A comic who has appeared on many a show over the years, but who the aficionado of true comedy will know best as Gibbons from Tom Goes to the Mayor. $25-$30.
Loosely described as some sort of collaborative, performative-art thing, Triggering Town Review is produced by Ed Skoog and Sam Watts and features writing and performances from "a cast of Seattle's best writers, musicians, actors, architects, and other art weirdoes" including playwright Spike Friedman, poet and Stranger writer Sarah Galvin (as George Washington), poet Zubair Ahmed, comedian Brett Hamil, and a bunch of other folks. $10.
An evening of four short works by Samuel Beckett, including Rockaby performed by Susanna Burney, Act Without Words performed by Ray Tagavilla, and Krapp's Last Tape performed en Français (with supertitles) by Burke Walker. Directed by Carol Roscoe and AJ Epstein as part of the Seattle Beckett Festival. $20.
"Cameron (Drew Highlands) and Annalise (Katherine Karaus) are neighbors in a fancy condo building. He's a shy programmer, she's a brassy lawyer, and they realize they're both throwing big parties on their adjoining balconies. This setup indicates a Noël Coward–style farce for the 21st century, and that's what we get as a parade of oddballs from either side of the cultural divide fight, flirt, and baffle each other. Balconies has an enthusiastic, I've-got-a-barn-let's-put-on-a-show kind of feel,... more » $20.
"It's the 20th anniversary of Tony Kushner's landmark play Angels in America, about the AIDS epidemic, Republicans, climate change, and angels desperate to intervene and help humanity stop its self-annihilation in 1980s New York City. The HBO version has nothing on seeing the magic of this show live. The response from the crowd on opening night was rapturous. Charles Leggett is absolutely unforgettable as Roy Cohn; Marya Sea Kaminski, Ty Boice, and Timothy McCuen Piggee are all standouts in mult... more » $35-$56.