Theater, dance and opera around the region


Phoenix Theatre: The comedy theater is at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; 206-533-2000 or See “I’m Herbert and Other Short Plays,” directed by Molly Brusewitz, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26-28. Tickets range from $12 to $19. The production involves three stories about love at different ages: the newlyweds in “Here We Are” by Dorothy Parker, the elderly couple in “I’m Herbert” by Robert Anderson and two women in love with the same man in “Overtones” by Alice Gerstenberg. Tickets for the Phoenix 2016-17 season also are available now. The coming shows include “Moon Over Buffalo” and “Crossing Delancey.”

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; or 425-774-9600, option 3. Tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now. The thriller “Wait Until Dark” opens the season from Sept. 16-Oct. 2.

“The 39 Steps”: Driftwood alumni are performing in this Lamplight Productions’ piece Sept. 1 through 11 at the Bathouse Theater at Green lake in Seattle. The suspenseful romantic comedy is based on a Hitchcock movie and stars Jason Gingold, Molly Hall, Terry Boyd and Cindy Giese French, who all play dozens of characters. More at

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600 or See the Village website for the 2016-17 season line up of Village shows, including “Pump Boys &Dinettes,” “Singin’ in the Rain,” “The 39 Steps,” “A Proper Place” and “Dreamgirls.”

Anderlin Arts: Performances are at the Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California, Everett; “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” the musical comedy, plays Sept. 15-24.

“Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”: The off-Broadway comedy is a one-man fusion of theater and stand-up comedy based on the best selling book by John Gray. See it at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Call 425-258-6766 for ticket information.

Red Curtain: Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts, a nonprofit arts education organization, plans to open a new arts center in Marysville on Oct. 1, also the date of a fundraising event. To learn about volunteering, call 360-322-7402. For more information, go to The 2016-17 season at the Red Curtain Community Arts Center features “Arsenic and Old Lace” opening on Oct. 21, as well as “The Fantasticks,” “You Can’t Take It With You,” “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians,” “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “Noises Off!”

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