Front Porch: County students in ‘Music Man’ production

‘Music Man’ staged

Twenty-three students from across Snohomish County will be part of the select cast and crew of The 5th Avenue Theatre’s “Rising Star Project: ‘The Music Man,’” which will be performed March 22 and 23.

Tickets for the student-run show start at $29 and are available at the theater box office, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle, by calling 206-625-1900 or online at Student tickets are half-price at the box office.

More than 100 high school students and teens from nearly 60 schools across the state are producing the musical after taking professional production classes through the theater program.

Students selected for the project are described as “the best and brightest of the region,” after auditioning and interviewing for positions.

List your Easter egg hunt: Let us know if your city, town, agency or church is holding an Easter egg hunt this year. We will be publishing local hunts in the Herald’s Arts and Entertainment section March 29. We would like to receive your information by March 22. Send information to or call Theresa Goffredo at 425-339-3424.

Sex-trafficking awareness: The Soroptimist International of Marysville and Marysville PTA Council plan a Sex Trafficking Community Awareness event from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Sex trafficking is the second-largest and fastest-growing criminal industry in the world and a local problem, too. There will be a short video, speakers and a time for questions and answers.

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