This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (8/30)

This weekend cools down considerably, but there’s still plenty to see, including some short runs and festivals to catch right now. 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  

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: The Last Babushka (staged reading)  (8/30). In Langley.

Bremerton Community Theatre: Sleuth  (opens 9/1, closing 9/24). In Bremerton.

Velocity Dance Center: Blood Baby @ Volunteer Park  (9/1-4). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).  🌳☀️

Bumbershoot – music & arts (indoor/outdoor festival)  (9/2-3). At the Seattle Center.  🌳☀️



Closing Soon

Tacoma Arts Live – Regional Theater Program: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – an immersive production @ Tacoma Armory  (closing 9/3). In Tacoma.



Continuing Runs 

Copious Love Productions: Bethany Sees the Stars @ West of Lenin  (closing 9/9). In Seattle (Fremont). See NWT’s review here.

Island Shakespeare Festival: A Bold Stroke for a Husband  (through 9/9). In Langley.  🌳☀️

Island Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet  (through 9/10). In Langley.  🌳☀️

Theatre Battery: Deep Purple Wiggle  (closing 9/10). In Kent.

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

Seattle Public Theater: Titanish  (closing 9/17). Co-produced with Marxiano Productions. In Seattle (Green Lake).



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.