This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (6/28)

The stages head into a calmer schedule for the holiday weekend, but there’s plenty to see. Here’s what’s on this week

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


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Openings & Short Runs  


Bellingham TheatreWorks: Fairhaven Summer Repertory Theatre (Keely and Du, Gidion’s Knot, and What the Constitution Means to Me)  (opened this week, closing 7/23). In Bellingham. Rotating rep festival; see schedule here.  🎪

ArtsWest: Hedwig and the Angry Inch  (preview 6/28, opens 6/29, closing 7/23). In West Seattle.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: Annual Festival of Shorts  (6/29-7/2). In Edmonds.

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Crimson and Clover  (opens 6/29, closing 9/17). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).



Closing Soon


Sound Theatre Company: Cost of Living  (closing 7/1). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Jewel Box Theatre: Honky Tonk Laundry  (closing 7/2). In Poulsbo.

Pacific Play Company: Summer Magic – Tales of Revenge @ 18th & Union  (closing 7/2). In Seattle (Central District).

Village Theatre: Hello, Dolly!  (closing 7/2, followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.



Continuing Runs 


Strawberry Theatre Workshop: Strawberry Jam – The Directors Festival  (closing 7/8). In Seattle (Capitol Hill). Festival with different performances each weekend; see schedule here 🎪

Bainbridge Performing Arts: The Tempest @ Bloedel Reserve  (closing 7/9). On Bainbridge Island.  🌳☀️

Book-It Repertory Theatre: Solaris  (closing 7/9). At the Seattle Center. Note: the theatre announced this will be the last Book-It production, as the long-running company will close following this run. See Book-It’s announcement 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 (plus 2024 ones announced so far), which will be updated frequently as season lineups unfold.

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