This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (11/22)

A whole feast of Christmas shows starts right after Thanksgiving. Hereโ€™s whatโ€™s on this week.ย 

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Openings & Short Runsย ย 

Seattle Public Theater: A Very Die Hard Christmas ย (opens tonight, closing 12/28). In Seattle (Green Lake).ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Taproot Theatre:ย Georgiana & Kitty – Christmas at Pemberleyย  (previews begin tonight, opens 11/24, closing 12/30). In Seattle (Greenwood).ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Bellingham Theatre Guild:ย The Gameโ€™s Afootย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/10). In Bellingham.

Burien Actors Theatre:ย The Twelve Dates of Christmasย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/17)ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Edmonds Driftwood Players:ย Willy Wonkaย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/17). In Edmonds.

Harlequin Productions:ย A Christmas Carolย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/24). In Olympia.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

O Christmas Tea โ€“ A British Comedy (touring)ย  (performs locally 11/24-12/17). At various locations.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Pacific Northwest Ballet: The Nutcrackerย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/27). At the Seattle Center.ย ย ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

The Phoenix Theatre:ย A Nice Family Christmasย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/17). In Edmonds.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Tacoma Musical Playhouse:ย Catsย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/17). In Tacoma.

Unexpected Productions: An Improvised Christmas Carolย  (opens 11/24, closing 12/23). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

ACT Contemporary Theatre: A Christmas Carolย  (previews start 11/24, opens 12/1, closing 12/24). In Downtown Seattle.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Centerstage Theatre:ย Sleeping Beauty – A Holiday Pantoย  (opens 11/25, closing 12/17). In Federal Way.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

The 5th Avenue Theatre: White Christmasย  (previews start 11/25, opens 12/1, closing 12/27). In Downtown Seattle. ย ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„



Continuing Runsย 

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

Dunya Productions: The Return @ Cherry Street Villageย  (closing 12/3). In Seattle (Central District).

Seattle Rep: Little Womenย  (closing 12/17). At the Seattle Center.

Village Theatre: Beautiful – The Carole King Musicalย  (closing 12/17, followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.

Seattle Childrenโ€™s Theatre: A Very Electric Christmasย  (closing 12/31). At the Seattle Center.ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Wonderlandย  (closing 1/7/2024). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).ย  ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŽ„

Teatro ZinZanni:ย Residency @ Lotte Hotelย  (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 isย Editor & Producer of NWTheatre.org.