This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (11/1)

This month starts off with loads of great theatre options, from small-stage dramas to big touring musicals. Here’s what’s on this week

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Broadway at The Paramount: Hadestown  (opened this week, closing 11/5). In Downtown Seattle.

Intiman Theatre: Cindy of Arc  (opens tonight, closing 11/4). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

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

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Love & Loss (triple-bill: Donald Byrd, Alexei Ratmansky, Dani Rowe)  (dress rehearsal and conversation 11/2, opens 11/3, closing 11/12). At the Seattle Center (Mercer side).

Seattle Shakespeare Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor  (preview 11/2, opens 11/3, closing 11/19). At the Seattle Center.

Ballyhoo Theatre: Ride the Cyclone @ Edmonds College Black Box  (opens 11/3, closing 11/19). In Lynnwood.

Pony World Theatre: Hotdish  (opens 11/3, closing 12/2). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Theater Arts Guild: The Wizard of Oz  (opens 11/3, closing 11/19). In Mount Vernon.



Short Runs 

Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center: Native American Comedy Jam  (11/4). In Federal Way.

The Fruit Salad Show @ Seattle Public Library  (11/5 matinee). In Downtown Seattle.

Seattle Public Theater: Enough! – Plays to End Gun Violence  (11/6). In Seattle (Green Lake).


Closing Soon

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).

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

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.

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

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.



Continuing Runs 

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).

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

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

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

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

Dukesbay Productions: Andelana  (closing 11/19). In Tacoma.

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

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

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.