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Eat Read Hugo 2014

Thurs April 17 at 5:30 pm.


Hugo House is a place for writers, readers, performance, and all manner of literary activity. This annual fundraiser consists of an auction, a dinner, and the wit and wisdom of guest speaker, Nancy Pearl. $150-$250.

Palace Ballroom
2100 Fifth Ave

The Negro Passion Play

Tues and Thurs at 7:30 pm, through April 17.

A reimagining of the passion of the Christ within the context of the Civil Rights movement. $15.

Checkoff in the Sun

Thurs-Sat at 8 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through April 19.

A new play by Leonard D. Goodisman in which a dying woman summons her friends and family to a villa for a collective adieu. Drama happens. $12-$25.

Eclectic Theater
1214 10th Ave

The Mark of Immediacy

Thurs–Sat. Through April 19.

A short, Christian drama about the Gospel of Mark. Produced at Taproot's Isaac Studio Theatre.

Taproot Theatre
204 N 85th St

A Midsummer's Night's Dream

Thurs-Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat a 2 and 7:30 pm, Sun at 1 pm.

Shakespeare c/o Mendelssohn c/o Balanchine c/o Pacific Northwest Ballet. With choreography by Balanchine and costumes and sets by Tony Award-winner Martin Pakledinaz. $28-$120.

McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St

Seattle Vice

Thurs-Sat at 8:30 pm. Through April 19.

Seattle Vice Singer, comedian, and impresario Mark Siano (the Habit, the "Soft Rock" cabaret series) and Opal Peachey (Cafe Nordo) pay homage to 1965 Seattle, when the speakeasies were plentiful and the cops took bribes by the truckload. Featuring live music by the Enablers and a nightly after-party. $20-$35.

ACT Theatre
700 E Union St

Through the Looking Glass: Burlesque Alice in Wonderland

Wed-Sat. Through April 19.

A new burlesque act from Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann, the producers of Land of the Sweets and Burlesco DiVino.

Gidion's Knot

Thurs-Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through April 20.

Gidion's Knot "Gidion's Knot gives people fits. This two-actor play about an extraordinarily tense parent-teacher conference (the fifth-grader in question has recently died) is popping up at theaters around the country and attracting either glowing or bilious reviews. It's provocative and manipulative, a thought experiment with a dead kid at its center—do children need protection from a corrupt world that poisons their innocence or do they really need protection from Victorian-minded schoolteachers who would... more » $10-$22.

Seattle Public Theater
7312 W Green Lake Dr N

The Roethke

Thurs at 8:30 pm. Through April 24.

Improv based on a single poem, in a format inspired by the great Theodore Roethke. This series is a production of Improv Anonymous, the resident long-form actors of Unexpected Productions.

Market Theater
1428 Post Alley

Keefee's House of Cards

Thurs-Sun at 8 pm. Through April 26.

Keefee's House of Cards It was a refrain that wafted about in the wake of the 2012 production of Keri Healey’s sibling-murder psychodrama Torso: “Stephen Hando is amazing.” To quote the many who’ve watched Hando light up Seattle stages since the mid ’90s: duh. A diminutive man with a towering stage presence, Hando is one of Seattle’s great character actors. InKeefee’s House of Cards, he goes solo, channeling a charming, wily, loose-tongued, and increasingly intoxicated blackjack dealer, in a semi-improvised show that i... more » $15.

Gay City
517 E Pike St

Fuente Ovejuna

Thurs-Sat at 8 pm. Through April 26.


A Cornish college production of the Lope de Vega play about a young woman who leads a rebellion against a local tyrant. Free.

In the Book Of

Wed-Thurs at 7:30 pm, Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 2 and 8 pm. Through April 26.


In the Book Of A town is divided over the attempted deportation of an Afghan translator, but romance blooms in the darndest places. $20-$40.

Taproot Theatre
204 N 85th St

Office Hours

Thurs at 7:30 pm, Fri-Sat at 8 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through April 26.


A dark comedy that takes as its setting six different offices in six different geographical places as the weekend approaches. $17-$22.

Renton Civic Theater
507 S Third St

Attempts on Her Life

Fri-Sun at 7:30 pm through April 27.


A "promenade theater" performance (that is, an immersive show in which actors and audience move around a building together) of Martin Crimp's Attempts on Her Life, a play that does not specify how many actors should perform it, nor who should speak what lines. In 17 disconnected scenes, the characters describe a protagonist who isn't there. Directed by Bobbin Ramsey for the new company Horse in Motion. $15-$25.

University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE

Dina Martina's 25th

Fri-Sat at 8 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through April 27.


A new show from Dina (aka Stranger Genius Award-winner Grady West) with a bit more video than usual, plus new live stuff, to celebrate 25 years since her first performance at CoCA. $20-$25.

1114 Howell St

Tails of Wasps

Thurs-Sun at 8 pm. Through April 27.


Tails of Wasps "Tails of Wasps, a new play by Stephanie Timm, documents a politician, his penis, and their predictable fall from grace. In a fit of fabulist irony, Timm has named her politician Frank. Paul Morgan Stetler plays Frank as a surprisingly sympathetic serial liar—his transgressions begin almost innocently, on the night he's elected, when a sweet and flustered campaign staffer (Brenda Joyner) confesses her admiration for and attraction to him. But she's engaged, he's married, and some ill-time phone... more » $30.

ACT Theatre
700 E Union St

The Tutor

Tues–Sun. Through April 27.

A new pop musical, touring from Village Theater, about an aspiring novelist who teaches rich kids in order to pay the bills.

Village Theatre
303 Front St N


Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 4 and 8 pm. Through May 3.

Mia McCullough's play about social obsessions with beauty centers on a community's reaction to a billboard for a local spa, which opponents see as exploiting female insecurities. Produced by SiS Productions and directed by Charles Waxberg. $6-$10.

West of Lenin
203 N 36th St


Wed-Sun. Through May 4.

Bethany In this new play by Laura Marks, a suburban mother copes with the spin cycle of the economic downturn: job loss, a daughter taken into foster care, having to squat in a home in foreclosure, and making allegiances with potentially unsavory characters. Starring Emily Chisholm, Richard Ziman, Darragh Kennan, Cynthia Jones, and others. Directed by John Langs. $20-$49.

ACT Theatre
700 E Union St

A Room with a View

Tues-Sat. Through May 11.

A Room with a View A romantic musical comedy based on the E.M. Forster novel with music and lyrics by Jeffrey Stock and book by Marc Acito. Directed by David Armstrong and starring Patti Cohenour, Louis Hobson, and Laura Griffith. $23.50-$65.

5th Avenue Theatre
1308 Fifth Ave

Art Dog

Mon–Sun. Through May 18.

Composed by Susan Ennis, based on the book by Thacher Hurd, this story concerns a mild-mannered security guard at the Dogopolis Museum of Art who, by night, "makes the city his canvas."

American Glory: the Improvised West Wing

Thurs-Fri at 8 pm. Through May 23.

American Glory: the Improvised West Wing Sorkinisms will likely abound, even in the absence of a script. $12-$15.

Jet City Improv
5510 University Way NE

On the Air

Thurs-Sat at 6:30 pm, Sun at 5:30 pm. Through June 6.

A new Teatro ZinZanni show set during the Golden Age of Radio starring host extraordinaire Kevin Kent, contortionist Vita Radionova, cirque/vaudeville stars Les Petits Frères, and many others. $86-$163.

Teatro ZinZanni
222 Mercer St

Little Shop of Horrors

Tues-Wed at 7:30 pm, Thurs-Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 2 and 8 pm, Sun at 2 and 7 pm. Through June 15.

"Botanically speaking, this is a crossbreeding of the 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre, and as crossbreedings go, it’s one of the most successful ever: 5th Avenue–level singing in the intimacy of ACT. Maybe it’s not a Mendel-discovering-genetics-with-his-pea-plants level of world-changing greatness, but Little Shop of Horrors is revelatory, satisfying material, blackly funny, gorgeously structured, a marvel of language. And a painful reminder, yet again, as if there were any doubt, how freakin... more » $20-$49.

ACT Theatre
700 E Union St

Comedy at Parlor Live Comedy Club

Thurs at 7 pm, Fri-Sat at 7 and 9 pm.


The Parlor Billiards & Spirits
700 Bellevue Way #300


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