• Opening Nights: Twelfth Night

    Twelfth Night Center House Theatre (Seattle Center), 733-8222. $30–$39. See for schedule. Ends Nov. 16. The prewar surrealists fused dream and reality via startling, … More »

  • Stage: Middletown

    Will Eno’s Middletown is an agile, meandering play about life: spectrums, spans, gradations, scales, and the individual’s compulsive quest to locate and quantify himself amid … More »

  • Film: That’s Sexploitation!

    Someday, you’ll explain it this way to your kid: We didn’t always have it like you do. It wasn’t so easy. We couldn’t just sit … More »

  • Opera: The Ring of the Nibelung

    This summer’s Seattle Opera performances of Richard Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung may or may not be the last go-round for the current production … More »

  • Stage: Gruesome Playground Injuries

    Memory is episodic. I recently and reluctantly ended an important friendship; when that happens, what come instantly to mind are the large and small events … More »

  • Opening Nights: Lysistrata

    Lysistrata Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center, 201 Mercer St., 726-5190. $20–$50. Schedule varies; see Ends Sept. 15. The mixing of moods in theater was … More »

  • Opening Nights: Illyria

    Illyria Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., 781-9707, $25–$40. Runs Wed.–Sun. Ends Aug. 17. What’s best about Illyria (by some distance) is Pete Mills’ … More »

  • Comic Operation

    Somehow, after a century as a “comic opera” (or “operetta,” a more accurate and more obsolete term), Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance became … More »

  • Opening Nights: We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!

    We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay! Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center, 201 Mercer St., 726-5190. $20–$50. Schedule varies; see Ends Sept. 15. Pruned and … More »

  • Opening Nights: Constellation Half Remembered

    Constellation Half Remembered Jack Block Park, 2130 Harbor Ave. S.W., Free. 3 p.m. Sat., July 20. Parallel Public Works, 424 S.W. 153rd St., Burien. … More »

  • Visual Arts: Creating the New Northwest at TAM

    The Wrights and the Shirleys are renowned as Seattle’s biggest collectors, but if you take a step down the tax brackets, how many have heard … More »

  • Dance: Autopsy of Love

    [PICK] Autopsy of Love Emerald City Trapeze Arts, 2702 Sixth Ave.S., 325-4161, $20–$25. 8 p.m. Thurs.–Sat. Ends June 29. Donald Byrd is still puzzled … More »

  • Visual Arts: Sanctum at the Henry

    Do you ever get the sense you’re being followed? Crossing the pedestrian bridge over 15th Avenue to the Henry Art Gallery, there isn’t a drone … More »

  • Opening Nights: The Horrible Lamb!

    The Horrible Lamb! West of Lenin, 203 N. 36th St., 800-838-3006, $12. 8 p.m. Fri.–Sat. Ends June 29. This clumsy televangelism spoof is a … More »