This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (9/6)

The big fall rush gets underway this weekend, with a multitude of much-anticipated openings. Here’s what’s on this week

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ArtsWest: Matt & Ben  (preview 9/6, opens 9/7, closing 10/1). In West Seattle.

Sound Theatre Company: Autocorrect Thinks I’m Dead @ 12th Avenue Arts  (previews 9/7-8, opens 9/9, closing 9/30). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

The Changing Scene Theatre Northwest: The Laramie Project – Ten Years Later @ Dukesbay Theater  (opens 9/8, closing 9/23). In Tacoma.

Harlequin Productions: The Revolutionists  (opens 9/8, closing 9/23). In Olympia.

Jewel Box Theatre: The Savannah Sipping Society  (opens 9/8, closing 9/24). In Poulsbo.

Olympia Little Theatre: Death by Design  (opens 9/8, closing 9/24). In Olympia.

Reboot Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher @ Theatre Off Jackson  (opens 9/8, closing 9/23). In Seattle (International District).

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: Something Rotten!  (opens 9/8, closing 9/24). In Marysville.

Tacoma Little Theatre: The Play That Goes Wrong  (opens 9/8, closing 9/24). In Tacoma.

Washington Ensemble Theatre: Dream House  (opens 9/8, closing 9/25). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Western Washington Center for the Arts: Freaky Friday  (opens 9/8, closing 10/1). In Port Orchard.

Whim W’Him: New Creations by Hannah Garner, Dava Huesca & Ana Maria Lucaciu @ Erickson Theatre  (opens 9/8, closing 9/16, followed by Vashon performance). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

The 5th Avenue Theatre: The Little Mermaid  (previews 9/8-14, opens 9/15, closing 10/8). In Downtown Seattle.

Broadway at The Paramount: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical  (opens 9/12, closing 9/17). In Downtown Seattle.



Short Runs 

Bellingham Theatre Guild: When Jack Met Jill (encore performance) @ New Prospect Theatre  (9/7). In Bellingham.

Bellingham Theatre Guild: Lend Us Your Ears – season kickoff and short play readings) @ New Prospect Theatre  (9/8). In Bellingham.

The 14/48 Projects: 14/48 Speakeasy @ Cornish Playhouse  (9/9). At the Seattle Center.

Stage Left Theater: Pass Over (encore performance) @ New Prospect Theatre  (9/8). In Bellingham. Read NWT’s review here.

Northwest Film Forum: The Seattle Project Film Program (dance films choreographed by Amanda Morgan)  (9/10). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Base: 12 Minutes Max  (9/10-11). In Seattle (Georgetown).



Closing Soon

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  (closing 9/9). In Langley.  🌳☀️

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

Theatre Battery: Deep Purple Wiggle  (closing 9/10). In Kent. See NWT’s review here


Continuing Runs 

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).

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



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.