Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" fame will perform improv in "Stream of Consciousness" via Zoom on Oct. 18, 24 and 30. The live-stream show is presented by the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Jonas Public Relations)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

The listings include Historic Everett Theatre, Edmonds Center for the Arts and Thumbnail Theater shows.

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Events may be canceled or postponed. Check with each venue for the latest information.


“Teacakes & Tarot”: The Island Shakespeare Festival presents “Teacakes & Tarot” 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 with Will Wilhelm and Sara Bruner via Zoom. Wilhelm and Bruner will lead a bite-sized interactive virtual session that investigates the intersections of Tarot, gender and Shakespeare’s canon. Featured in the Dec. 10 show is Bill Rauch. Pay-what-you-will donations are accepted. Register for the show at

“A Miracle on 34th Street”: The Red Curtain Theatre production will be live-streamed via Zoom at 7 p.m. Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 18-19. In this modern retelling of “A Miracle on 34th Street,” theater friends get together online to read their favorite holiday story during the 2020 pandemic. Jessie’s father has been hospitalized, and she has asked her friends to help tell the story to her 10-year-old daughter to help cheer her up. Actors perform their roles remotely in the readers-theater style. Tickets are $15 or $40 per family. You will recieve a Zoom link for the show with registration. Call 360-322-7402 or go to

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; The 2020-2021 season includes: “Mama Mia!,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Deathtrap,” “Making Tracks” and “Ain’t Misbehavin’.” Season tickets for all five shows are $130-$390.

Phoenix Theatre: 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000; ​Phoenix Theatre’s 2020-2021 season includes “The Miser,” “Inspecting Carol,” “37 Postcards,” “Mama Won’t Fly” and “Skin Flick.” Season tickets for all five performances are $110 for adults and $98 for seniors, students and military.

Red Curtain: The Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Suite J, Marysville (in the Goodwill shopping center, behind the Everett Community College cosmetology school); 360-322-7402; Red Curtain’s 2020-2021 season includes “And Then There Were None,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “She Kills Monsters,” “As You Like It,” “The Rememberer,” “Into the Woods” and “Legendary Tales: Heroes and Monsters.” Season tickets for all seven shows are $125 for adults or $105 for seniors, students and military.


Emerald Ballet Theatre: It wouldn’t be the holidays without a performance of “The Nutcracker.” Enjoy Emerald Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker” in the comfort of you own home. The Northshore Performing Arts Foundation in Bothell presents the 2019 recording by Final Take Productions. The ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” is available Dec. 11-13 via The show — which kicks off 7 p.m. Dec. 11 — is free, but donations are appreciated. You’re encouraged to host watch parties for the ballet. Go to for more information.

Whidbey Island Dance Theatre: The dance company’s filmed production of “The Nutcracker” is screening at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Blue Fox Drive-In Theater, 1403 N. Monroe Landing Road, Oak Harbor. Tickets $40 per carload in advance if purchased online; or $15 for adults, $10 for students and $50 per carload at the box office. Can’t take the ferry to the Blue Fox Drive-In in Oak Harbor? Stream the film from the comfort of your own home Dec. 11 through Jan. 5. Cost is $15 to rent or $20 to buy. The video can be viewed for up to 72 hours after rental purchase. DVDs will also be available for $35. Call 360-341-2221 or go to for more information.


“Stream of Consciousness:” Improv legends and “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” veterans Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood will deliver their indelible humor in a live-stream improv show via Zoom. Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett presents “Stream of Consciousness” at 5 p.m. Dec. 13 and Dec. 19. Tickets are $35. Number of passes are limited. A Zoom link will be emailed to you with event registration. Go to for more information.

Everett Comedy Night: Everett comedian Cory Michaelis hosts a second-Sunday monthly comedy night. The headliner for the virtual Dec. 13 show is Drew Barth. Tickets are $10-$15. All ages. The Zoom event is 8 to 9:30 p.m. and features touring and local comedians. Find Everett Comedy Night on Facebook for more information. You will be emailed a Zoom link two hours before the show with registration.

“HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis”: Improvisational comedian Colin Mochrie and hypnotist Asad Mecci will perform 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N., Edmonds. Volunteers from the audience will be put under hypnosis by Mecci, their inhibitions evaporated and their minds no longer their own. Then, Mochrie, a “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” star, takes the stage with the volunteers to perform an improv show like no other. Tickets are $24-$59. More at

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