This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (11/15)

The busy fall season brings hot stages through the cold weather months, and there’s plenty to enjoy this weekend. Here’s what’s on this week

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Openings & Short Runs  

Seattle Rep: Little Women  (in previews, opens tonight, closing 12/17). At the Seattle Center.

Village Theatre: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical  (in previews, opens 11/17, closing 12/17, followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Wonderland  (opens 11/16, closing 1/7/2024). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

Cornish College of the Arts Theatre & Dance: A View From the Bridge  (opens 11/16, closing 11/19). In Seattle (Denny).

Seattle Children’s Theatre: A Very Electric Christmas  (preview 11/16, opens 11/17, closing 12/31). At the Seattle Center.

Amazingly Anxious Productions: An Inheritance of Light @ Theatre Off Jackson  (opens 11/17, closing 11/19). In Seattle (International District).

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet (touring) @ The Paramount  (11/19 only). In Downtown Seattle.

Seattle Public Theater: A Very Die Hard Christmas  (preview 11/21, opens 11/22, closing 12/28). In Seattle (Green Lake).



Closing Soon

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.

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

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.

Theatre33: Caligula (presented in Russian, with English summary)  (closing 11/19). In Bellevue.

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


Continuing Runs 

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

Dunya Productions: The Return @ Cherry Street Village  (extended, now closing 12/3). In Seattle (Central District).

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.