Kara (Gwynn Hawley) and her mom Jessie (Shaylyn Reed) connect with friends over Zoom in “A Miracle on 34th Street” at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville. (Layton Gaskins)

Kara (Gwynn Hawley) and her mom Jessie (Shaylyn Reed) connect with friends over Zoom in “A Miracle on 34th Street” at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville. (Layton Gaskins)

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

“A Miracle of 34th Street” updates the Christmas classic to COVID-19 times. It opens Friday in Marysville.

HOLIDAY

Kalani Pe’a Christmas Show: Pe’a, a three-time Grammy winner, will perform Christmas standards, sung in both English and Hawaiian, as well as Hawaiian favorites. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$49. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Kalani.

“The Nutcracker” in Bothell: Emerald Ballet Theatre beings back the holiday chestnut. 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-nutcracker-emerald.

Everett Chorale: “One World — Songs of Hope” is set for 3 p.m. Dec 4 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. The program will feature traditional and contemporary Christmas music as well as works in Ukrainian, Gaelic and Spanish. The theme reflects how the entire world has come through a pandemic with renewed hope for a brighter future. a Chorale news release says. Tickets, available at the Performing Arts Center box office, are $22 for general admission and $18 for seniors, military, and students. More at everettchorale.org/buy_tickets.

“The Nutcracker” in Edmonds and Everett: Olympic Ballet’s production features choreography by OBT artistic directors Mara Vinson and Oleg Gorboulev, sets designed by Jeannette Franz, Ruth Gilmore and Phillip Lineau, and iconic music scored by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The cast includes more than 100 OBT company dancers in principal roles, local guest artists and select Olympic Ballet School students. The performances will be Dec. 9-11 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett, and Dec. 15-20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $28-$50. Digital access for watching the show at home is available, for $25. For young audiences, an abbreviated version of the show will be performed at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 9 in Everett and Dec. 15-16 in Edmonds. More at OlympicBallet.org.

Christmas in Edmonds: The Mosaic Choir & Orchestra, composed of members of 25 churches representing 10 denominations in the greater Seattle area, will perform. Presented by North Sound Church. Benefits the Foundation for Edmonds School District. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $15-$18. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-mosaic.

Elvis Christmas: Danny Vernon pays tribute to The King at this holiday show, 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Marysville. Tickets are sold out; there is a waiting list. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-elvis-xmas.

Celtic Christmas: Edmonds’ Gothard Sisters will offer Celtic folk music, Christmas carols, dance, stories and holiday cheer at their annual holiday show, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $15-$30. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-gothard-christmas22.

Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas: Joining electric six-string violinist Castle will be the Seattle Irish Dance Company, singers Veronica Olson and Pamela Casella of the Seattle Opera and bagpiper Neil Hubbard. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $23-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Castle2022.

Holiday Pops: The Cascade Symphony Orchestra plans two Christmas concerts, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $10-$27. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org/events.

Mannheim Steamroller: The distinctive Christmas-music favorites are coming to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Tickets are $30-$69. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-mannheim.

The Journeys’ Annual Christmas Concert: Celebrate a traditional Christmas and the sounds of the season with music featuring Bronn Journey and his harp. Journey, who lives in the Sky Valley, brings a folksy style with spontaneity to an instrument commonly thought of as classical. With him will be a small ensemble featuring strings, flutes, clarinet piano and percussion. Special guests will be the choir “Breath of Aire.” 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For ticket information, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-Journey22. The performance also can be seen Dec. 19 at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon and Dec. 21 at Kirkland Performance Center in Kirkland. Go to tinyurl.com/EDH-Journey-MV-KI.

”Faces of Christmas”: Tim Noah presents original and well-loved holiday songs for all ages, with musical guests Terry Kingen and Cyndi Elliott. 4 p.m. Dec. 17, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $10-$20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-NoahChristmas.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”: The Jose Gonzales Trio will perform the beloved Vince Guaraldi music from the holiday classic. 4 p.m. Dec. 18, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-charlie-brown.

”Christmas Rocks!!”: Holiday music from the Renaissance Rock Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-xmas-rocks.

MUSIC

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: Music for the Imagination is a fun, hour-long concert for families and children of all ages. The program will include a Sousa march, Verdi’s “Nabucco Overture,” a Mozart piece performed by EPO Young Artists Co9ncerto Competition winner Seohyun Hwang, and “Night Before Christmas” narrated by Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin. 3 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10-$20. Fore more, go to www.EverettPhil.org or call 425-585-8975.

Two tributes: Infinity Project is a tribute to Journey, and Reckless is a tribute to Bryan Adams. 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25-$30, More at tinyurl.com/EDH-tribute1202.

The Neil Youngs & The Harvest Moon Band: Lead guitarist/vocalist Steve Crabtree and rhythm guitarist/vocalist Andy Volmer will play Young’s best-known songs. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-neil-young-tribute.

The Pilchuck Boyz: The Boyz describe their show as follows: “A crazy, funky Reggae eruption is coming to Sound 2 Summit Brewing! The show is free, all ages and so much fun.” 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at 1830 Bickford Ave., No. 111, Snohomish.

”The Lonely Hearts Club”: This Seattle-based band makes no attempt to look like John, Paul, George and Ringo, just to recreate their music. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-lonely-hearts.

Hewitt Fights for Human Rights: Tony V’s Garage, Black Lab Gallery and Lucky Dime in downtown Everett will host a variety of performers, all female or female-led, in a fundraiser for women’s reproductive rights. One artist will be Rena Priest, Washington state’s first Indigenous poet laureate. Other performers are Atrocity Girl, Kitty Junk, Having Issues, Wilting, Creamsicle, Awake Amongst the Dead, TT, Klondike Kate, Spyglass, The Rookery, Kelsey Greenleaf, Wild Powwers, Christa Porter and Marina Anselmo. 6 p.m. Dec. 3. Tickets are $35. For more, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-Hewitt-Fights.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The orchestra ‘s 2022-23 season will continue with the Winter Concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Cascade View Presbyterian Church, 1030 E Casino Road, Everett. Featured will be young artists Vincent Chen and Daniel Hsu, both piano. The program will include compositions by Niels Gade, Edvard Grieg and Joaquin Turina. The Sunshine Concert, 3 p.m. Feb. 18 at Cascade View PresbyteriaN., will feature music by Maurice Ravel, Lars-Erik LarssoN., Carlos Chavez and Vitezslava Kapralova, with Harumi Makiyama, solo piano. The Summer Concert, 3 p.m. June 3 at Zion LutheraN., 4634 Alger Ave., Everett, will spotlight compositions by Jan Vanderroost, Astor Piazzola and Paul Hindemith, with Fred Chu, solo violin. More at pacificachamberorchestra.org.

Nick Dumas, Chris Luquette and Andrew Knapp: An evening of award-winning bluegrass. 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-TH1204.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Co-founder Kim Wilson, the band’s only original member, leads the quintessential American band at a show set for 7 p.m. Dec. 9. at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $40-$50. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-thunderbirds.

STAGE

THEATER

”A Miracle on 34th Street”: Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Marysville, presents a modern reworking of the holiday favorite, adapted and directed by Red Curtain’s artistic director, Scott B. Randall. The plot: When Jessie’s elderly father goes into the hospital with COVID-19 in December 2020, her theater friends gather on a video call to cheer her and her daughter, Kara, by doing a performance of Kara’s favorite Christmas classic, “A Miracle on 34th Street,” over Zoom. The story is a mix of the familiar story (as portrayed in the classic movie), improvised lines and pop culture references. Each character will be seen in their own “homes,” plus the projected Zoom call high above the stage. The show will run for 4 weekends, Nov. 25-Dec. 18, with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18-$22. For more information, go to www.redcurtainfoundation.org.

Village Theatre: Tickets for the theater’s performance of “Cinderella” are now on sale. “Cinderella” is set for Jan. 6-29. Ticket can be purchased at the box office, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett, by phone at 425-392-2202, or online at VillageTheatre.org.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Season 64 continues with “Elf: The Musical,” through Dec. 18 at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. More at edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org. Based on the modern (2003) classic Christmas movie starring Will Ferrell, the play shows at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For ticket availability, call 425-774-9600.

Josephine Wilson as Olivia and Rachael Hassler as Maria in the Snohomish High School Theatre Club’s performance of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

Josephine Wilson as Olivia and Rachael Hassler as Maria in the Snohomish High School Theatre Club’s performance of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

Snohomish High School Theatre Club: The club will present Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” This is an abridged version with modern narration. Performances will be 7 p.m. Dec 2, 3, 9 and 10 and 1 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10, at the high school, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish.. Tickets are $13 general admission and $10 for students, seniors, children and veterans. Fore moire, go to www.showtix4u.com/events/shstheatre.

Phoenix Theatre: The 2022-23 season will continue with “Dashing Through the Snow,” Nov. 25-Dec. 18. The show is a madcap comedy set at the Snowflake Inn in Tinsel, Texas, where the innkeeper is frantically trying to prepare for the holidays while dealing with a mixed bag of challenging guests and employees who leave comedic chaos in their wake. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $20-$25. The theater is located at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. More at www.tptedmonds.org.

COMEDY

The Dope Show: Comedians perform two sets, one while straight, the other while baked. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-dopeshow22.

Whitney Cummings: The stand-up comedian is slated to do a show 8 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Tickets are $55-$65. More at www.tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/OrcaBallroom.

VISUAL ARTS

Northwest Collage Society: The society’s art show is ongoing at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo, through Jan. 25. An artist reception is planned for 5-7 p.m. Nov. 17. For more, go to www.nwcollagesociety.org.

Arts of Snohomish: The featured artists for November are wildlife photographers Bill and Nancy Dewey. An artist reception is scheduled for 2 p.m. Nov. 19. The gallery, 1024 First St., Suite 104, Snohomish, is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Lynnwood Convention Center: The center’s new exhibit features 57 pieces by Snohomish County artists. More at www.eventcreate.com/e/meet-the-artists.

Cascadia Art Museum: “George Tsutakawa: Early Works on Paper” focuses on the important sculptor’s production of blockprints, watercolors and works on paper beginning in the 1920s and continuing throughout his career. Drawn from the Tsutakawa estate, most of the works have never before been seen by the public. The exhibit runs from Dec. 1 to March 26. The museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at www.cascadiaartmuseum.org.

Gallery at Graphite: Studio artists at the new Graphite Arts Center in Edmonds will have their first group show, through Jan. 7 at 202 Main St., Edmonds. Featured will be work by 10 artists in mediums such as photography, charcoal, acrylic, oil, watercolor and ceramics. More at graphite-edmonds.org.

Schack Art Center: Events include Holiday Exhibition: Featuring the Northwest Pastel Society, Nov. 27-Jan. 7. The center is located at 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. More at www.schack.org.

FILM

”The General”: The immortal Buster Keaton’s immortal classic, with pipe organ accompaniment. 3 p.m. Nov. 27, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$20.

“The Phantom of the Opera”: Lon Chaney is the definitive Phantom in this 1925 silent, with pipe organ. 3 p.m. Dec. 11, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$20. Fun fact: Lon Chaney performed a vaudeville act at the Everett Theatre on Nov. 4, 1911.

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