by Gavin Borchert

Stage Openings & Events Family Affair Jennifer Jasper’s “hilarious, twisted, and ultimately

Stage Openings & EventsFamily Affair Jennifer Jasper’s “hilarious, twisted, and ultimately relatable” cabaret on the theme of family. JewelBox Theater at the Rendezvous, 2322 Second… Continue reading

 

Stage Openings & Events and, and, and, Isabella Bootlegs In Samantha Cooper’s

Stage Openings & Eventsand, and, and, Isabella Bootlegs In Samantha Cooper’s play, 17-year-old Brooklyn has to deal with a paranoid, isolated mother. Cornish Playhouse, Seattle… Continue reading

 

Stage Openings & Events Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams’

Stage Openings & EventsCat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams’ dysfunctional-family classic. ACT, 700 Union St., 292-7676. $15–$44. Previews begin April 17, opens April… Continue reading

Faith Russell, Corey Spruill, and Jeff Berryman in Taproot Theatre’s Best of Enemies. See review on page 18.

Stage Openings & Events Alice in Wonderland Andre Gregory’s avant-garde take on

Stage Openings & EventsAlice in Wonderland Andre Gregory’s avant-garde take on Lewis Carroll, from 1970. Stone Soup Theater, 4029 Stone Way N., 633-1883, stonesouptheatre.org. $15–$25.… Continue reading

Faith Russell, Corey Spruill, and Jeff Berryman in Taproot Theatre’s Best of Enemies. See review on page 18.

Stage Openings & Events Arcadia Tom Stoppard takes us from the present

Stage Openings & EventsArcadia Tom Stoppard takes us from the present to 1809 and back at the Coverly estate. Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S. Third… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events The Best of Enemies A KKK member and

Stage Openings & EventsThe Best of Enemies A KKK member and a civil-rights activist are forced to integrate a school in 1971 North Carolina. Based… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events Broadway Babes This “burlesque tribute to the Great

Stage Openings & EventsBroadway Babes This “burlesque tribute to the Great White Way” stars Bunny Von Bunsmore, Crystal Tassels, Verity Germaine, and many others. Annex… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events August Wilson Monologue Competition High-school actors vie for

Stage Openings & EventsAugust Wilson Monologue Competition High-school actors vie for cash and a trip to the national finals in NYC. Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events Avenue Q (School Edition) From what I remember

Stage Openings & EventsAvenue Q (School Edition) From what I remember of this show, a version with the diciest stuff removed would last about 12… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events The Long Road/Nine Two gripping one-act dramas, presented

Stage Openings & EventsThe Long Road/Nine Two gripping one-act dramas, presented by Arouet. Eclectic Theater, 1214 10th Ave., 800-838-3006, arouet.us. $12–$40. Opens Feb. 27. 7:30… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events Blood/Water/Paint Live Girls! premieres Joy McCullough-Carranza’s drama about

Stage Openings & EventsBlood/Water/Paint Live Girls! premieres Joy McCullough-Carranza’s drama about baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi. Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S., 800-838-3006, lgtheater.org. $15–$22.… Continue reading

Sheppard: “I’m amazed by his genius.”

In the through-the-looking-glass world of the Soviet Union under Stalin, Dmitri Shostakovich’s

In the through-the-looking-glass world of the Soviet Union under Stalin, Dmitri Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues for piano were politically incendiary because they were politically… Continue reading

Sheppard: “I’m amazed by his genius.”

Stage Openings & Events The Atomic Bombshells “J’Adore! A Burlesque Valentine!” is

Stage Openings & EventsThe Atomic Bombshells “J’Adore! A Burlesque Valentine!” is their seventh annual burlesque, drag, and dance spectacular. The Triple Door, 216 Union St.,… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events •  Carousel SEE THE PICK LIST, PAGE 20.

Stage Openings & Events• Carousel SEE THE PICK LIST, PAGE 20.Circus Oz That’s “Oz” as in Oztralian, “Circus” as in acrobatics, juggling, comedy, and live music.… Continue reading

One indication of the unique complexity of Charles Ives’ Symphony no. 4,

One indication of the unique complexity of Charles Ives’ Symphony no. 4,

One indication of the unique complexity of Charles Ives’ Symphony no. 4, which the Seattle Symphonyis playing this weekend: The score, in the most recent… Continue reading

One indication of the unique complexity of Charles Ives’ Symphony no. 4,

Stage Openings & Events Some shows may not offer performances on Super

Stage Openings & EventsSome shows may not offer performances on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1; double-check websites for exact schedules.Cirque du Soleil “KURIOS—Cabinet of Curiosities”… Continue reading

Stage Openings & Events Annie JR. You loved it on the big

Stage Openings & EventsAnnie JR. You loved it on the big screen (or at least your kids did); now see it performed by Youth Theatre… Continue reading

Openings & Events NOTE: First Thursday is being held on the second

Openings & EventsNOTE: First Thursday is being held on the second Thursday of the month, Jan. 8, owing to the New Year’s Day holiday last… Continue reading

Greer Grimsley returns as Scarpia, one of the repertory’s most loathsome villains, in Seattle Opera’s production of Puccini’s Tosca, Jan. 10–24.

Stage Openings & Events Dear Ruth A reading of Norman Krasna’s 1944

Stage Openings & EventsDear Ruth A reading of Norman Krasna’s 1944 comedy, in which an idealistic teen poses as her older sister to correspond with,… Continue reading

Greer Grimsley returns as Scarpia, one of the repertory’s most loathsome villains, in Seattle Opera’s production of Puccini’s Tosca, Jan. 10–24.