Stage Calendar


Skagit County

“Les Contes d’Hoffmann”: 1 p.m. Dec. 27, Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon; $15 to $22; 360-336-8955;


A Contemporary Theatre shows: 700 Union St., Seattle; 206-292-7676;

“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 27; $27 and up.

“Sister’s Christmas Catechism,” 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 3; $30 and $35.

“Black Nativity”: 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 through 30, Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle; $15 to $45 adult, $15 youth; 206-269-1900;

“It’s A Wonderful Life — A Live Radio Play”: 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 26, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30, Stage One Theatre, North Seattle Community College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle; $26 to $33; 206-781-9707;

“Peter Pan”: 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 10, plus 2 p.m. Dec. 28 through 30, Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; $18 to $42; 206-441-3322;

“The Radio City Christmas Spectacular”: Various times, all days except Mondays through Jan. 3, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; $25 to $75; 206-292-2787;;

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol”: 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday through Dec. 30, Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle; $20 to $33; no show Dec. 25; 206-781-9707;

Teatro Zinzanni dinner theater: 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 31, 222 Mercer St., Seattle; $79 to $105 ages 12 and under, $97 to $128 students and seniors; $265 to $350 for Dec. 31, otherwise $114 to $165; 206-802-0015;

“Twelfth Night”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26, 2 p.m. Dec. 27, Center House Theatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $22 to $36; 206-733-8222;

“White Christmas”: 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday through Dec. 30, 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle; $22.50 to $103.50; 206-625-1900, 888-584-4849;


Kids’ holiday break theater camps: All at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; “The Business of Show Business,” for eighth- to 12th-grade students, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 28; $75; “Ensemble Audition Prep,” for fourth- through eighth-grade students, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30; $125; registration required; forms at and details at 425-257-6371; space to sign up may still be available on Dec. 28, call to inquire.

“Shakespeare’s Fools” clowning theater camp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 15 through 19 at Teatro Zinzanni’s tent, 222 Mercer St., Seattle; designed for ages 8 to 16; register now, $350 per student; 206-733-8228, ext. 212, 206-816-6491;,

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