This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (3/2)

Stages are awash with openings this weekend, bringing dance, community theatre, musicals, and more. Here’s what’s on this week. 

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



Openings & Short Runs   


University of Washington: Dance Majors Concert  (opened this week, closing 3/5). In Seattle (UW main campus).

Cascade Community Theatre: Boeing Boeing @ Wagner Performing Arts Center  (opens tonight, closing 3/4). In Monroe.

Deaf Spotlight: Short Play Festival – One Floral Shop, Six Short Stories @ 12th Avenue Arts  (opens tonight, closing 3/5). In Seattle (Capitol Hill). Note: This run is sold out. Streaming access expected later on.

Velocity Dance Center: Sean Dorsey Dance – The Lost Art of Dreaming @ 12th Avenue Arts  (opens tonight, closing 3/5). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Ballyhoo Theatre: Fun Home @ Edmonds College Black Box  (opens 3/3, closing 3/19). In Lynnwood.

ManeStage Theatre: Tuck Everlasting – The Musical  (opens 3/3, closing 3/19). In Puyallup.

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: The Taming  (opens 3/3, closing 3/19). In Marysville.

Western Washington Center for the Arts: The Glass Menagerie  (opens 3/3, closing 3/19). In Port Orchard.

Lakewood Playhouse: Much Ado About Nothing  (opens 3/3, closing 3/26). In Lakewood.

Tacoma Little Theatre: Rock of Ages  (opens 3/3, closing 3/26). In Tacoma.

Seattle Rep: Between Two Knees  (previews start 3/3, opens 3/8, closing 3/26). At the Seattle Center (Mercer St.).

Seattle Theatre Group: Manual Cinema – Frankenstein @ The Moore Theatre  (3/7 only). In Downtown Seattle.

Seattle Pacific University: An Evening of One-Act Plays – Queer Stories  (opens 3/7, closing 3/11). In Seattle (Queen Anne north).

Broadway at The Paramount – Seattle Theatre Group: Dear Evan Hansen (touring) @ The Paramount Theatre  (opens 3/7, closing 3/12). In Downtown Seattle.

Tacoma Arts Live: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo @ Pantages Theater  (3/9 only). In Downtown Tacoma.

Velocity Dance Center: Gabrielle Civil – Translated Bodies << Welcome Blur >> (multi-day, multi-media project) @ 12th Avenue Arts  (event runs 3/9-11). In Seattle (Capitol Hill) & online.



Closing Soon


Renton Civic Theatre: A Day in Hollywood & A Night in Ukraine  (closing 3/4). In Renton.

Taproot Theatre: A Woman of No Importance  (closing 3/4). In Seattle (Greenwood).

University of Puget Sound: Game of Love and Chance  (closing 3/4). In Tacoma.

The 5th Avenue Theatre: Into the Woods  (closing 3/5). In Downtown Seattle. See NWT’s review here.

Book-It Repertory Theatre: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd  (closing 3/5). At the Seattle Center.

Burien Actors Theatre: On the Market @ Kennedy Catholic High School Theatre  (closing 3/5). In Burien.

SecondStory Rep: The Revolutionists  (closing 3/5). In Redmond.

University of Washington: The Oresteia @ Jones Playhouse  (closing 3/5). In Seattle (U-District).



Continuing Runs 


Seattle Opera: A Thousand Splendid Suns  (closing 3/11). At the Seattle Center.

Port Angeles Community Players: The Dresser  (closing 3/12). In Port Angeles.

Seattle Children’s Theatre: Carmela Full of Wishes  (closing 3/12). At the Seattle Center.

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

Village Theatre: Sense and Sensibility (closing 3/12, followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.

Unexpected Productions: Seattle Secrets (improv)  (closing 3/25). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

Unexpected Productions: Feel the Burn(s): An Improvised Ken Burns Documentary (improv)  (closing 3/26). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: House of Hearts  (closing 3/26). In Seattle (Pike Place Market). See NWT’s review here.


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.