Stage and theater calendar
"Viva Verdi!": Seattle Opera's Young Artists Program presents this one-night-only concert celebrating the works of Verdi, including the Overture to La forza del destino, the first act of "La Traviata," the Garden Scene from "Don Carlo," "Va, pensiero" from Nabucco, and the final act of "Rigoletto"; 7:30 p.m. April 6, University of Washington's Meany Hall, 15th Ave. NE and NE 40th St., Seattle. Tickets are $15 for students under 18, $35 for adults, and $100 including VIP seat location, a post-performance reception with artists, and a gift in support of the program. For more information, go to www.seattleopera.org.
"The Full Monty": The musical features six out-of-work steelworkers from Buffalo, N.Y. who have nothing to lose but their clothes; show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays April 5 through April 20, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $18 to $24. Go to wicaonline.com or call 360-221-8268, 800- 638-7631. Recommended for mature audiences.
"Love's Labour's Lost": In Shakespeare's romantic comedy, The King of Navarre and his buddies swear off girls for their studies but their resolve gives way when the Princess of France arrives with her ladies; runs at various times through April 17, Center Theatre at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Tickets range from $22 to $45 for adults and $22 to $30 for seniors and students. Call 206-733-8222 or go to www.seattleshakespeare.org.
"Grey Gardens": Due to popular demand, this show has been extended past May 26 so more audiences can see the wealthy lifestyle for Edith Bouvier Beale, a relative of Jacqueline Kennedy, end for her and daughter "Little Edie," who go from glamorous to penniless; this intimate musical is performed acoustically; extended performances are 8 p.m. May 30 and 31, and 2 and 8 p.m. June 1 and 2 p.m. June 2, ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $71. Call 206-292-7676 or go to www.acttheatre.org.
"The Whipping Man": After observing Passover together, a Jewish Confederate soldier and two of his former slaves examine whether the past can be reconciled in the wake of the Civil War; at various times through April 27, Taproot Theatre Company, 204 North 85th St., Seattle. Tickets range from $20 to $40. Online at www.taproottheatre.org or call 206-781-9707.
"Dinner At Wotan's": Teatro ZinZanni's newest show has you partying with the Nordic gods as the world ends; runs through May 12 at the tent at Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. Dinner show tickets start at $108; matinee show tickets start at $50 youth and $86 adults. Call 206-802-0015 or go to www.dreams.zinzanni.org/.
Disney's "Camp Rock: The Musical": This a classic story of rivalry and power and you can be part of the story by registering for this camp; open to ages 11 to 18; June 29 to July 27; $375. The camp includes an audition workshop, improv games, leadership and team exercises, acting work, a guided tour of the Paramount Theatre, rehearsal for show, and performances. Also included is vocal work with Mark Press and dance with Laura West, local music and dance teachers. To sign up, go to www.driftwoodplayers.com or call 425-774-9600. Call firstname.lastname@example.org for need-based scholarships.
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