Stage calendar


Snohomish and Island counties

“The Cemetery Club”: Whidbey Playhouse presents story of three golden girls, through Sept. 25. 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; 360-679-2237,

“Footloose”: Village Theatre’s Kidstage SummerStock performs adaptation of the movie, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 15, $9, $7 students and seniors. Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600.

“Opal’s Baby”: Edge of the World Theatre premieres John Patrick’s comedy about the further adventures of Opal Kronkie, bag lady and philosopher extraorinaire, who lives in a shack at the edge of the city dump. 8 p.m. Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 4 at 9667 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. $17-$20. 206-542-7529.

Seattle and beyond

EDGE Improv: The Playhouse presents live improv performances, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Sept. 4, $10, $8 students and seniors. 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island; 206-842-8569.

“Getting Out”: Theater Schmeater presents play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning writer Marsha Norman, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Aug. 21, $15 Fridays and Saturdays, pay what you can on Thursdays. 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle; 206-324-5801.

“Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui”: Bertolt Brecht’s story of early 1930’s Chicago and gangsters, 7:30 p.m., through Aug. 22, $15 to $18. Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave., Seattle; 206-388-0500.

Seattle Children’s Drama School: The drama school students perform nine short plays for summer season, through Aug. 28, $6 to $11. Charlotte Martin &Eve Alvord Theatres, Seattle Center; 206-441-3322.

“The Twilight Zone”: Theater Schmeater presents Rod Serling’s adaptation of the classic television series, 11 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through Aug. 21, $10. 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle; 206-325-6500,

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

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, $99 Saturdays. 206-805-0015.


Seattle and beyond

The Skagit Opera Chorus needs singers for its second season productions: Gilbert &Sullivan’s “Mikado,” men needed; rehearsals start Aug. 9 for October performances. Handel’s “Messiah,” men and women needed for December performances. Mozart’s “Magic Flute” (in English), 16-member men’s chorus and a smaller women’s chorus needed for four performances in March. Call Ron Wohl at 360-391-3389 or email Also, classically trained singers needed for principal auditions for “The Magic Flute.”

Volunteers needed in production and box office at Civic Light Opera. 206-363-4807.


Seattle and beyond

Kick &Freehold, Dance Art Group: 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8, free, Freehold’s East Hall Theater, 1525 10th Ave., Seattle; 206-328-2506.


“Lohengrin”: A Seattle Opera production through Aug. 21 at McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Sung in German with English captions. $47-$123, 206-389-7676, 800-426-1619,

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