Stage calendar

  • Friday, March 25, 2011 12:01am
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Dance

Seattle

Pacific Northwest Ballet: “Contemporary 4” brings to the stage four modern dances. Through March 27 at McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets range from $27 to $165. “Pinnochio” is presented as part of the family matinee series. Final performance, 2 p.m. March 26. Tickets $25 to $67 or $22 to $60 for children. Go to the PNB box office or call 206-441-2424 or order online at www.pnb.org.

Alvin Ailey, American Dance Theater: Celebrate 50 years of “Revelations,” an American classic. A short film will be shown prior to “Revelations” at every performance, giving audiences the opportunity to learn about the inspiration, meaning and significance of this modern dance masterpiece. 8 p.m. March 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. March 27. The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle. Tickets $33 to $58. Call 888-5TH-4TIX or go to www.5thavenue.org.

Trisha Brown Dance Company: Contemporary dance from the group founded by Aberdeen, Wash., native Trisha Brown. Shows at 8 p.m. March 31 and April 1 an 2 at Meany Hall on the UW campus. Tickets are $20 to $41 through uwworldseries.org or 206-543-4880. Free talk before the show at 7:10 in the auditorium.

opera

“La Boheme”: by Giacomo Puccini. Lyric Opera Northwest presents the classic tale of tragedy. The performance features full costumes and orchestra. Several regional singers join the company to bring the story to life. March 27 at The Moore, 1932 2nd Ave., Seattle. Ticket run $28 to $38. Call 877-784-4849 or go to www.stgpresents.org. The opera is sung in Italian.

Theater

Snohomish and Island counties

“Sleuth”: This Agatha-Christie inspired murder-mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat with shows at 8 p.m.March 25 and 26, and 2 p.m. March 27 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Everett. Tickets are $19 to $54. Call 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722 or go to www.villagetheatre.org.

“Jitters”: Playwright David French was inspired to write this backstage comedy based on his own opening night mishaps. Shows at 8 p.m. March 25, April 1 and 8, and 3:30 p.m. March 27 and April 3 and 10 at NorthShore Senior Center Stage, 10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell. Tickets are $12 and $11 at www.BrownPaperTickets.com.

Skagit County

“Camelot”: This Lyric Light Opera musical relives the legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table against a backdrop of song including “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “The Simple Joys of Maidenhood,” and “Camelot.” Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays to March 27 at McIntyre Hall, 2501 E College Way, Mount Vernon. Tickets are $15 to $38. Call 360-416-7727 or go to www.mcintyrehall.org.

Seattle

“All My Sons”: Intiman Theatre uses the original text but sets this drama in Seattle’s Central District to explore a black family pursuing the American Dream in the 1940s. Opens March 25 and closes April 17 at Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. Prices range from $25 to $55. Call 206-269-1900 or go to www.intiman.org.

“Goin’ Steady: The Musical”: Wing-It Productions presented this unscripted 1950s rock n’ roll comedy about students at Buster Willowcrest High School where two kids from the opposite sides of the tracks fall in love; 8 p.m. March 31 to April 22 at Wing-It Productions, 5510 University Way NE. Tickets are $10 to $14. Call 206-352-8291 or go to www.wingitpresents.com.

“The King’s Proposal”: A PG-13, Monty Python-like musical about an evil king who tries to marry his daughter to an unwanted suitor, with forced cross-dressing, occasional sword fighting and a puppet scene; 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through April 10, at Seattle Musical Theatre, Magnuson Park Community Center Building, 7120 62nd Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets $20 to $30. Call 206-363-2809, or online, www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org.

“Billy Elliot the Musical”: Based on the story of a boy who yearns for his dream to come true: to be a ballet dancer, featuring music by Elton John. Shown at various times through April 3 at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets start at $25.50. Call 877-784-4849 or at stgpresents.org and tickets.com.

“Vanities”: A new musical produced by the 5th Avenue Theatre and performed at ACT Theatre that follows the life-defining moments of three women whose enduring friendship survives and spans from the ’60s to the ’80s. Shows are various times through May 1 in the Falls Theatre of ACT, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets are $10 to $55. Call 206-292-7676 or go to www.actttheatre.org.

BILLBOARD

“Hello Dolly”: The Kings Players are looking for ushers, ticket takers, concession and auction help for “Hello Dolly.” Call 425-442-6778 or email kings.players Second Annual Festival of Shorts is seeking submissions of unproduced short plays, centered on the theme of second chances. One submission per author. Reading will be blind. Submission deadline is April 1. Submit by snail mail or e-mail to: shortssubmissions@driftwoodplayers.com. For more information go to www.driftwoodplayers.com.

The 5th Avenue: is producing six of the seven shows in its new 2011-12 season and is holding auditions for principal and ensemble actors and singers. Those productions are “Saving Aimee,” “Cinderella,” “First Date,” “Oklahoma!,” “Damn Yankees” and “Rent. Auditions are noon to 5 p.m. March 29 to 31, and 3 to 8 p.m. April 1 in the 5th Avenue Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 1326 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule call 206-625-1418 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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