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Published: Friday, September 28, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Stage Calendar

  • Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Lesley Rausch as Cinderella in Kent Stowell's "Cinderella," which continues through this weekend.

    Angela Sterling

    Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Lesley Rausch as Cinderella in Kent Stowell's "Cinderella," which continues through this weekend.

  • "Memphis": This fast-paced, dance-heavy musical is based on a true story of fame and forbidden love when a white radio DJ wants to change th...

    Paul Kolnik

    "Memphis": This fast-paced, dance-heavy musical is based on a true story of fame and forbidden love when a white radio DJ wants to change the world and a black singer is ready for her big break; through Oct. 7; 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle, Tickets start at $41. Call 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org/.

  • Al Lewis (Gregg Hays, left) loses his temper with Willie Clark (Floyd Reichman, right) while rehearsing the famous Doctors Sketch, and Willie's nephew...

    Photo by Leilani Saper

    Al Lewis (Gregg Hays, left) loses his temper with Willie Clark (Floyd Reichman, right) while rehearsing the famous Doctors Sketch, and Willie's nephew Ben (Mike McFadden) tries to intervene.

Dance
Seattle
"Cinderella": Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the storybook ballet by Kent Stowell at various times from Sept. 21 to 30. The final performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets range from $28 to $173, at the box office at 301 Mercer St., by calling 206-441-2424 or online at pnb.org.
Theater
Snohomish County
"The Sunshine Boys": This Neil Simon play focuses the one-time vaudevillian act of Al Lewis and Willy Clark, who, over the course of 40-odd years, grew to hate each other. It is now 1972 and CBS is inviting the team to reunite for a special on the history of comedy, but will this cantankerous duo get in the same room? Shows through Oct. 7 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets will be on sale soon. Go to www.everetttheatre.org/.
"Lawfully Wedded": What is love? What is marriage? What does it all mean? Explore the different views people have on the subject in this collaborative piece, from more than 100 collected personal stories and surveys, with additional help from two playwrights, a poet, and a musician to create a series of micro-plays, poems, and songs that might challenge preconceived notions on the matter; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Free. For more information go to www.blackboxedcc.org.
"And Then There Were None": Agatha Christie sets this crime scene at an island house as those guests inside each succumb to a diabolical avenger; opens at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 and runs through Oct. 28 at Northshore Senior Center Stage, 10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell. Tickets are $15 and $12.50. Go to www.cctbothell.org or call 800-838-3006.
Skagit County
"My Fair Lady": Lyric Light Opera presents this musical based on a bet between British linguists, Prof. Henry Higgins and Col. Hugh Pickering, to test Higgins' skills to change cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle into a Victorian lady; this musical has timeless tunes such as "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "On the Street Where You Live" and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face"; shows are at various times Oct. 6 through Oct. 21 at McIntyre Hall, 2501 E College Way, Mount Vernon. Tickets start at $19. Call 360-416-7727 or go to www.McIntyrehall.org.
Seattle
"Memphis": This fast-paced, dance-heavy musical is based on a true story of fame and forbidden love when a white radio DJ wants to change the world and a black singer is ready for her big break; through Oct. 7; 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle, Tickets start at $41. Call 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org/.
"Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam": Vietnamese refugee, former gang member and rising Hollywood actor Trieu Tran tells his coming of age story in this autobiographical solo performance; at various times through Oct. 7 at ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $37.50. Call 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
"Legally Blond: The Musical": Based on the movie starring Reese Witherspoon, the show focuses on sorority star Elle Woods who is dumped by her boyfriend and decides to hit the books and go to Harvard Law; shows are at various times through Oct. 7 at Seattle Musical Theatre at Magnuson Park, 7120 62nd Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets are $40 and $35. Go to www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org or call 206-363-2809.
"Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet": Book-It Repertory Theatre is staging this best seller about a hopeful journey of a Chinese-American boy in 1940s Seattle; shows are at various times through Oct. 28 at Center Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Tickets range from $25 to $45. Go to www.book-it.org or call 206-216-0833.
"Gaudy Night": Another favorite Lord Peter Wimsey novel comes to Taproot Theatre which presents this Dorothy L. Sayers classic mystery about Harriet Vane's Oxford reunion that is terrorized by murderous threats from the "Poison Pen," a vicious vandal determined to destroy the heroine. Is her sleuthing enough to apprehend the villain?; runs at various times through Oct. 20 at Taproot, 204 N 85th St., Seattle. Tickets range from $22 to $37. Go to www.taproottheatre.org or call 206-781-9707.
"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/.
Billboard
Audition notice for Baylight Dinner Theatre: Male actor, age 20 to 30 sought to play the lead role in a production of "Back Home on the Tumblin' D," running in December during the Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach Camp. Some singing required; ability to play the guitar or harmonica is helpful, but not mandatory. Actors will be paid a stipend. For more information and to schedule an audition time, call the director, Tori Ritchey at 360-652-2233.

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