Phoenix Theatre: 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000; www.tptedmonds.org. A recently married man tells a tiny lie to cover an innocent, but embarrassing, indiscretion in “Ladies Man,” showing through Oct. 20. From that single untruth tumbles a cascade of deceptions, misunderstandings and mistaken identities. Tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors, students, 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. Staging Oct. 18 to Nov. 3, with “Dark of the Moon” an Appalachian folk tale comes to the stage, telling the story of John the Witch Boy and his love for Barbara Allen. Tickets are $20 general, $17 seniors, students, military.
“Black Beauty”: 201 Thomas St., Seattle; 206-441-3322; www.sct.org. Mukilteo’s own Keagan Estes stars in Seattle Children’s Theatre’s production, showing through Oct. 27. Based on the beloved children’s book by Anna Sewell, the play tells the life story of a beautiful horse, from his days as carefree colt, and as a workhorse in the busy streets of London, before his graceful retirement in a country pasture.
Everett Comedy Night: Emory’s on Silver Lake, 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett, hosts a second-Sunday monthly comedy night. Tickets are $10. All ages. The evening begins at 8:30 p.m. and features touring and local comedians. Steve Gillespie headlines on Oct. 13. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Find Everett Comedy Night on Facebook for more information.
Comedy Garage: A weekly comedy showcase and open mic held Mondays at Tony V’s Garage, 1716 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Features regional comedians working out their longer sets and local amateurs trying new material. On Oct. 14, Maxi Witrak headlines. No cover. All ages. Sign up at 7:15 p.m.; show is at 8:30 p.m. Find Comedy Garage on Facebook for more information.
Chuckles on the Pilchuck: Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish, hosts a third-Tuesday monthly comedy show. On Oct. 15, the headliner is Monica Nevi. No cover. Must be at least 21. The show starts at 8 p.m. and showcases the talents of Northwest comedians. Find Chuckles on the Pilchuck on Facebook for more information.
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