This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (12/26)

Now that Christmas is done, the calendar looks a lot different. Here’s what’s on this week.  

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

See your New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day options here



Christmas After Christmas 


Pacific Northwest Ballet: The Nutcracker  (performs 12/26 & 27). At the Seattle Center (Mercer side), with streaming option.  

Emmett Montgomery: Sugar Plum Gary @ 18th & Union  (performs 12/29). In Seattle (Central District), with streaming option.

Taproot Theatre: The Wickhams – Christmas at Pemberley  (closing 12/30). In Seattle (Greenwood).

Verlaine & McCann: Land of the Sweets – The Burlesque Nutcracker @ The Triple Door  (closing 12/30). In Downtown Seattle.

Seattle Children’s Theatre: Paddington Saves Christmas  (closing 12/31). At the Seattle Center.

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Wonderland  (closing 1/8/2023), including New Year’s performances. In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

Valley Center Stage: Why Christmas Pageants Suck and Sons of a Common Mother (staged readings)  (performs 1/7/2023). In North Bend.



On Now: Not-Christmas Shows 


Broadway at The Paramount – Seattle Theatre Group: Moulin Rouge! (touring) @ The Paramount Theatre  (closing 1/1/2023). In Downtown Seattle. Read NWT’s review here.

Olympia Family Theater with String & Shadow Puppet Theater: Nyx and the Long Night  (closing 1/8/2023). In Olympia.

Village Theatre: Cinderella (closing 1/29/2023). In Issaquah (through 12/30) and Everett.

Teatro ZinZanni: Coming Home @ Herban Feast (closing 3/12/2023). In Seattle (SoDo).


The Roundup is a weekly (ish) feature. For this month’s shows by day, with ticketing info and links, see the Performance Calendar.

Want to plan your show schedule further out? See NWT’s list of 2023 shows announced so far, which will be updated frequently as season lineups unfold.

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