After performing sold-out shows at the Seattle Fringe Festival in 2012, Sauer Bauer Productions revives the musical about Lyle Candell, who must sacrifice his love for sin to compete with his arch-nemesis Hal O'Luyah, a Christian tele-evangelist superstar. $12.
SketchFest brings together more than 10 local sketch comedy troupes for a month of performances. Featuring Ubiquitous They, Charles, The Entertainment Show, and more. $10.
Caspar Babypants (Chris Ballew of The Presidents of the United States of America) performs with child acrobat Saffi Watson, child juggler Max Peterson, rope aerialist Terry Crane (Dinner at Wotan's), former Ringling Bros. Clown Peter Pitofsky, and others. $19-$24.
When Brooke Wyeth arrives at her parents’ Palm Springs mansion on Christmas Eve with her tell-all memoir in hand, she threatens to tear her family apart with a dangerous secret that could ruin the reputation of the powerful and prestigious Republican dynasty. The New York Times called it the "best new play on Broadway" (2011). Victor Pappas directs this Northwest premiere of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony-Award nominated drama by Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, Brothers and Sisters), featuring Pamela Reed (Parks and Recreation) as Polly Wyeth, Seattle performer Marya Sea Kaminski as her daughter Brooke, and Kevin Tighe (LOST) as the patriarch, Lyman Wyeth. $20-$62.
The comedy-variety show that staggers between pleasantly absurdist and creepily earnest. $5-$10.
Washington Ensemble Theater presents a sampling of new works in a cabaret-style format. $10.
For nearly 30 years, Unexpected Productions has producing TheatreSports, improv comedy in a competition format. A panel of judges presides over the champion and challenging teams. $15.
“Isn't it strange -- when you're single, all you see is couples, and when you're part of a couple, all you see are hookers.” $39.75 - $49.75.
Dancers from Seattle and the rest of the country perform new work by well-known choreographers. $12-$18.
Pork Filled Productions presents a new steam-punk adventure play by Maggie Lee (Kindred Spirits), directed by Amy Poisson (These Streets). Professor Pemberton, a resident of New Providence, must confront his past as political unrest sweeps through his town. $10-$15.
Vox Fabuli Puppets revives the puppet satire of the cult-favorite "worst movie of all time," Manos: Hands of Fate. The film—about a family vacation gone wrong—plays alongside a musical about making the film. $15-$25.
The Seattle premiere of the musical by Andrew Lippa, based on the Jazz Age epic poem by Joseph Moncure March. Sound Theater Company at $5-$25.
Described as “Hee Haw on mushrooms,” the neo-bluegrass trio known as The Half Brothers mixes original music with cooking lessons in an homage to infomercials of The Foggy Mountain Boys singing about Martha White’s self-rising flour. Directed by Scotto Moore (A Mouse Who Knows Me, Duel of the Linguist Mages). $5-$20.
Two teams of comedians compete with improv comedy. $12.
A linguistics professor who is studying the last-known speaker of a nearly extinct language is burdened with new information about her unborn child. She seeks solace with a gorilla at the zoo, which is played by a calm woman in a Coco Chanel suit. Written by Madeleine George, founding member of the Obie-award winning playwrights’ collective 13P. $5-$20.
A new circus and cabaret show set in a casino, rolling high with the talents of Les Petits Frères, contortionist Vita Radionova, chanteuse Francine Reed, trapeze artists Duo Madrona, juggler Sergiy Krutikov, and former Ringling Bros. clown Peter Pitofsky. $60-$108.
"If I envision my own personal hell, it's definitely hanging out with nothing but Christians for all of eternity." $20-$23.
Each show features a new guest whose audience-fueled monologue inspires improvised scenes. $5.
Late-night variety show featuring theater, music, dance, spoken word, film, and more since 1997. $10.
Weekly "female focused but not female exclusive" comedy open mic with special guest spots, a headliner, raffle, and more. $5.
The host and creator of Weird and Awesome with Emmett Montgomery at Annex Theater hosts a weekly stand-up comedy open mic night and "humor growth hour" for comedians of all levels. Free.
A monthly show with a rotating roster of burlesque performers. $6-$12.
A popular spot for new comedians and experienced comedians working on new material. Free.