This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (10/25)

Lots of treats take stage this weekend, with some spooky stuff, comedies, musicals, and more. Here’s what’s on this week

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Seattle Rep: Islander  (opens tonight, closing 11/19). At the Seattle Center (Mercer St.).

Dunya Productions: The Return @ Cherry Street Village  (opens 10/26, closing 11/19). In Seattle (Central District).

Bremerton Community Theatre: Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash  (opens 10/27, closing 11/19). In Bremerton.

inD Theatre: Cry It Out  (opens 10/27, closing 11/12). On Bainbridge Island.

Dukesbay Productions: Andelana  (opens 10/27, closing 11/19). In Tacoma.

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: Ripeness Is All  (opens 10/27, closing 11/5). In Marysville.

University of Puget Sound: Our Town  (opens 10/27, closing 11/4). In Tacoma.

University of Washington Drama: The Moors @ Meany Studio Theatre  (previews 10/28-10/31, opens 11/2, closing 11/12). In Seattle (UW main campus).

Broadway at The Paramount: Hadestown  (opens 10/31, closing 11/5). In Downtown Seattle.



Short Runs 

Spectrum Dance Theater: Occurrence #12  (10/26-29). In Seattle (Lake Washington).

ACT Contemporary Theatre: New Works Northwest (readings)  (10/27-29). In Downtown Seattle.

World Ballet Series: Cinderella @ Paramount Theatre  (10/27). In Downtown Seattle.

Valley Center Stage: Night of the Living Dead (reading)  (10/28). In North Bend.

Intiman Theatre: Cindy of Arc  (11/1-4). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).


Closing Soon

Harlequin Productions: Every Brilliant Thing @ Minnaert Black Box  (closing 10/28). In West Olympia.

Jet City Improv: Emerald City Slasher @ West of Lenin  (closing 10/28). In Seattle (Fremont).

Seattle Opera: Alcina  (closing 10/28). At the Seattle Center. See NWTheatre’s review here.

As If Theatre Company: Cry It Out  (closing 10/29). In Kenmore.

Bainbridge Performing Arts: The Prom  (closing 10/29). On Bainbridge Island.

Centerstage Theatre: Emma  (closing 10/29). In Federal Way (Dash Point).

Evergreen Playhouse: Murder on the Orient Express  (closing 10/29). In Centralia.

Jewel Box Theatre: Doubt – A Parable  (closing 10/29). In Poulsbo.

Kitsap Children’s Musical Theatre: Bye Bye Birdie  (closing 10/29). In Poulsbo.

Olympia Family Theater: The Lightning Thief – The Percy Jackson Musical  (closing 10/29). In Olympia.

The Phoenix Theatre: Calendar Girls  (closing 10/29). In Edmonds.

Western Washington Center for the Arts: Baskerville – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery  (closing 10/29). In Port Orchard.

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: This Is Halloween @ The Triple Door  (closing 10/31). In Seattle (Pike Place Market). See NWTheatre’s review of last year’s run here.



Continuing Runs 

Hello Earth Productions: Doctor in the Dark – Blink @ TPS Theatre4  (closing 11/4). At the Seattle Center. Note: full run is listed as sold out.

Pork Filled Productions: Bloodletting @ Theatre Off Jackson  (closing 11/4). In Seattle (International District).

The 5th Avenue Theatre & ACT Contemporary Theatre: Cambodian Rock Band @ ACT  (closing 11/5). In Downtown Seattle. See NWTheatre’s review here

Dacha Theatre: The Veil @ Forest Ledge Mansion  (closing 11/5). In Burien.

Olympia Little Theatre: Who’s in Bed With the Butler?  (closing 11/5). In Olympia.

Seattle Public Theater: Macbeth – A Rock Musical (co-production with Macha Theatre Works)  (closing 11/5). In Seattle (Green Lake).

Tacoma Arts Live – Theater Northwest: The Thanksgiving Play @ Tacoma Armory  (closing 11/5). In Tacoma.

Tacoma Little Theatre: Misery  (closing 11/5). In Tacoma.

Strawberry Theatre Workshop: Miss You Like Hell  (closing 11/11). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Hitchcock Hotel  (closing 11/12). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

SecondStory Repertory Theatre: Meteor Shower  (closing 11/12). In Redmond.

Village Theatre: Sherwood – The Adventures of Robin Hood  (closing 11/12). In Everett.

Teatro ZinZanni: Residency @ Lotte Hotel  (closing 3/31/2024). In Downtown Seattle.



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.