This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (5/27)

This one is a blissfully calm week in openings, giving you a chance to catch up on any continuing runs you may have missed, or enjoy the sunbreaks in the first outdoor run of the season. 

Ticketing links for most shows can be found on the Performance Calendar page here.  



Openings & Short Runs      


Spectrum Dance Theater: Grief  (runs through 5/28). In Seattle (Madrona).

Gay City: Emerge 2022  @ Northwest Film Forum (co-production with Velocity Dance Center) (runs through 5/28). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Seattle Rep: Bruce  (previews start tonight, opens 6/8, closing 6/26). At the Seattle Center (Mercer St. side).

Kitsap Forest Theatre: Beauty and the Beast  (opens 5/29, closing 6/19). In Bremerton.

The 5th Avenue Theatre: The Prom  (preview 5/31, opens 6/1, closing 6/19). In Downtown Seattle.



Closing Soon 


Harlequin Productions: Sovereignty  (closing 5/28). In Olympia.

Seattle Pacific University: String  (closing 5/28). In Seattle (North Queen Anne).

University of Washington Drama: Passage  (closing 5/29). In Seattle (U-District).



Continuing Runs 


Edmonds Driftwood Players: Over the River and Through the Woods  (closing 6/5). In Edmonds.

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: Into the Woods  (closing 6/5). In Marysville.

Tacoma Musical Playhouse: In the Heights  (closing 6/5). In Tacoma.

Centerstage Theatre: Yellow Fever  (closing 6/12). In Federal Way (Dash Point).

Taproot Theatre: The Nerd  (closing 6/18). In Seattle (Greenwood).

The 5th Avenue Theatre: And So That Happened …  @ ACT Theatre  (closing 6/19). In Downtown Seattle.

Village Theatre: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown  (closing 6/19). In Everett.

Seattle Public Theater & Langston Seattle: Riverwood  (closing 6/5 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute; runs 6/17-26 at Seattle Public Theater). In Seattle (Central District & Green Lake).

Cafe Nordo: Down the Rabbit Hole  (extended through summer, and Sunday brunch shows added — closing 8/13). In Seattle (Pioneer Square).

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Lola  (closing 8/28). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).


The Roundup is a weekly (ish) feature. Want to plan your show schedule further out? See NWT’s 2022 Shows list, which aims to list just about every theatre show in town. For shows by day and ticketing info, see the Performance Calendar.

Chase D. Anderson is Editor & Producer of NWTheatre.org.