"Gilligan's Island in the Parking 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 with the Professor; and Mary Anne bumps her head and thinks she is Ginger; 7 p.m. July 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 email@example.com.
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 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 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 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.
"Rent": This vital modern rock opera celebrates survival in the city of Manhattan and unleashes such hits as "La Vie Boheme," "Take Me or Leave Me," "One Song Glory," and "Seasons of Love"; opens at 8 p.m. July 21 and runs at various times through Aug. 19, The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Tickets start at $29. Call 206-625-1900 or go to www.5thavenue.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 through 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/.
Red Curtain Productions: Auditions for the first show of the 2012-13 season; Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" about an out-of-work vaudeville team asked to reunite for a TV special…but they hate each other. Performed Sept. 21 to Oct. 7 at the Historic Everett Theatre. To audition, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-501-7604. Roles for seven actors.
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