This Week in Arts: Weekly Roundup (6/28)

There’s plenty to love 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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Openings & Previews 

Bellingham TheatreWorks – Fairhaven Summer Repertory Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Thanksgiving Play, and The Mountaintop  (opened this week, closing 7/21). In Bellingham.

Seattle Shakespeare Company – Wooden O: The Two Gentlemen of Verona @ various parks  (opened this week, closing 8/4). At various locations.  ☀️

Bainbridge Performing Arts: Midsummer Night’s Dream (outdoors) @ Bloedel Reserve  (opens tonight, closing 7/14).  ☀️

String & Shadow Puppet Theater: Or So It Would Seam – A Giant Puppet Fable For All Ages (outdoors) @ Decatur Woods Park  (opens tonight, closing 7/21) (followed by summer tour).  In West Olympia.  ☀️

Harlequin Productions: Cabaret  (opens tonight, closing 7/28). In Olympia.



This Week’s Short Runs  

Strawberry Theatre Workshop: Athena (Strawberry Jam Directors Festival)  (through 6/29). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Edmonds Driftwood Players: 13th Annual Festival of Shorts  (through 6/30). In Edmonds.

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: Liberace and Liza: A Tribute  (6/28). In Langley.

18th & Union: Period Piece  (6/28-7/1). In Seattle (Central District).

Acrobatic Conundrum: The Circus of Second Chances @ Broadway Performance Hall  (6/28-30). In Seattle (Capitol Hill).

Young Americans’ Theatre Company: The Glass Menagerie @ TPS Theatre4  (6/28-30). At the Seattle Center.

Magpie Artists’ Ensemble: Fable – Tales from Another World @ Theatre Off Jackson  (6/29). In Seattle (International District).

Copious Love Productions: Plays on Tap – Write Night @ Jules Maes Saloon  (7/2). In Seattle (Georgetown).


Closing Soon 

The 5th Avenue Theatre: Spring Awakening  (closing 6/30). In Downtown Seattle. Read NWT’s review here.

ArtsWest: Clyde’s (co-production with the Hansberry Project)  (closing 6/30). In West Seattle. Read NWT’s review here.   

Bellingham Theatre Guild: Pippin  (closing 6/30). In Bellingham.

Bremerton Community Theatre: Arsenic and Old Lace  (closing 6/30). In Bremerton.

Broadway at The Paramount: Girl From the North Country (touring)  (closing 6/30). In Downtown Seattle. Read NWT’s review here.

The Phoenix Theatre: Move Over Mrs. Markham  (closing 6/30). In Edmonds.

Sound Theatre Company: 53% Of @ Center Theatre  (closing 6/30). At the Seattle Center. Read NWT’s review here.



Continuing Runs 

SecondStory Repertory Theatre: Ride the Cyclone  (closing 7/7). In Redmond.

Anacortes Community Theatre: The Laramie Project  (closing 7/14). In Anacortes.

Village Theatre: Once on This Island  (closing 7/14) (follows Issaquah run). In Everett.

Can Can Culinary Cabaret: Dolly!  (closing 9/1). In Seattle (Pike Place Market).


The Roundup is a weekly 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.