Stage Calendar

Snohomish and Island counties

Crazy Moose Casino: 22003 66th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-672-4770. Comedy show, 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, free.

Hawkeyes Pub &Grill: 1002 Vernon Road, Lake Stevens; 425-335-4359. Comedy show, 9 p.m. first Saturday of each month, free; Ron Stubbs Comedy Hypnosis Show, 9 p.m. third Saturday of each month.

Holiday theater

Seattle and beyond

“A Radioland Christmas”: Taproot Theatre Company presents the premiere of Lauri Evans Deason’s Christmas story, through Dec. 30, $19 to $29. 204 N. 85th St., Seattle; 206-781-9707.

Christmas Bursts Into Beauty: A dramatic recreation of the first Christmas, 6, 8 and 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24. Washington Cathedral, 12300 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE, Woodinville; 425-869-5433.

“A Christmas Carol”: ACT Theatre, through Dec. 26, $14 to $36. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle ; 206-292-7676, www.acttheatre.org.

Deja Vu Xmas: Crepe de Paris Cabarets Christmas offering from Bob De Dea, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show, through Dec. 30, reservations required. Rainier Square, Seattle; 206-623-4111.

“Red Ranger Came Calling”: Book-It Repertory Theatre presents this holiday musical, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 26, $7 ages 12 and younger. Seattle Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-216-0833, www.book-it-org.

“Smorgaspork: The Best of Ham For the Holidays”: Tongueinchic Productions holiday comedy, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sundays, through Dec. 26, $22 Fridays and Saturdays, $20 all other performances. Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; 206-325-6500, www.ticketwindowonline.com.

“Tale of Two Cities” and “Twelfth Night for Thomas”: Entropy Academy presents a medieval English Christmas tale with carols, 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29, 2 p.m. Dec. 30, $3, $10 per family. Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville.

Nutcracker

Seattle and beyond

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Performances through Dec. 28, $19 to $96, McCaw Hall, Seattle; 206-292-2787, www.ticketmaster.com.

Theater

Snohomish and Island counties

“The Sky is Falling (or ‘The Tale of Henny Penny’)”: Last Leaf Productions presents this play for audiences ages 2 to 10 years, 4 p.m. Dec. 28. Granite Falls Library, 101 E. Pioneer, Granite Falls; www.geocities.com/lastleaf99.

Seattle and beyond

“Black Nativity: A Gospel Song Play”: through Dec. 26, $27 to $46. Intiman Playhouse, Seattle Center, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900, www.intiman.org.

“Late Night Catechism”: The Seattle Theatre Project presents a parody of life in Catholic school, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, plus 2 p.m. Sundays. A Contemporary Theatre’s special events room, overlooking Seattle Sheraton parking lot, 700 Union St., Seattle. Indefinite run. $24.50 Thursday, $29.50 Friday and Saturday, $24.50 Sunday. 206-292-7676.

Disney’s “The Lion King”: through Jan. 16. Broadway in Seattle series at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; 206-292-2787.

“Noises Off”: Michael Frayn’s backstage farce about a troupe of has-been actors trying to put on a British sex farce is a hilarious look at life in the theater, through Jan. 15. Seattle Repertory Theatre, Bagley Wright Theatre, Seattle Center; www.seattlerep.org, 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285.

“The Secret Garden”: A stage adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s bookthrough Jan. 8. Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Center; www.sct.org, 206-441-4488.

Teatro ZinZanni/”Dinner &Dreams”: Second anniversary show with original cast, through May 2005. An original show combining European cirque, cabaret, live music and a five-course feast. Teatro ZinZanni, 2301 Sixth, Seattle. $89 weekdays and Sunday, $109 Fridays and Saturdays. 206-805-0015. www.zinzanni.org.

Snohomish and Island counties

Call for artists: The Downtown Merchants Association of Edmonds hosts a monthly art walk and is currently accepting submissions from artists in all media, including street musicians. Prepare bio, technical details, five color copies or photos and contact info. Submit to Kindred Circle Art Gallery, Attn: Art Walk, 409 Main St., Edmonds WA 98020. For prospectus, call 425-776-3778.

Call for artists: The Mukilteo Farmers Market is seeking artists and crafters to sell original works, beginning in April. Farmers and prepared food vendors are also being sought. For information, call 425-750-6945.

Call for plays and directors: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts is seeking plays and directors for its 2005-2006 season. For information, call 360-221-8262 or visit www.wicaonline.com.

The Overtones, a new Everett Community Choir, is seeking members ages 10 years and older to join. There are no auditions and the ability to read music is not required. For information, call 425-257-8300.

Performing and literary arts scholarships are available from the Edmonds Arts Commission. Deadline is 5 p.m. March 1. For information, call 425-771-0228 or email chapin@ci.edmonds.wa.us.

Seeking new members for The Artist Gallery of Whidbey Island, a working cooperative, for one year. For information, call 360-221-7721, 360-331-8939.

Seattle and beyond

Auditions for the School of American Ballet: Auditions will be held at Pacific Northwest Ballet for the School’s 2005 Summer Course, 2 to 3:30 p.m. for ages 12 to 14, 3:30 to 5 p.m. for ages 15 to 18, Jan. 30, $20 application fee. Girls must bring pointe shoes. For information, call 206-441-9411.

Bainbridge Performing Arts is holding auditions for “Kiss Me, Kate,” 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 4 and 5 at The Playhouse, 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island. For an appointment, call 206-842-8569.

Call for artists: The Seattle Erotic Art Festival is seeking entries for its juried art show in April. Video and performance art will also be considered. For information, visit www.seattleerotic.org.

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