Acrobatic pageantry of the Christmas variety from this touring, tinsel-doused troupe of performers. $35-$65.
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.
The musical which first posited the question, "Jesus Christ, superstar, who do you who do you think you are?" A production of Musical Theatre Bainbridge. $19-$27.
This Christmas play by David Sedaris is "for mature elves only" and stars Patrick Lennon as Crumpet the Elf, as directed by Kelly Kitchens. $15-$32.
A 1992 musical tale of ghost-facilitated redemption by Leslie Bricusse. $30-$40.
Seattle Public Theater's annual production about "the horrible Herdman family" and how they wreak havoc on a community Christmas pageant. Directed by Shana Bestock. $15-$32.
You could call Homo for the Holidays a holiday-themed burlesque revue, but that would be like calling the virgin birth an unintended pregnancy. A merrily profane satire-ball wrapped in glitter and false eyelashes, Homo pulls in some of Seattle’s best drag/dance/queer performance talents: Kitten LaRue, Cherdonna Shinatra, Lou Henry Hoover, Inge Inge... more » $25.
Two short Christmas plays featuring child and adult performers. $20-$25.
Lily Verlaine, Jasper McCann, and the rest of their gang return with this holiday spectacle of "ecdysiastic pageantry." $32-$58.
"A burlesque revue of all things non-holiday," starring Scarlet O'Hairdye, Sailor St. Claire, Boom Boom L'Roux, and others. $12-$18.
A children's puppet performance from the Hans Christian Anderson library. A pixie learns the value of art. $8-$10.
Flirty Sanchez and Bella Bijoux and put together a show that they describe as being "like Golden Girls but with much less clothing." One night only! $15.
Chandelier Productions promises more blood, more sex, and more muscle in their new Rocky Horror staging. And there will be a real "rock-n-roll" band. Directed by Georgina Spelvin. $20-$30.
The improvidickensian yuletide classic. $12-$15.
This Christmas production by local artists is set in a 1930s Parisian cabaret with an undercurrent of approaching war. $5-$40.
There's an obvious affinity between Charles Dickens and Karl Marx. Both were writing in the same city (London) at the same time (the mid-1800s), and both were teeth-grindingly pissed off about economic and political inequality. Dickens published his polemical holiday myth about specters haunting a London miser in 1843, five years before Marx and En... more » $22-$65.
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.
A world premiere by Copious Love Productions in which a wedding reception in Seattle goes sideways with an erotic masseur, a psychic, and a Baptist busybody. $12-$15.
"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 Satori Group—a newish, boundary-pushing theater collective—kicks in the New Year, and celebrates its first year at Inscape Arts, with live music, DJs, and cheap drinks. $10-$15.
Count down to 2014 with three hours of improvised entertainment. $28-$40.
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 improvised burlesque performance with live music that includes acts from Morgan LaMay, Jesus la Pinga, Violet DeVille, and several others. $13-$40.
A new British panto (a traditional genre in which kids are welcome, as is shouting at the stage) about a boy and his cat and the fantastical adventures they have. Featuring the Fremont Players and the Fremont Philharmonic Orchestra. $7-$13.
The Webber-Rice joint about Eva Perón and her tearful South American country. $25-$75.