Stage calendar

  • Wed May 2nd, 2012 3:27pm
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Introdanse: This Dutch group features works of a variety of choreographers to audiences around the world. 8 p.m. May 10 to May 12, $42, UW World Series at Meany Hall, Seattle:


Snohomish Country

“It Shoulda Been You”: This perfect wedding maybe didn’t have a chance what with a Jewish bride, a Catholic. groom and the bride’s ex-boyfriend crashing the scene — not to mention some other surprises; 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 7 p.m. Sundays through May 20, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20 to $56. Call 425-257-8600 or

“Wake Up Darling”: Reunion Theatre group presents this comedy by Alex Gottlieb with direction by Janette Reilly; 8 p.m. May 4 and 5 and 2 p.m. May 5, Everett Music Hall Playhouse, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett. Tickets are $13 and $10, at the door or or or call 425-501-6383.

“Bedroom Farce”: The Red Curtain Theatre troupe brings this romp of an evening filled with Brittishisms and ’70s pizazz; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 6, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $16.50 and $13. Call 800-838-3006, or through the theater box office at 425-258-6766 or

“Cyrano de Bergerac”: This love triangle with swords has the big-nosed Cyrano de Bergerac hiding behind his proboscis without admitting his love for Roxane and, instead, helps a friend try and win her hand for him; shows are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday May 10 through 13, Driftwood Players Alternative Stage, 950 Main St., Edmonds. All tickets are $12. Call 425-774-9600 or online at

Skagit County

“Spring Awakening”: Tony Award winning coming-of-age rock musical with the cast of the Balagan Theatre of Seattle; opens 7:30 p.m. May 4 and runs through May 6, Lincoln Theatre, 712 South First St., Mount Vernon. Tickets start at $14. Call 360-419-7129 or go to


“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 May 16 through June 16, Taproot Theatre Company, 204 N 85th St., Seattle. Tickets range from $22 to $37. Call 206-781-9707 or

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”: The production spans the three main events in a relationship with courting, marriage and kids by following four actors who play more than 40 roles; “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” opens at 7:30 tonight at Seattle Musical Theatre (formerly Civic Light Opera), 7120 62nd Ave. NE, Seattle. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 20. Tickets are $35 to $40. Go to or call the box office at 206-363-2809. The production is rated PG-13.

“The Art of Racing in the Rain”: By Seattle author Garth Stein, this touching tale is told from the perspective, and in the voice of Enzo, a wise and fiercely loyal mutt who dreams of being a race car driver just like his human best friend; runs through May 13 at Center Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Tickets start at $22. Call 206-216-0833 or go to

“An Evening With Groucho”: Frank Ferrante, the award winning and internationally renowned comedic actor, stages his virtuoso tribute to Groucho Marx; at various times through May 20, ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets are $30, $15 and $5 for teens. Call 206-292-7676 or

“The Pitmen Painters”: Art and class collide as a group of Northern English miners unexpectedly ascend to the top of the art world; performances through May 20, ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $37.50. Call 206-292-7676 or online

“Damn Yankees”: This sinfully funny musical comedy is the story of an aging baseball fan who makes a deal with the Devil so his beloved hometown team can beat the Yankees in the race for the pennant, with songs such as “Two Lost Souls” and the sultry “Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets”; runs through May 20, The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Tickets start at $19. Call 206-625-1900 or go to

“First Date, A New Musical”: In co-production with The 5th Avenue Theatre, this story asks the question: Ever been on a date and wondered what the other person was thinking? This new musical comedy lets you peer inside the nervous and busy minds of two would-be lovebirds; shows at various times through May 20, ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $55. Call 206-292-7676 or go to

“Million Dollar Quartet”: It happened that fabled night when fate put four great muscians together for an unforgettable jam session; opening 7:30 p.m. May 15 for eight shows through May 20 at The Paramount, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets start at $25. Call 877-784-4849 or go to,

“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 Thursday through Saturday at 6:30 p.m.. 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 or 206-802-0015.


Third Annual Festival of Shorts: Auditions are at 2 p.m. May 19 and 5 p.m. May 20 at Driftwood Players, 306 Main St., Edmonds. Sign up for an appointment at or call: 425-774-9600. Playwright finalists display their most innovative 15 minutes of stage time and you get to choose the winner. You will be auditioning for all four directors, Roy Arauz, Ted Jaquith, Diane McClure and David Alan Morrison.