This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (11/8)

The busy fall season brings hot stages through the cold weather months, but plenty of great shows are closing this weekend. Here’s what’s on this week

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Openings & Short Runs  

Cornish College of the Arts: Fefu and Her Friends  (opens tonight, closing 11/13). In Seattle (Denny).

On the Boards: Andrew Tay and Stephen Thompson – Make Banana Cry  (11/9-11). In Seattle (Lower Queen Anne).

Washington Center for the Arts: Cirque Mechanics – Zephyr: A Whirlwind of Circus  (11/9). In Olympia.

Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam Volume 24 @ Theatre Off Jackson  (11/10-11). In Seattle (International District).

Jewel Box Theatre: Radio on the Air – Old-Time Classic Radio Plays  (opens 11/10, closing 11/19). In Poulsbo.

Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center: Late Night Catechism  (11/12). In Federal Way.

Washington Center for the Arts: Sugar Skull – A Día de Muertos Musical Adventure  (11/14). In Olympia.



Closing Soon

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.

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

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

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

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


Continuing Runs 

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

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.).

Seattle Shakespeare Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor  (closing 11/19). At the Seattle Center.

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

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

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.