A family of failures wrangle over a will in Phoenix Theatre’s production of “It Could Be Any One Of Us,” staging through Feb. 24 in Edmonds. From left to right: Sydney Kaser, Susan Connors, Curt Simmons and James Lynch. (Eric Lewis)

A family of failures wrangle over a will in Phoenix Theatre’s production of “It Could Be Any One Of Us,” staging through Feb. 24 in Edmonds. From left to right: Sydney Kaser, Susan Connors, Curt Simmons and James Lynch. (Eric Lewis)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER

Phoenix Theatre: Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Call 206-533-2000 or go to www.tptedmonds.org. See “It Could Be Any One of Us” through Feb. 24. It’s a murder mystery with a number of surprises: The victim is not who it should be, the murderer’s identity changes overnight and the thrills are leavened with tongue-in-cheek humor. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12-25.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. See the play “Silent Sky” through Feb. 24, which dramatizes the life of American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt. Her story captures the essence of being female and a scientist during a time when it was considered paradoxical to be both. Shows are 8:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $28 general and $25 juniors, seniors, 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; redcurtainfoundation.org. “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” will be staged March 1-17. Five very different bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in a bedroom, hoping to escape the wedding reception of a bride that — they soon realize — none of them actually like. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 general and $15 students, seniors and military, $10 for children 12 and younger.

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org/everett. “I Do! I Do!” is showing March 1-24. This Broadway classic about marriage chronicles Michael and Agnes’ 50 years of life and love together. Tickets are $29-$69.

YOUTH THEATER

Sultan High School: Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka” is showing 7 p.m. Feb. 21-22, and 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Sultan High School, 13715 310th Ave. SE, Sultan. The musical combines elements of the Dahl’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and his 1971 screenplay “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Tickets are $10. Call 360-793-9860 for ticket sales and information.

Seattle Children’s Theatre: Mukilteo’s Kalia Estes, 13, stars in “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” showing through March 10. The play is inspired by Kate DiCamillo’s children’s book about a toy rabbit named Edward Tulane who experiences deep love and loss on a tumultuous 20-year journey. For ages 6 and up. The Seattle theater is at 201 Thomas St. Tickets start at $20. More at www.sct.org.

Village Kidstage: Cope Gillette Theatre, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600 or villagetheatre.org/everett/kidstage-everett.php. Aurora, Iris, Jamie, Bernie and Mallory are all teased at school for being different in “This is What They Tell Me,” presented March 9-10. When the kids are given an assignment to research historical figures, each are inspired to accept their own — and each other’s — differences. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16 for adults or $13 for youth and seniors.

Ludus Performing Arts: Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett; 425-239-6627; www.ludusperformingarts.org. Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. As the music soars, Pride Rock emerges from the mist. Disney’s “Lion King” returns to the youth theater March 15-23. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10-$13.

COMEDY

Irish Comedy Tour: Touring comedians will tear apart and validate all of the Irish myths and stereotypes 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $16-$35. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

Tony V’s Garage: Comedy Garage is a weekly comedy showcase and open mic at the garage, 1716 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Features regional comedians working out their longer sets and local amateurs trying new material. Next showcase is Feb. 25 with Nikita Oster. No cover. Sign up at 7:15 p.m.; show is at 8 p.m.

Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater: The Thumb hosts Crackpot Comedy Cavalcade 7:30 p.m. March 2 at the theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Family friendly sketch and improvisational comedy. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

Chad Prather: The comedian, armchair philosopher, musician and observational humorist will perform 7 p.m. March 2 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Prather is often referred to as a modern day Will Rogers. Tickets are $35-50. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

Everett Comedy Night: Emory’s on Silver Lake, 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett, hosts a second-Sunday monthly comedy night with Cory Michaelis. Tickets are $10. The evening begins at 8:30 p.m. and features touring and local comedians. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Next show is March 10.

A Night of Improv: Exit 192 Improv will perform improvisational comedy 8 p.m. March 22 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. This adults-only show is completely unscripted and inspired by suggestions from the audience. Tickets are $12. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.historiceveretttheatre.org.

DANCE

Olympic Ballet Theatre: The Edmonds-based ballet company will perform an evening of new works at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. The show is at 7 p.m. March 30 and will feature a variety of styles that showcases the ballet company’s versatility and expands its repertoire. Tickets are $24-38. More at www.olympicballet.com.

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