Kendra Kassebaum (Agnes) and Peter Saide (Michael) star in Village Theatre’s “I Do! I Do!” — a musical about marriage. The show is playing in Everett through March 24. (Mark Kitaoka)

Kendra Kassebaum (Agnes) and Peter Saide (Michael) star in Village Theatre’s “I Do! I Do!” — a musical about marriage. The show is playing in Everett through March 24. (Mark Kitaoka)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County


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; “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” is staging through March 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 “I Do! I Do!” is showing through March 24. This Broadway classic about marriage chronicles Michael and Agnes’ 50 years of life and love together. Tickets are $29-$69.

Phoenix Theatre: Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Call 206-533-2000 or go to“Ripcord” shows March 29-April 20. Marilyn and Abby couldn’t be more different — and they’re forced to share a room at a retirement home. The adversaries try to out-prank each other in a wager over who will move out and who gets the bed by the window. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for students, seniors, military.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; or 425-774-9600. See “The Addams Family,” a musical based on Charles Addams’ macabre family, April 12-May 5. It’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday has fallen in love with a “normal” man and wants Gomez to keep it a secret from wife Morticia. Tickets are $28 general, $25 youth, senior, military.


Ludus Performing Arts: Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St., Everett; 425-239-6627; 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, 2p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10-$13.

Village Kidstage: Cope Gillette Theatre, 2730 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600 or Come on a fantasy ride to a world of pure imagination as Roald Dahl’s world-famous candy man embarks on his quest to find an heir. “Willy Wonka Jr.,” staging April 5-21, features songs from the classic film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” — including “The Candy Man” and “Pure Imagination.” Shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $17 for adults or $14 for youth and seniors.


Reflections School of Dance: The seventh annual Student Showcase will be 3 to 4 p.m. March 23 at the Tri-Way Grange, 3509 Seattle Hill Road, Bothell. Doors open at 2:45 p.m. Dancing and singing by students ages 8-16. Suggested $5 donation. Call 425-338-9056 or go to

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


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 March 18 with Levi Manis. No cover. All ages. Sign up at 7:15 p.m.; show is at 8 p.m.

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

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 April 14.

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