OPENING AND CURRENT RUNS


7 STRANGERS

Final week. The live reality show featuring seven performers in one house. EXITheatre at 520 NE 91st St, 851-8105. $10. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm. Through Feb 26.

ANOTHER DAY IN BAGHDAD

Final week. The daily lives of soldiers deployed in the capital city. Stage One Theater, North Seattle Community College, 9600 College Way N, 527-3661. Donation. Thurs-Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through Feb 27.

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Opening. The early Neil Simon play about love and marriage. ArtsWest, 4711 California Ave SW, 938-0339. $10-$30. Preview performance Tues March 1 at 7:30 pm. Opening Wed March 2 at 7:30 pm. Through March 26.

BLACK FOLKS GUIDE TO BLACK FOLKS

One weekend only. See Stranger Suggests. A play addressing homophobia in the black community. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, 104 17th Ave S, 1-800-838-3006. Thurs-Sat Feb 24-26 at 7:30 pm.

THE CHOSEN

See profile this issue. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St, 443-2222. $10-$46. Thurs-Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat-Sun at 2 and 7:30 pm, Tues at 7:30 pm, Wed at 2 and 7:30 pm. Through March 12.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)

Final week. "Gangly but enjoyable." (Annie Wagner) Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, 7312 W Green Lake Dr N, 524-1300. $12-$20. Thurs-Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2 pm. Through Feb 27.

DELAWARE

Final week. See review this issue. Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 323-0388. $12. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm. Through Feb 26.

DINNER & DREAMS

Ongoing. The long-running Spiegeltent extravaganza. Teatro ZinZanni, 2301 Sixth Ave, 802-0015. $89-$109. Thurs-Sat at 6:30 pm, Sun at 5:30 pm.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

"This staging starts loud and stays loud." (Annie Wagner) Taproot Theatre, 204 N 85th St, 781-9707. $15-$29. Thurs at 7:30 pm, Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 2 and 8 pm, Wed at 7:30 pm. Through March 5.

THE EXORCIST: THE MUSICAL

"The actors repeatedly find themselves on the ka-thud! end of jokes that don't work." (Josh Feit) Bad Actor Productions at Northwest Actors Studio, 1100 E Pike St. $12. Fri at 9 pm, Sat at 8 pm. Through March 5.

EVERYTHING WITHOUT EXCEPTION

Final week. An original work that uses O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night as a source text. Implied Violence Ensemble at Vertebrae Theatre, 321 Third Ave S #205, 526-8093. $5 donation. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm.

FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS

Opening. An operatic homage to Gabriel García Márquez. Seattle Opera at McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, 389-7676. $44-$123. Opening Sat Feb 26 at 7:30 pm. Sun at 2 pm, Wed at 7:30 pm. Through March 12.

GLITTRA'S MISSION

A story about a guardian angel. Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St, 441-3322. $14-$28. Fri at 7 pm, Sat-Sun at 2 and 5:30 pm. Through March 26.

GOD DAMN TOM

"A guilty pleasure. " (Annie Wagner) Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave, 325-6500. $15. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm. Through Feb 26.

LATE NIGHT CATECHISM

Ongoing. Interactive Catholic school comedy. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St, 292-7676. $24.50-$29.50. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm, Sun at 2 pm.

MURDER AT MYSTERY MANSION

One night only. Dark and stormy dinner theater at Stimson-Green Mansion, 1204 Minor Ave, 624-0474. $85. Thurs Feb 24 at 7 pm.

MY BOAT TO BAINBRIDGE

Opening. A one-man show by Matt Smith. Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, 781-9273. $15. Opening Fri Feb 25 at 8 pm. Through April 29.

NEXT TUESDAY

See review this issue. Washington Ensemble Theatre at the Little Theatre, 608 19th Ave E, 325-5105. $15. Thurs-Mon at 8 pm. Through March 14.

ORPHEUS

Final week. "You want some sugar to make the surrealist medicine go down, but this cast can't provide it." (Annie Wagner) Open Circle Theater, 421 Boren Ave N, 382-4250. $12. Thurs-Sat at 8 pm. Through Feb 26.

PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS

Final week. Genital origami at the Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave, 292-2787. $24-$36. Thurs at 8 pm, Fri-Sat at 7 and 9:30 pm, Sun at 7 pm. Through Feb 27.

REBECCA

Opening. An adaptation of the Gothic thriller by Daphne DuMaurier. Book-It Repertory Theatre at Seattle Center House Theatre, 216-0833. $15-$30. Preview performance Thurs Feb 24 at 7:30 pm. Fri-Sat at 7:30 p, Sun at 2 pm. Through March 26.

RED BADGE OF COURAGE

A new adaptation of the Civil War novel. Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St, 441-3322. $14-$28. Fri at 7 pm, Sat-Sun at 2 and 5:30 pm. Through March 5.

THE SECRET IN THE WINGS

Opening. Director Mary Zimmerman returns with four fairy tales. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St, 443-2222. $10-$46. Preview performances Sat-Sun Feb 26-27 at 7:30 pm, Tues March 1 at 7:30 pm. Opening Wed March 2 at 7:30 pm. Through March 26.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

Opening. A stage adaptation of the MGM musical. 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave, 292-2787. $18-$70. Thurs-Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 2 and 8 pm, Sun at 1:30 and 7 pm, Tues-Wed at 7:30 pm. Through March 5.

THREE VIEWINGS

"In every monologue, there's a spate of facile allusions, at least two annoying rhetorical questions, and an ultra-convenient O. Henry twist that metes out justice in the end. " (Annie Wagner) Theater simple at Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave, 325-6500. $10-$15. Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 2 and 8 pm. Through March 5.

TWELFTH NIGHT

This production is "set in the sexually ambiguous 1970s." Ghost Light Theatricals at Freehold's East Hall Theater, 1529 10th Ave, 325-6500. $10-$12. Thurs-Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat at 7:30 and 11 pm. Through March 5.

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

Extended. The long-running vagina chatalotta at Stone Soup Theatre, 4035 Stone Way N, 633-1883. $15-$18. Thurs-Fri at 8 pm, Sat at 3 and 8 pm. Through March 19.

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Mind games and married couples. GreenStage at Sand Point Magnuson Park, Building 30, 748-1551. Free. Thurs-Sat at 7:30 pm. Through March 19.

THE WOMAN IN BLACK

A mystery actor stars as the Woman in this Gothic ghost play. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St, 292-7676. $10-$35. Thurs at 7 pm, Fri at 8 pm, Sun at 2 and 8 pm, Sun at 1 and 6 pm, Tues-Wed at 7 pm. Through March 6.

DANCE


SEAN CURRAN COMPANY

One weekend only. Dance alternates with music from the Amelia Piano Trio. Meany Theater, UW campus, 543-4880. $37. Thurs-Sat Feb 24-26 at 8 pm.

IMPROV, CABARET, & COMEDY


IN THE MOOD FOR LARD

Final week. Sketch comedy from Pork Filled Players. Northwest Actors Studio, 1100 E Pike St, 325-6500. $9-$12. Fri-Sat at 8 pm. Through Feb 26.

A RENDEZVOUS WITH DINA MARTINA

Final week. A February frolic with the demented diva. Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave, 441-5823 ext 1. $10. Thurs-Fri at 8 pm. Through Feb 25.

REVENGE OF THE RETURN

One night only. Sketch comedy. Ethnic Cultural Theatre, 3940 Brooklyn Ave NE. $5. Thurs Feb 24 at 8 pm.

THEATRESPORTS

Ongoing. Competitive improv comedy at Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, 781-9273. $8-$10. Sat at 10:30 pm, Sun at 7 pm.

WHEN PIGS FLY

A grab bag of songs, dances, and running gags. Gaydar Productions at Thumper's, 1500 E Madison St, 328-3800. $15. Fri-Sat at 8:30 pm. Through April 9.

LATE NIGHT


TWILIGHT ZONE: LIVE!

Final week. Talky Tina the living doll at Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave, 325-6500. $10. Thurs-Sat at 11 pm. Through Feb 26.

READINGS


Scot Augustson's new play Geezers gets a reading Mon Feb 28 at 7 pm. Theater Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave S, $2. Cheryl West's Rejoice!, Fri Feb 25 at 7:30 pm and Sat Feb 26 at 2 pm; a new play by Amy Freed, Sun Feb 27 at 7:30 pm. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St, 443-2222, $10 each. An adaptation of Nancy Rawles' My Jim, Sat Feb 26 at 4 pm. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St, Free. Open Box, an open mic for playwrights, Sat Feb 26 at 4:30 pm. Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave, Free.

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