Comedian Mike Baldwin headlines a special Valentine’s Day comedy show at the Historic Everett Theatre on Feb. 14. (YouTube)

Comedian Mike Baldwin headlines a special Valentine’s Day comedy show at the Historic Everett Theatre on Feb. 14. (YouTube)

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County


Phoenix Theatre: 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000; ​Staging through 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: 565 Camano Ave., Langley; 360-221-8262;“RED,” based on the life of painter Mark Rothko, is staging through Feb. 22. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets on Fridays and Saturdays are $24 general admission, $22 for seniors and youth. Tickets are $17 on Sunday, with no charge for youth.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds;; 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.

“Families”: St. John’s Episcoplayers present three one-act plays that explore family with humor: “Mom Cried Wolf,” “Extended Family” and “Super Bowl Party.” Performances are 2 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Musical interludes provided by the Bassett-Beede-Boswell Trio. Tickets are $10. Call 360-568-9412 or go to

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600; Showing Feb. 28 to March 22 is “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.” 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; 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.


“Once Upon a Mattress”: Arlington High School’s production will be performed 7 p.m. March 6-7 and March 13, as well as at 1 and 7 p.m. March 14 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. The musical comedy was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea.” Tickets are $8 for seniors and students and $10 for adults. Pick up your tickets at the door or order them online at

“The Adventures of Prince Achmed”: Musicians Miles & Karina perform their original score for the oldest existing animated feature film 11 a.m. March 14 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Made in 1926, “The Adventures of Prince Achmed,” tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks a prince into mounting a flying horse and sends him on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the magician’s plan and soars headlong into a series of wondrous adventures. Tickets are $10. More at


Hiplet Ballerinas

Hiplet is a fusion between classical pointe technique and hip-hop — plus a variety of other urban dance styles. A video of the dance style went viral on Instagram in 2016. The show is 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. There will be a pre-show talk from 6 to 6:40 p.m. Tickets are $19-$39. More at

Halau o Keikiali’i: See the Hawaiian show 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. This production unveils the history of Hawaii through hula, where the haunting chants, powerful dances and lingering melodies will evoke stories of prophecy, tragedy and, ultimately, the renewal of a culture once suppressed. Tickets $15-$42. Call 425-298-3449 or go to

Grafton Street Academy: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an “Irish Step Dance” show featuring students of the Grafton Street Academy at 2 p.m. March 15 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville. Tickets are $10. Call 360-363-8400 or go to for more information.

“The Sleeping Beauty”: Olympic Ballet Theatre performs Tchaikovsky’s ballet 2 p.m. March 28 and 5 p.m. March 29 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. He finished writing the score for the three-act ballet in 1889 and it was first performed in 1890. Tickets are $24-37. More at


Valentine’s Day with the Best of Seattle Comedy: Everett Comedy Night is hosting a special show for Valentine’s Day at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave, Everett. Headlining is Mike Baldwin, the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition. Tickets are $25. Call 425-258-6766 or go to 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

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. 17, J Lamar Jones 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.

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.

Edmonds Comedy Night: Nationally-recognized comics will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $30; Saturday VIP $60. Call 425-275-9595 or go to

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

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 March 8 has yet to be announced. To reserve a table, call 425-337-7772. Find Everett Comedy Night on Facebook for more information.

The Irish Comedy Tour: The Irish Comedy Tour features the stand-up of four comedians whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle — Detroit native Derek Richards; Boston-born Mike McCarthy; Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert; and from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland Derrick Keane. See the comedy show 7:30 p.m. March 20 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at

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