Stage calendar

Dance

Seattle

Mark Morris Dance Group: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21 through 23, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St.; $37 to $75; 877-784-4849; www.stgpresents.org.

Theater

Snohomish, Island counties

“Enter Laughing”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through May 23, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; $12 and $15; 425-258-6766, www.everetttheatre.org; 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com.

“The Gypsy King”: 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. and some 7 p.m. Sundays through May 23, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; $17 to $52; 425-257-8600, 888-257-3722; www.villagetheatre.org.

“My Emperor’s New Clothes”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through May 23, Sky Valley Education Center, 17072 Tye St., Monroe; $14 and $16 single tickets, $50 family 4-pack; 360-863-1663; www.skyperformingarts.com.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through May 22, plus 2 p.m. May 16, Black Box Theatre, Mukilteo Hall, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $8 and $12; 425-640-1448; www.theatreedmonds.org.

Whidbey Children’s Theater 2010-2011 season opening event: 4:30 p.m. May 16, 222 Anthes Ave., Langley; suggested donation $15 per person, $25 per couple; RSVP required at 360-221-8707; www.wctonline.com.

The Women Playwrights Festival: 4 p.m. May 16, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley; $5; 360-221-8268, 800-638-7631; www.wicaonline.com.

Skagit County

“Oklahoma!”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, May 14 through 22, but 2 p.m. only May 16, McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way, Mount Vernon; $20, with discounts for students and seniors; 360-416-7727 ext. 2; www.mcintyrehall.org.

Skagit River Poetry Festival: 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 2 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20 through 22, various La Conner venues, see www.skagitriverpoetry.org for locations; various events $12 and up, but workshops $52 each; features readings, films, story telling, singing; 360-422-6033.

“Taffeta Memories”: 6:30 p.m. doors, Fridays and Saturdays through May 22, Old Town Grainery, 100 E. Montgomery, Mount Vernon; dessert and show $20, dinner and show $40; reservations at 360-336-3012; www.riverbelledinnertheatre.com.

Seattle

“The Brementown Musicians”: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through May 16, Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St.; $15 to $34; 206-441-3322; www.sct.org.

“Charley’s Aunt”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, May 14 through June 12, Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St.; $27 to $35; 206-781-9707; www.taproottheatre.org.

Cirque Dreams “Illumination”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 20 through 23, Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave.; $30 to $50; 877-784-4849; www.stgpresents.org.

“Ensler’s ‘Vagina Monologues’”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through May 16, Stone Soup Theatre, 4035 Stone Way N.; $13 to $20; 206-633-1883, www.stonesouptheatre.org; 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com.

“The Lost Folio”: 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through May 21, Historic University Theater, 5510 University Way NE; $10; 800-838-3006; www.wingitpresents.com/tickets.

Original one-act play festival: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through May 23, Stone Soup Theatre, 4029 Stone Way N.; $13 and $15; 800-838-3006; www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Pork Fiction”: 8 p.m. May 14 and 15, Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S.; $9 and $11 advance, $12 and $14 at door; 206-365-0282; www.porkfilled.com.

“The Thin Place”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, May 14 through June 13, Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St.; $25 and up; 206-269-1900; www.intiman.org.

billboard

Snohomish, Island counties

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE: Most camps at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; details at www.villagetheatre.org/kidstage.shtml. Half- and full-day camps available, June 14 through Aug. 6; for ages 4 to 18; $115 to $250 per week, per camper; fundamental and musical stage productions and skills; 425-257-6371; www.villagetheatre.org.

Seattle

“Dance This” hip-hop auditions: Sign-in at 5:30 p.m., audition 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 15, Westlake Dance Center, 10701 Eighth Ave. NE, or sign-in 5:45 p.m., audition 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. May 17, Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave.; for ages 14 to 22; register at 206-315-8009, or e-mail your name, age, dance school, e-mail address and phone number to LizY@stgpresents.org.

Those chosen must be available to perform from May 28 through July 10.

Stone Soup Theatre: Performance and improvisation camps for ages 3 to 20, 9 a.m. to noon or 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 28 through Aug. 27, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.; Seward Park Ampitheater, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Stone Soup DownStage, 4029 Stone Way N.; $160 to $420, one- and two-week options; themes include “Where the Wild Things Are,” “Lion, Witch, Wardrobe” and others; register at 206-633-1883; www.stonesouptheatre.com/summerprograms.

Talk to us

More in Life

This image provided by Higgins Design Studio shows an open Murphy bed. (Mentis Photography/Higgins Design Studio via AP)
Pandemic-era design solution from the past: the Murphy bed

The beds that emerge from a wall to instantly transform a living room into a bedroom date from more than a century ago.

R.J. Whitlow, co-owner of 5 Rights Brewery, has recently expanded to the neighboring shop, formerly Carr's Hardware. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
County craft breweries’ past lives: hardware store, jail

Most breweries in Snohomish County operate in spaces that formerly housed something far different — from boat builders to banks.

Red apples with leaves isolated over white background. Gala apple. Top view
Everything you never wanted to know about fruit tree pollination

If your trees are blooming and not setting fruit, the most likely culprit is poor pollination.

Cryptomeria japonica “Sekkan-sugi”
Great Plant Pick: Cryptomeria japonica “Sekkan-sugi”

If you love golden foliage, the golden Japanese cedar is for you. When planted against a dark green backdrop, it shines like a beacon.

Moving eyes add interest to an antique clock. This blinking-owl clock sold for $1,900 at a Morford's auction in 2021.
These antique clocks have shifty eyes that move with time

More modern moving-eye clocks include the Kit-Cat clock, a fixture in nurseries since 1932.

Heroes.jpg: Characters in the fantasy world in “She Kills Monsters” at Red Curtain Arts Center, running Jan. 28-Feb. 13, include (front row) Erin Smith as Lilith, Katelynn Carlson as Kaliope; (middle row) Marina Pierce as Tillius, Lucy Johnson as Agnes; (back row) Daniel Hanlon as Orcus.
Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

Dungeons & Dragons collides with reality in “She Kills Monsters” at Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville.

Caption: Stay-at-home parents work up to 126 hours a week. Their labor is valuable even without a paycheck.
A mother’s time is not ‘free’ — and they put in 126-hour workweeks

If you were to pay a stay-at-home mom or dad for their time, it would cost nearly $200,000 a year.

Linda Miller Nicholson from Fall City, Washington, holds up rainbow pasta she just made in the commercial kitchen at her Fall City home, Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021.  The rainbow wall behind her is in her backyard. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle TImes/TNS)
This King County woman’s rainbow pasta signals her values

Linda Miller Nicholson sculpts colorful noodles that reflect her personality and pro-LGBTQ+ pride.

CloZee performs during the second day of Summer Meltdown on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 in Darrington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The psychedelic fest Summer Meltdown is back — and in Monroe

The music and camping event is on for July 28-31, with a new venue along the Skykomish River.

Most Read