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

There’s some rough weather on the way, but this year in shows is warming up quite nicely. (With unpredictable weather this weekend, just be sure to check for cancellations before you go.) Here’s what’s on this week. 

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Ticketing links for most shows can be found on the Performance Calendar page. 

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Can Can Culinary Cabaret: House of Hearts  (opens tonight, closing 3/3). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).

Seattle Shakespeare Company: The Comedy of Errors  (preview tonight, opens 1/12, closing 1/28). At the Seattle Center.

SecondStory Repertory Theatre: God of Carnage  (preview tonight, opens 1/12, closing 1/28). In Redmond.

Saltfire Theatre: Twelfth Night @ Fort Worden  (opens 1/12, closing 1/21). In Port Townsend.

University of Washington Drama: A Thick Description of Harry Smith (Vol. 1) @ Jones Playhouse  (previews 1/13 & 1/17, opens 1/19, closing 1/28). In Seattle (U-District).

Village Theatre: Becoming Dr. Ruth  (previews 1/16-18, opens 1/19, closing 2/18) (followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.


Short Runs   

Trivia Puppet Company: Shadows on the Snow – The Socks on My Hands Puppet Slam @ Erickson Theatre  (1/12). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Base: Occasional No. 4: Ama, The Diver  (1/12-13). In Seattle (Georgetown).

Baker Theater Workshop: One. Two. Three. and Back Room (two new short plays) @ TPS Theatre4  (1/13). At the Seattle Center.

Magpie Artists’ Ensemble: Fable – Tales From Another World @ Theatre Off Jackson  (1/13). In Seattle (International District).

Karin Stevens Dance: KSD & Kin @ NOD Theater  (1/13-14). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Triple Door: Triple Shot Comedy @ Musiquarium Lounge  (1/16). In Downtown Seattle.


Continuing Runs  

Broadway at The Paramount: Book of Mormon (touring)  (closing 1/14). In Downtown Seattle.

Village Theatre: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical  (closing 2/4, extended from 1/28). 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 2024 shows, updated frequently as season lineups are announced.

Chase D. Anderson is Editor & Producer of NWTheatre.org.