This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (1/25)

There’s plenty to see this weekend, with lots of shows opening and short runs to catch while they last. Here’s what’s on this week. 

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Seattle Rep: Quixote Nuevo  (opened this week, closing 2/11). At the Seattle Center.

Taproot Theatre: The Book of Will  (in previews, opens 1/26, closing 2/24). In Seattle (Greenwood).

Bellingham Theatre Guild: Twilight Bowl  (opens 1/26, closing 2/11). In Bellingham.

Centerstage Theatre: Spider’s Web  (opens 1/26, closing 2/17). In Federal Way.

Olympia Little Theatre: Love, Sex and the IRS  (opens 1/26, closing 2/11). In Olympia.

Tacoma Little Theatre: A Doll’s House, Part 2  (opens 1/26, closing 2/11). In Tacoma.

ArtsWest: Born With Teeth  (preview 1/31, opens 2/1, closing 2/25). In West Seattle.

Seattle Public Theater: Once More, Just for You  (preview 1/31, opens 2/2, closing 2/25). In Seattle (Green Lake).


Short Runs

Compañía Nacional de Danza @ Meany Center for the Performing Arts  (1/25-27). In Seattle (UW main campus).

The Disabled List Comedy Festival @ Northwest Film Forum  (Capitol Hill, 1/25-26) and Theatre Off Jackson  (International District, 1/27). In Seattle.

Seattle Rep: Untitled Anthropocene Play: A Meditation on Life Cycles and Immortal Jellyfish  (1/26). At the Seattle Center.

Seattle Opera: Chorus Around the Sound @ McIntyre Hall Performing Arts Center  (Mt. Vernon, 1/26) and Vashon Center for the Arts  (Vashon Island, 1/28).

Arte Noir: Aramis Hamer artist reception  (1/27). In Seattle (Central District). 

Bob’s Comedy Jive: Body Issues – Comedy Showcase @ Bob’s Java Jive  (1/27). In Tacoma.  

Lawyers on Stage: Judgment at Nuremberg (staged reading) @ 12th Avenue Arts  (1/27). In Seattle (Capitol Hill). 

Seattle Opera: The Human Family Recital @ The Opera Center  (1/27). At the Seattle Center.

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: Celebration of Love in the Currents of the World  (1/27). In Langley.

Capitol Hill Comedy/Bar: Friendship Dungeon (variety showcase)  (1/27 late-night). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

18th & Union: Punchbowl  (1/27-28). In Seattle (Central District).



Closing Soon    

Cascade Community Theatre: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang @ Wagner Performing Arts Center  (closing 1/27). In Monroe.

W’Him W’Him: New Creations – Winter 2024 @ Vashon Center for the Arts  (Vashon Island, 1/25 only) and Cornish Playhouse  (Seattle Center, closing 1/27).

Bellingham TheatreWorks: The Flick  (closing 1/28). In Bellingham.

Oroki Productions: Alice in Shadowland: A Circus Show @ 12th Ave Arts  (closing 1/28). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Saltfire Theatre: Twelfth Night @ Fort Worden  (closing 1/28). In Port Townsend.

Seattle Shakespeare Company: The Comedy of Errors  (closing 1/28). At the Seattle Center.

SecondStory Repertory Theatre: God of Carnage  (closing 1/28). In Redmond.

Triple Door: Bohemia  (closing 1/28). In Downtown Seattle.

University of Washington Drama: A Thick Description of Harry Smith (Vol. 1) @ Jones Playhouse  (closing 1/28). In Seattle (U-District).



Continuing Runs  

Evergreen Playhouse: Almost, Maine  (closing 2/4). In Centralia.

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: Shakespeare’s R&J  (closing 2/4). In Marysville.

Village Theatre: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical  (closing 2/4). In Everett.

Harlequin Productions: Deathtrap  (closing 2/11) . In Olympia.

Village Theatre: Becoming Dr. Ruth  (closing 2/18, followed by Everett run). In Issaquah.

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

Teatro ZinZanni: Residency @ Lotte Hotel  (closing 3/31). 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.