Shakespeare in the Park, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Savion Glover

Thurs - Stage

Summer weather means Shakespeare in the park, which Wooden O kicks off with a Middle Eastern–inspired Twelfth Night (pictured) and a Utilikilt-laden Macbeth. Also outdoors: Theater Schmeater's The Three Musketeers. Thurs., July 7–Sat., Aug. 6. Free, donations encouraged. Various Puget Sound parks, see www.woodeno.org and www.schmeater.org for schedule and information.STEVE WIECKING

Thurs - Music

Maybe Ladysmith Black Mambazo didn't set out to be the world's premier a cappella group when they began in the South African townships over 30 years ago, but that's what they've become. 8 p.m. Thurs., July 7. $35. Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., 206-292-ARTS, www.seattlesymphony.org/benaroya. MICHAELANGELO MATOS

Sat - Dance

The soft-spoken sensei of tap, Savion Glover, has been in Seattle working with a select group of young, local dancers. They perform together at Dance This . . . . 7:30 p.m. Sat., July 9. $12–$20. Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., 206-292-ARTS, www.theparamount.com. LYNN JACOBSON

 
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