This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (1/4)

It’s a slowed-down weekend for theatre, but there are some great shows to choose from nonetheless. Here’s what’s on this week.  

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



Openings & Short Runs 


Seattle Shakespeare Company: The World’s a Stage: Becoming Othello, A Black Girl’s Journey  (previews start tonight, opens 1/6, closing 1/29). At the Seattle Center.

Ballyhoo Theatre: Bend7 – Sirens @ The Phoenix Theatre  (performs 1/6-8). In Edmonds.

Village Theatre: Cinderella  (opens 1/6, closing 1/29). In Everett (follows Issaquah run).

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

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Leal’s Last Stand (staged reading)  (performs 1/8). In Edmonds.


PLUS: Loads of comedy shows happening this week. See the Performance Calendar for loads of listings.



Closing Soon


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

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



Continuing Runs 


Teatro ZinZanni: Coming Home @ Herban Feast (closing 3/12). 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.