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Published: Friday, May 25, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

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  • Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Kaori Nakamura is Swanilda in PNB's production of the comic ballet "Coppelia," choreographed by Al...

    Angela Sterling

    Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Kaori Nakamura is Swanilda in PNB's production of the comic ballet "Coppelia," choreographed by Alexandra Danilova and George Balanchine, which opens June 1 at McCaw Hall.

Theater
Snohomish and Island counties
"Absurd Person Singular": This wildly funny and bittersweet farce focuses on three couples and what kind of behind-the-scenes disasters occur at Christmas parties; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, May 25 through June 17 at Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Tickets are $18.20 adults, $15.50 seniors and military. Call 206-533-2000 or go to brownpapertickets.com.
"Twelfth Night": This mistaken identity Shakespearean comedy comes with two real twins and some real laughs; 7:30 p.m. May 31 through June 2, and June 7 through June 9 at Everett Community College's Baker Hall, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Admission is by donation. The play is open to the public, although theatergoers are asked not to bring infants. For more information, call 425-388-9525.
"Anything Goes:" Hilarity ensues aboard an ocean liner against a backdrop of Cole Porter tunes; 8 p.m. June 8, 9, 15 and 16, and 2:30 p.m. June 9, 10 and 17 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $23.50 and $20.50. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.everetttheatre.org.
"Frost/Nixon": The historic encounter between British talk-show host David Frost, who had become a laughing-stock, and Richard M. Nixon, an ex-president leaving in total disgrace over Vietnam and Watergate; shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 8 through 23 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $16, $14 and $12. Call 360-221-8268 or 800-638-7631 or go to www.wicaonline.com.
Seattle
"As You Like It": The Seattle Shakespeare Co. presents this comedy about romance and how to woo in the woods with 15 actors and original music; opening 7:30 p.m. May 30 and at various times through June 24 at Center House Theatre at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Tickets start at $15. Call 206-733-8222 or online at www.seattleshakespeare.org.
"Leaving Iowa": We are reminded with this humor-filled show that the journey is more important than the destination as we watch Don travel cross-country to scatter his father's ashes; performs at various times through June 16, Taproot Theatre Company, 204 N 85th St., Seattle. Tickets range from $22 to $37. Call 206-781-9707 or www.taproottheatre.org.
"Coppelia": A revival of the June 2010 Pacific Northwest Ballet production features choreography by George Ballanchine and Alexandra Danilova. June 1 to 10. McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle (north side of the Seattle Center). Tickets $28 to $168 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
"Season Encore": Nine highlights from the past season and more. 6:30 p.m. June 10. Tickets $30 to $175 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
"Last Step": Six world premier works by PNB choreographers. 7 p.m. June 16. Tickets $10 to $20 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
"Caliente": Teatro Zinzanni's latest show is directed by Ricardo Salinas of "Culture Clash." There's a bit of a social commentary in this Latin-themed show that combines dinner, comedy, a bit of theater and incredible acrobatics; performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 6:30 p.m., and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. with occasional Wednesday evening performances at 6:30 p.m. through June 10. Midday matinees begin at 11:30 a.m. on select Sundays, Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle Tickets start at $106 at www.dreams.zinzanni.org or 206-802-0015.
"One Slight Hitch": A new work by comedian and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" commentator Lewis Black who explores the zany pitfalls of a lavish Jewish wedding; opens with previews at 8 p.m. June 8 and at various times through July 8 at ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $37.50 for adults. Call 206- 292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
Billboard
Driftwood Players presents two opportunities for kids to be on stage with Summer Teen Ensemble: Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr.; and Missoula Children's Theatre: Jack and the Beanstalk. For more information go to www.driftwoodplayers.com.
Dance
Seattle and beyond
Pacific Northwest Ballet:
"Coppelia": A revival of the breathtaking June 2010 production. Features choreography by George Ballanchine and Alexandra Danilova. June 1 to 10. Tickets $28 to $168 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
"Season Encore": Nine highlights from the past season and more. 6:30 p.m. June 10. Tickets $30 to $175 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
"Last Step": Six world premier works by PNB choreographers. 7 p.m. June 16. Tickets $10 to $20 at www.pnb.org or 206-441-2424.
Billboard
Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084; www.NWScottishfiddlers.org.
Public music opportunities: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Leatherheads Pub & Eatery, 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; one- or two-person groups, playing acoustic instruments only; call 360-348-3361 for details and to reserve times; www.leatherheadspub.com.
Recorder music sessions: 10:30 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; easy medieval, Renaissance and baroque pieces; free; for ages 50 and up; must provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; join anytime; 425-257-8780.
The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555; www.soundsingersofedmonds.org.
Snohomish County Windjammers men's barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email nfkeck@yahoo.com.
"Voices Northwest": Women's barbership chorus meets 7 p.m., Mondays, Everett Music Hall; 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; open to women 16 and older; email membership@voicesnorthwest.org; 425-741-9123.
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