Seattle
Spotlight

​Live performances (and more) in the greater Seattle area


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FEBRUARY



“Battle of the Bards”
Feb. 18, Ghost Light Theatricals at Ballard Underground, 2220 N.W. Market St., Seattle; $15-$20 (ghostlighttheatricals.org).

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra
Feb. 18, Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island; $18-$21 (206-842-8569 or bainbridgeperformingarts.org).

“Suddenly Spring Pop-UP Art & Craft Sale”
Feb. 18, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge Island; free (206-842-4451 or biartmuseum.org).

Jacob Sartorius

Feb. 18, 5:30 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $28.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Symphony Tacoma: “Mini Maestros: Once Upon a String”
Feb. 18, 2:30 p.m., Schneebeck Hall, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma; $7-$10 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org).

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra: “Brubeck & Desmond: Inseparable”
Feb. 18, 2 p.m., Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; $15-$49 (425-893-9900 or kpcenter.org), Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., Edmonds; $10-$35 (425-275-9595 or edmondscenterforthearts.org).​

“Talley’s Folly”

Feb. 18-19, Key City Public Theatre, 419 Washington St., Port Townsend; $58 (360-385-5278 or keycitypublictheatre.org).

Jo Koy
Feb. 19, 7 p.m., ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent; $35-$45 (253-856-6777 or accessoshowarecenter.com).​

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $23-$30 (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

Densho: Day of Remembrance

Feb. 19, 2 p.m., Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center (800-838-3006 or densho.org).

Nancy Lord
Feb. 19, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Gogol Bordello
Feb. 20, 8 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $41 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Mat Kearney
Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle; $27.50-$32.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

David Barsamian
Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Karla Bonoff
Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $30-$40 (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

Samuel Harrington
Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or spl.org).

The NoSleep Podcast
Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $22.50 (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

The Moth Seattle "GrandSLAM"
Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle; $25 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

The Dollop
Feb. 22, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $28-$53.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Gimme Shelter with The Dusty 45s
Feb. 22, 7 p.m., Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $45-$75 (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

Norman G. Finkelstein
Feb. 22, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

“Valley of the Dolls”
Feb. 22-24, 8 p.m., Brown Derby Series  at Re-Bar, 1114 Howell St., Seattle; $22 (strangertickets.com).

Twisted Flicks: “The Mighty Peking Man”
Feb. 22-24, 8 p.m., Jet City Improv, 5510 University Way N.E., Seattle; $14-$17 (206-352-8291 or jetcityimprov.org).​​​

“You Can’t Take It with You”
Feb. 22-March 11, Sound Theatre Company at Center House Theatre, lower level, Seattle Center; $15-$25 (206-856-5520 or soundtheatrecompany.org).​​

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“Ague”
Ends Feb 18, 18th & Union, 1406 18th Ave., Seattle; $10-$20 (800-838-3006 or 18thandunion.org).

“Ain’t Misbehavin’”
Ends March 4, Seattle Musical Theatre, 7120 62nd Ave. N.E., Seattle; $20-$40 ( seattlemusicaltheatre.org).

“Angel Street”
Ends Feb. 25, Stageworks Northwest, 1433 Commerce Ave., Longview; $12-$15 (360-636-4488 or stageworksnorthwest.com).

“American Hwangap”
Ends Feb. 25, West of Lenin, 203 N. 36th St., Seattle; $18-$25 (800-838-3006 or westoflenin.com).

“Boeing, Boeing”
Ends Feb. 25, Bremerton Community Theatre, 599 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton; $9-$16 (800-863-1706 or bremertoncommunitytheatre.org).​

“Bury Me Under I-5”

Ends March 10, Theater at Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S., Seattle; $20 (800-838-3006 or theatreoffjackson.org).

“Camping with Henry and Tom”
Ends March 3, Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle; $7-$50 (206-781-9707 or taproottheatre.org).

“Church Basement Ladies”
Ends Feb. 25, Poulsbo Players at the Jewelbox Theatre, 225 Iverson St., Poulsbo; $15-$17 (360-697-3183 or jewelboxpoulsbo.org).

“The Cocktail Hour”

Ends Feb. 24, Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S. Third St., Renton; $17-$22 (425-226-5529 or rentoncivictheatre.org).

“Cotton Gin: An Improvised Puppet Show for Grown Ups”
Ends Feb. 24, Unexpected Productions at the Market Theatre, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle; $12-$15 (206-587-2414 or unexpectedproductions.org).​

“Death by Valentine”
Ends Feb. 18, Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma; $50 (253-272-2281 or tacomalittletheatre.com).

“The Gin Game”
Ends Feb. 25, Village Theatre, 303 Front St., N., Issaquah; $38-$72 (425-392-2202 or villagetheatre.org).​

“Hamilton”
Ends March 18, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; check for availability (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).​

“The Glass Menagerie”
Ends March 11, Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Tacoma; $20-$26 (253-588-0042 or lakewoodplayhouse.org).

“Happy Birthday, Wanda June”
Ends March 3, San Juan Community Theatre, 100 Second St., Friday Harbor; $11-$22 (360-378-3210 or sjctheatre.org).

* “Ibsen in Chicago”
Ends March 4, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Leo K. Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle; $16-$71 (206-443-2222 or seattlerep.org).

“Improv Happy Hour”
Ongoing, Unexpected Productions at the Market Theatre, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle; $10 (206-587-2414 or unexpectedproductions.org).​

"It’s Only a Play"
Ends March 4, Driftwood Playhouse, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen; $15 (360-533-2659 or aberdeendriftwood.com).​

“Jet City Improv”
Ongoing, 5510 University Way N.E., Seattle; $17-$18 (206-352-8291 or jetcityimprov.org).​​​​​

“The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559”
Ends March 4, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; $22-$39 (206-441-3322 or sct.org).​

“Junie B. Jones the Musical”
Ends March 18, SecondStory Repertory, 7325 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond; $12 (425-881-6777 or secondstoryrep.org).​​

“The Last 5 Years”
Ends March 10, ReAct Theatre at 12th Ave. Arts, 1620 12th Ave., Seattle;  $12-$20 (800-838-3006 or reacttheatre.org).​

“The Little Prince”
Ends March 4, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle; $22-$39 (206-441-3322 or sct.org).​​

Los Lobos
Ends Feb. 18, 8 p.m., Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle; $80-$95 (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

"Love, Chaos, and Dinner"
Ends April 29, Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway, Redmond; tickets start at $99 (206-802-0015 or zinzanni.com).

“The Maltese Falcon”
Ends April 8, Book-It Repertory Theatre at Cafe Nordo, 109 S. Main St., Seattle; $99 (206-216-0833 or book-it.org).​​

* “Mamma Mia!”
Ends Feb. 25, 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle; $41-$166 (206-625-1900 or 5thavenue.org).
“Maniac”
Ends Feb 24, 18th & Union, 1406 18th Ave., Seattle; $15-$25 (800-838-3006 or 18thandunion.org).

Mark Morris Dance Group “Sgt. Pepper at 50: Pepperland”
Ends Feb. 18, Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle; $42.50-$62.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

“More Fun Than Bowling”
Ends Feb. 25, Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds; $16-$24 (206-533-2000 or tptedmonds).

“My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra”
Ends Feb. 25, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma; $22-$31 (253-565-6867 or tmp.org).​

“Next to Normal”
Ends Feb. 25, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle; $18-$20 (800-838-3006 or twelfthnightproductions.org).​

“The Odd Couple”
Ends Feb. 18, Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay St., Port Orchard; $15-$18 (360-769-7469 or wwca.us).

“Oliver!”
Ends Feb. 18, ManeStage Theatre at Sumner Performing Arts Center, 1707 Main St., Sumner; $15-$25 (253-447-7645 or manestagetheatre.com).

"Pinocchio”
Ends March 10, Storybook Theater at various locations; $15 (425-820-1800 or storybooktheater.org).

“Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical”
Ends Feb. 18, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma; $12-$15 (253-565-6867 or tmp.org).

“The Producers”
Ends March 4, Whidbey Playhouse, 730 S.E. Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor; $20 (360-679-2237 or whidbeyplayhouse.com).

“Rapture, Blister, Burn”
Ends March 11, Burien Actors Theatre, 14501 Fourth Ave. S.W., Seattle; $10-$20 (206-242-5180 or burienactorstheatre.org).

“Rebel Without a Cause”
Ends Feb. 25, Evergreen Playhouse, 226 W. Center St., Centralia; $10-$12 (360-736-8628 or theevergreenplayhouse.com).

“Romeo + Juliet”
Ends April 29, Can Can Cabaret, 94 Pike St., Seattle; $45-$155 ( thecancan.com).

“Row Yr Boat (Achievement Unlocked)”
Ends March 3, Annex Theatre, 1100 E. Pike St., Seattle; $10-$20 (206-728-0933 or annextheatre.org).

“Safe Space”
Ends Feb. 28, Annex Theatre, 1100 E. Pike St., Seattle; $10-$15 (206-728-0933 or annextheatre.org).

“Seattle Festival of Improv Theater”
Ends Feb. 18, Jet City Improv, 5510 University Way N.E., Seattle; $22 (206-352-8291 or jetcityimprov.org).​

“Sex with Strangers”
Ends March 11, ReAct Theatre at 12th Ave. Arts, 1620 12th Ave., Seattle;  $12-$20 (800-838-3006 or reacttheatre.org).​

“Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem”
Ends Feb. 24, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley; $18-$22 (360-221-8268 or wicaonline.org).​

“Swallow”
Ends Feb. 24, Theater Schmeater, 2125 Third Ave., Seattle; $24-$30 (206-324-5801 or schmee.org).

“TheatreSports”
Ongoing, Unexpected Productions at the Market Theatre, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle; $12-$15 (206-587-2414 or unexpectedproductions.org).​​​​​

“3 Impossible Questions”
Ends Feb. 18, Olympia Family Theater, 612 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia; $13-$19 (360-570-1638 or olyft.org).

“Time Stands Still”
Ends Feb. 25, Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim; $10-$16 (360-683-7326 or olympictheatrearts.org).​

"To Kill a Mockingbird"
Ends Feb. 25, Driftwood Players at the Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; $25-$28 (206-774-9600 or edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org).

“12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)”
Ends Feb. 25, UW Drama at Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre, Northeast 45th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast, University of Washington Campus, Seattle; $10-$20 (206-543-4880 or drama.uw.edu).

“Vanishing Point”
Ends Feb. 25, Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse Theater, 7312 W. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle; $17-$34 (800-838-3006 or seattlepublictheater.org).

"You Are Right, If You Think"
Ends Feb. 25, Theatre 9/12 at Trinity Parish, 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle; pay-what-you-will  (206-332-7908 or  theater912.com).

“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”
Ends Feb. 24, Newport Covenant Church, 12800 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., Bellevue; free (425-747-0515).
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Miles Electric Band
Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle; $22.50-$62.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Ryan Caraveo
Feb. 23, 9 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $16.50-$18.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

S.J. Sindu
Feb. 23, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Ruth Ozeki
Feb. 23, 7 p.m., Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave., Seattle; $6-$15 (206-624-6600 or hugohouse.org).

Tiempo LIbre
Feb. 23, 8 p.m., Federal Way Performing Arts & Events Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., Federal Way; $16.40-$37.40 (253-835-7010 or fwpaec.org).

Michael Feinstein
Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma; $39-$95 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org), Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., Edmonds; $59-$94 (425-275-9595 or edmondscenterforthearts.org).​

“Command Performance”
Feb. 23-25, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; $12-$20 (800-838-3006 or brownpapertickets.com).

“Thurgood”
Feb. 23-March 3, Theater on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma; $14-$44 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org).

“Heisenberg”
Feb. 23-March 11, Port Angeles Community Players, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles; $8-$15 (360-452-6651 or pacommunityplayers.com).

“Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin”
Feb. 23-March 18, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Bagley Wright Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle; $16-$80 (206-443-2222 or seattlerep.org).

Azeen Ibrahim
Feb. 24, 9 a.m., Pigott Auditorium, 901 12th Ave., Seattle University (206-654-3210 or seattleartmuseum.org).

"Northwest African American Writers Alliance"
Feb. 24, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Tacoma Concert Band “Winter Celebration”
Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma; $18-$36 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org).

“WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania”
Feb. 24, 1 p.m., Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $23-$108 (866-332-8499 or angelofthewindsarena.com).
Symphony Tacoma: “Elgar & Sibelius”
Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, 7700 Skansie Ave., Gig Harbor; $19.50-$81.50 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org),  Feb. 25, 2:30 p.m., Rialto Theater, 310 S. Ninth St., Tacoma; $19.50-$81.50 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org),

“Beatrice & Benedict”
Feb. 24-March 10, Seattle Opera at McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle; $87-$328 (206-389-7676 or seattleopera.org).​

Andrew Schelling, Paul Nelson
Feb. 25, 3 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Margo Price
Feb. 25, 8 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $20.50-$23.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Andre Aciman
Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Mandy Harvey
Feb. 26, 7 p.m. at Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton; $13-$41 (360-373-6743 or admiraltheatre.org).

Bahamas
Feb. 27, 8 p.m., Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $20-$23.50 (800-745-3000 or stgpresents.org).

Robin Oliveira
Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Brittney Cooper
Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-624-6600 or naamnw.org).

“Words in Action”
Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., Rialto Theater, 310 S. Ninth St., Tacoma; $20 (253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org).

Matt Young
Feb. 28, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

​“Hir”
Feb. 28-March 25, ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; $17-$32 (206-938-0339 or artswest.org).​

Akwaeke Emezi
March 1, 7 p.m., Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle (206-624-6600 or elliottbaybook.com).

Evan Flory-Barnes “On Loving the Muse and Family”
March 1-4, On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St., Seattle; $23-$30 (206-217-9888 or ontheboards.org).

“Los Tres Ponchos”
March 1-4, 18th & Union, 1406 18th Ave., Seattle; $15-$25 (800-838-3006 or 18thandunion.org).

“The Art of Racing in the Rain”
March 1-24, Harlequin Productions at the State Theatre, 202 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia; $20-$35 (360-786-0151 or harlequinproductions.org).​