitated redemption by Leslie Bricusse. $30-$40.
This Christmas production by local artists is set in a 1930s Parisian cabaret with an undercurrent of approaching war. $5-$40.
A Broadway musical based on the novel in which the hashish-addled Louisa May Alcott introduced the yet-to-be-fully-dismissed theory that girls are, in fact, just littler versions of adult human women. Directed by Mathew Wright. $17-$37.
"The Christmas shows of Dina Martina—the monstrously untalented chanteuse brought to life by the monstrously talented Grady West—are the stuff of legend, and this year’s installment is a veritable Whitman’s Sampler of that legend, cherry-picking the best bits from all 14 of Dina’s previous Christmas shows. Expect punny songs, awkward transitions, s... more » $20-$25.
The most exclamatory Dickens adaptation of all time, directed by David Armstrong and starring David Pichette as Fagin, Hans Altwies as Bill Sykes, and Merideth Kaye Clark as Nancy. $45-$129.
An astute wordsmith will likely notice that the title of this popular musical is an anagram for "less miserable," which is all the good, poor people of France have ever wanted to be. $39-$54.
Jokes with a side of chicken parm. Folks who've appeared at recent Flipside shows: Harrold Gomez, Jen Seaman, Jubal Flagg, Gabriel Rutledge, and others. Free.
Seattle's comedy and improv community on display.
The Can Can Castaways, as we've often said in The Stranger, are like a gateway drug for modern dance. People show up at the subterranean, red-lit bar, order a few drinks, expect to see some hardbodies dancing—and they get that. But what they also get is the expert choreography by Rainbow Fletcher and her team of dancers and designers (often the dan... more » $10-$45.