Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at Emory’s on Silver Lake on Jan. 12 for Everett Comedy Night. (YouTube)
                                Kermit Apio will perform stand-up at the Best of Seattle Comedy Competition in Everett on Aug. 17. (YouTube)

Kermet Apio will perform stand-up at Emory’s on Silver Lake on Jan. 12 for Everett Comedy Night. (YouTube) Kermit Apio will perform stand-up at the Best of Seattle Comedy Competition in Everett on Aug. 17. (YouTube)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; www.villagetheatre.org/everett. The 1950 Broadway hit based on short stories by Damon Runyon,“Guys & Dolls,” is showing Jan. 3-Feb. 2. The musical won five Tony Awards and was turned into a film in 1955. Tickets are $45-$85.

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. In “A Funny Thing Happened…,” showing Jan. 17 to Feb. 2, Don and Karla experience a unique and volatile bond in the hospital room where their mothers are being treated for cancer. General admission is $20 and $17 for students, seniors and the military.

Phoenix Theatre: 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000; www.tptedmonds.org. ​Staging Feb. 7 to March 1 is the off-Broadway show “Wonder of the World.” A firm believer in fate, Cass leaves her husband and boards a bus to Niagara Falls, where she checks items off her list of “things to do in life.” Tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors, students, military.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org; 425-774-9600. “Pride and Prejudice,” showing Feb. 14 to March 1, is a new and fast-paced adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic 1813 novel about the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth Bennet, the daughter of a country gentleman, and Fitzwilliam Darcy, a rich aristocratic landowner. Tickets are $28 adults and $25 for seniors, juniors and military.

YOUTH THEATER

Kamiak High School: “She Kills Monsters” is staging 7 p.m. on Jan. 10-11 and 17-18 at Kamiak High School’s Performing Arts Center, 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. Agnes Evans is dealing with the untimely death of her teenage sister, Tilly. Agnes learns more about her sister upon entering the fantasy game of Dungeons & Dragons. Tickets, sold at the door, are $10 adults and $5 students and seniors. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

“Call of the Wild”: Jack London’s classic tale comes to life on stage Jan. 30 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The Theatre Heroes production combines performance and storytelling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie. Show starts at 10 a.m. Tickets are $9. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

COMEDY

Black Box Theatre: “The Tribe Has Spoken” is returning for its fifth season at Edmonds Community College. Inspired by the hit reality TV show “Survivor,” the show is the ultimate game of skill and wit, all improvised from audience suggestions. It will be performed at 8:35 p.m. Saturdays from Jan. 11 to Feb. 15. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Tickets are $11 in advance, $13 at the door, $9 senior/student and available at 425-640-1448 or blackboxedcc.org.

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. No cover. On Jan. 13 the headliner is Luke Severeid. All ages. Sign up at 7:15 p.m.; show is at 8:30 p.m. Find Comedy Garage on Facebook for more information.

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. On Jan. 12, the headliner is Kermet Apio. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Find Everett Comedy Night on Facebook for more information.

Chuckles on the Pilchuck: Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish, hosts a third-Tuesday monthly comedy show. The headliner for the Jan. 14 show 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.

Chad Prather: The comedian, armchair philosopher, musician and observational humorist will perform 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Prather is often referred to as a modern-day Will Rogers. Tickets are $20-$35. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Email information for this calendar with the subject “Stage” to features@heraldnet.com.

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