Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

Painter Mark Rothko, seen here in 1965, is the subject of a play opening Feb. 7 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. (Associated Press file)

Painter Mark Rothko, seen here in 1965, is the subject of a play opening Feb. 7 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. (Associated Press file)

THEATER

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.

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: “RED,” based on the life of painter Mark Rothko, will be staged Feb. 7-22 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley.The production is directed by Vito Zingarelli, and features Andrew Grenier as Rothko. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets on Fridays and Saturdays are $24 general admission, $22 for seniors and those 18 and under. General admission on Sundays is $17 with no charge for those 18 and under. Call 360-221-8262 or go to www.WICAonline.org.

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.

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; www.villagetheatre.org/everett. Tickets are $45-$85. Feb. 28 to March 22, “She Loves Me,” a musical romance that inspired the hit film “You’ve Got Mail.” Perfumery shop clerks Amalia and Georg have never quite seen eye to eye, but what they don’t know is that they have already fallen in love – through a “lonely hearts advertisement.”

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 Feb. 28-March 15, Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” A carefree young man has created a fictional brother, giving him the freedom to live and love unfettered. Imagine his chagrin when the brother appears. Tickets are $10-$20.

Red Curtain: Auditions are scheduled for roles in an upcoming production of “The Rememberer” by Steven Dietz. The play will be staged April 10-26. Auditions are from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 at the Hibulb Cultural Center, 6410 23rd Ave. NE, in Tulalip. Appointments are not necessary. Auditions will be held Feb. 11-12 at the Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave. #J in Marysville, with appointments from 6 to 9 p.m. More information at redcurtainfoundation.org/auditions.

COMEDY

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 Feb. 10 Luke Severeid is the headliner. 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. The headliner on Feb. 9 is Adam Pasi. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Find Everett Comedy Night on Facebook for more information.

Black Box Theatre: “The Tribe Has Spoken” is returning for its fifth season at Edmonds Community College. Inspired by the 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 through 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.

Chuckles on the Pilchuck: Collector’s Choice Restaurant, 215 Cypress Ave., Snohomish, hosts a third-Tuesday monthly comedy show showcasing the talents of Northwest comedians. The headliner on Feb. 18 is Bo Johnson. No cover. Must be at least 21. The show starts at 8 p.m. Find Chuckles on the Pilchuck on Facebook for more information.

Crackpot Comedy: Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater hosts Crackpot Comedy at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29 at the theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Family-friendly sketch and improvisational comedy. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

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

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