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  • Comedian Lewis Black, a regular guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," is also a playwright. ACT Theatre is staging his show "One ...

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    Comedian Lewis Black, a regular guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," is also a playwright. ACT Theatre is staging his show "One Slight Hitch" through Sunday.

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  • Comedian Lewis Black, a regular guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," is also a playwright. ACT Theatre is staging his show "One ...

    Associated Press

    Comedian Lewis Black, a regular guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," is also a playwright. ACT Theatre is staging his show "One Slight Hitch" through Sunday.

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Snohomish County
"Gilligan's Island in the Park-ing Lot": Snohomish Theater Project at the Carnegie is presenting this second annual production, parodying two classic "Gilligan" episodes: a visiting Hungarian socialite comes to buy the island and is smitten by the Professor, and Mary Anne bumps her head and thinks she is Ginger; 7 p.m. July 6, 7, 13 and 14, Carnegie Library, 105 Cedar St., Snohomish. The production is outside at the parking lot, so bring something to sit on. This is a free event but donations are accepted. For more information email to info@snohomishtheaterproject.org.
"No Sex Please, We're British": You are a young bride married to a banker and here's the conundrum: you've mail-ordered Scandinavian glassware and instead received pornography -- and lots of it; 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through July 8, Driftwood Players, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets are $23 and $20. Call 425-774-9600 or go to www.driftwoodplayers.com.
Seattle
"Les Miserables": This musical about the survival of the human spirit is filled with classic songs such as "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," and "Master of the House"; shows at various times through July 8 at The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Tickets start at $49. Call 206-625-1900 or go to www.5thavenue.org.
"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; 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.
Intiman Summer Theater Festival: This is a new festival this year starting with four plays: "Romeo and Juliet," "Hedda Gabler," "Miracle!" and "Dirty Story." The artists are Dan Savage, Valerie Curtis-Newton, Andrew Russell and Allison Narver; performances running July 11 through Aug. 26 at Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets are $30 each; Ticketmaster.com or 800-982-2787. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door. More information at www.intiman.org.
"Chaps!": America's favorite singing cowboys are saddled up to take the British airwaves by storm in 1944. Problem is: the crooners don't show up. What's the BBC to do? Shows at various times July 11 through Aug. 11, Taproot Theatre, 204 N 85th St., Seattle. Enjoyable for ages 5 and up. Tickets are $22 to $37. Call 206-781-9707 or go to www.taproottheatre.org/buy-tickets.
"REPRESENT! A Multicultural Playwrights Festival": This year's festival features staged readings of four new full-length plays, showcasing the work of six local writers in a joint venture with eSe Teatro, SIS Productions, Pratidhwani, and ACT Theatre's Central Heating Lab; shows at various times July 17 through July 22, at ACT, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets are $5. Call 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
"The Pinter Festival": Two comedies by Harold Pinter, "Celebration" and "The Dumb Waiter" is a double-bill that kicks off the festival; July 20 through Aug. 26 at ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $37.50 for adults. Call 206- 292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
"Gangsters of Love": This show gives a nod to the mobster days of the 1920s and 1930s only with acrobatics and dance moves and featuring comedian Frank Ferrante and aerialist Dreya Weber; dinner shows and matinees to Sept. 30, Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. Dinner prices start at $106 (all ages) and matinee prices start at $86 (general). Call 206-802-0015 or dreams.zinzanni.org/.
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Driftwood Players presents two opportunities for kids to be on stage: 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.
"Murder on the Nile": Driftwood Players is holding auditions, 7 p.m. July 8 and 9 at Driftwood rehearsal annex, 200 Dayton St., Edmonds. Parts for five women and nine men. Prepare a one minute dramatic monologue. Sign up for an appointment at www.driftwoodplayers.com or call 425-774-9600.
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