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Auditions

“Jack and the Beanstalk” auditions: 4:30-8:30 p.m. April 28. Children in kindergarten-12th grade can audition for parts in Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production, slated for May 3. No late admission. Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton.

“Once Upon a Mattress” teen musical auditions: May 4-6. Auditions open to teenagers for the summer musical. Come with 16 bars of an upbeat song and a one-minute monologue. Call for audition time. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or andi@evergreencityballet.org.

Music

Vivaldi’s “Gloria”: 7:30 p.m. April 25. Presented by the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra with community singers. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23855 S.E. 216th St., Maple Valley. 425-432-1373 or www.svlcfamily.org/events.

All Ages Benefit Music Event: 6 p.m. April 25. Music lineup includes: Space Cretins, Castdown, Harrybu McCage with Matt Cameron, and Zombie Jihad. Cost: $5. Proceeds benefit the Kent Children’s Therapy Center. Harambee Venue, 316 S. Third St., Renton. 206-817-3233 or www.myspace.com/zombiejihad.

Theater

Cirque du Soleil—“Corteo”: April 24-May 25. Theatrical circus presents “Corteo,” described as “a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.” Cost: $38.50-$210. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.cirquedusoleil.com.

“Carmen”: 7:30 p.m. April 26; 2:30 p.m. April 27. Presented by the Bellevue Opera. Cost: $25-$35. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

“The Patient”: 7:30 p.m. April 27-28. Dessert offered afterward. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

“Steel Magnolias”: Through April 27. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

“Mack and Mabel”: 7 p.m. April 30-May 3 and May 7-10; also 1:30 p.m. May 3 and 10. Kentridge Players present a musical based on the life of 1920s silent film director Mack Sennett, and his tragic love affair with starlet Mabel Normand. Cost: $8-$10. Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center, 12430 S.E. 208th St., Kent. 253-373-7345 or krtickets@comcast.net.

“Firebird”, “Fairies: The Enchanted Forest” and “Pirates: One Night of Adventure”: 7:30 p.m. May 3; 2:30 p.m. May 4. Presented by Ensemble Ballet Theatre. Cost: $8-$12. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 877-328-8771.

“Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. May 8. Presented by Hazelwood Elementary School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-4550.

“Seussical, Jr.”: 7 p.m. May 13. Enter the world of Dr. Seuss with the cast from Dimmitt Middle School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-2844.

“Cinderella”: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 17; 1 and 3 p.m. May 18. Cost: $8. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 877-827-1100 or www.Studio-East.org.

Nightlife

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: April 25-26, 4 Outta 5; May 2-3, Motown Cowboys; May 9-10, X-35; May 16-17, Hammerdog; May 23-24, Thunderhead; May 30-31, Max Axle; June 6-7, LaGrange; June 13-14, Kickstart; June 20-21, Knucklehead; June 27-28, X-35. Open to ages 21 and older. 17034 116th Ave. S.E., Renton.

Museums

Renton History Museum: Spring Speaker Program: 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month (family programs) and 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month (youth and adult programs), including: May 13, “The First Generation of Immigrants to the Northwest.” Free tours: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children; free for ages 7 and younger and members. 235 Mill Ave. S. 425-255-2330 or www.rentonhistory.org.

Galleries

Highline Community College Library Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 30, “Words on the Wall”; May 1-31, “Puget Sound Early College Artwork.” Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 2-10 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Free. 2400 S. 240th St., building 25, Des Moines. http://library.highline.edu.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 26, “Tulip Fields & Market Scenes” watercolors by Lydia Sutton and “Essence of Water” photography by Alan Caddey. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 15210 10th Ave. S.W., Burien. 206-244-7844 or www.seahurstgallery.org.

Tacoma events

Sesame Street Live—“When Elmo Grows Up”: 7 p.m. May 7; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 8. Cost: $11-$20. Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.sesamestreetlive.com.

Seattle events

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: April 23, OREGON; April 24-27, Billy Cobham Spectrum Band; April 29-30, Connie Evingson and Pearl Django; May 1-4, Les McCann Swiss Movement Revisited with Javon Jackson; May 6-7, Rachel Price; May 8-11, The Rippington’s; May 15-18, Bobby Hutcherson Quartet with Nicholas Payton; May 20-21, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall; May 22-25, Bobby Caldwell; May 29-June 1, Crescent Boogaloo; June 23-24, Maceo Parker. Call for cost. 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. 206-441-9729 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Seattle Symphony— Dvorák’s Cello Concerto: 7:30 p.m. April 24; 8 p.m. April 26. Cost: $17-$105. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis: 8 p.m. April 25. Jazz musicians to perform. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.

“Don Giovanni”: Fridays-Sundays, April 25-May 4. Marionette theater to perform Mozart’s work. Not recommended for young children. Cost: $25-$28. Carter Family Puppet Theater at Northwest Puppet Center, 9123 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle. 206-523-2579.

“The American Pilot”: April 25-May 24. The story of what happens when an American pilot parachutes into a small third-world village. Cost: $15-$18. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

“Busytown”: April 25-June 15. Play brings Richard Scarry’s “What do people do all day?” to life with music and puppetry. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Mehr and Sher Ali: 8 p.m. April 26. Palestinian-born musicians perform qawwali music. Cost: $20-$32. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Dan Zanes and Friends: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 26. Children’s folk musician Zanes to perform. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Charlie Murphy: 9 p.m. April 26. Stand-up comedian to entertain. Cost: $31.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Capitol Steps: 8 p.m. April 26. Political satire group to perform. Cost: $22.50-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Spotlight Night—“Shrek the Musical”: 3-4:30 p.m. April 27. Cast and crew offer a behind-the-scenes peek at new musical, opening Aug. 14 in Seattle. Cost: Free; reservations recommended. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. www.5thavenue.org/spotlight.

American Roots Series—Horizon and Cabin Fever NW: 2 p.m. April 27. Two Northwest folk groups to perform. Cost: $20-$25. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com or www.rainierconcerts.com.

“Glorious!”: 2 p.m. April 27. Ensemble production by five Northwest performing groups. Cost: $29.50. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Leif Ove Andsnes: 8 p.m. April 28. Internationally renowned pianist Andsnes to perform. Cost: $25-$45. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Seattle Symphony: 7:30 p.m. April 28. Program features works by Johann Sebastian Bach, with organist Josesh Adam. Cost: $21-$30. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

“My Fair Lady”: April 29-May 4. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

Los Lobos: 7:30 p.m. April 30. Cost: $20-$75. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

Paul Taylor Dance Company: 8 p.m. May 1-3. Cost: $20-$45. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“Fathers and Sons”: May 1-25. Three generations of a family struggle to breach the walls between them and learn to love each other as fathers and sons. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Living Dead in Denmark”: May 1-24. Zombies, Shakespeare and martial arts collide in the newest show from the Pork Filled Players. Cost: $10-$15. Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S., Seattle. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

Hop Scotch Spring Beer and Scotch Festival: 5 p.m.-midnight May 2; 1 p.m.-midnight May 3. Features seasonal microbrews, tequila and scotch tastings. Open to ages 21 and older. Admission: $20-$25; $10 for designated drivers. Jonas Jensen Studios in Fremont, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle. 206-633-0422 or www.hopscotchtasting.com.

“I Puritani”: May 3-17. Cost: $25. Presented by Seattle Opera. Cost: $25-$169. McCaw Hall at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. 206-389-7676 or www.seattleopera.org.

“The Cure at Troy”: Through May 3. Play shows the Trojan War up close and thoroughly human. Cost: $15-$59. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222 or www.seattlerep.org.

Joe Jackson: 7:30 p.m. May 4. Cost: $37.50-$47.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: 7 p.m. May 4. Cost: $35-$75. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“Aurélia’s Oratorio”: May 7-11. Performance takes the audience into the world of the strange and surreal. Cost: $10-$35. Bagley Wright Theatre at Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. www.seattlerep.org.

“More Music @ The Moore”: 7:30 p.m. May 9. Seventh annual student music night features exceptional local talent. Cost: $12-$17. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

“The Highest Tide”: Through May 10. Play looks into the sea-changes of both adolescence and the Puget Sound. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $15-$32. Seattle Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

“According to Coyote”: Through May 11. Performance is a collection of Native American trickster stories. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Eve Alvord Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Mark Morris Dance Group: 8 p.m. May 16-17; 2 p.m. May 18. Dance troupe will perform with the Seattle Symphony. Cost: $35-$75. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

“The Diary of Anne Frank”: Through May 17. Intiman Playhouse, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

SteveSongs: 11 a.m. May 17. Cost: $10-$12; free for ages 1 and younger. Concert geared toward children ages 2-10 and their families. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Kane Hall, University of Washington, 3917 University Way N.E., Seattle. www.stevesongs.com.

Opus 7—“Spring Folly”: 8 p.m. May 17. St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

“Ten Grands”: May 17. Ten artists and ten grand pianos make for one great night of entertainment. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, www.benaroyahall.org or www.ticketmaster.com.

“High School Musical”: May 20-25. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

Haiku Northwest: 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. May 26. Writing and performance group to read poetry as part of “Folklife” event. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center.

“Namaste Man”: May 30-June 22. One-man show explores what it means to be an artist, and what it means to go home. Intiman Playhouse, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

Silent Movie Mondays: 7 p.m. Mondays, June 2-23. Douglas Fairbanks Festival of movies includes “When the Clouds Roll By” and “Robin Hood.” The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Northwest Chamber Chorus “Celebrate” 40th Anniversary Concert: 7:30 p.m. June 7-8. Cost: $14-$18; free for children 6-12. Saturday location: Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle. Sunday location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-523-1196 or www.northwestchamberchorus.org.

“Avenue Q”: June 10-22. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Unexpected Productions 25th Anniversary Events: 6 p.m. June 13-midnight June 15, 54-Hour Improvathon; 8:30 p.m. June 16, Theatresports 25th Anniversary Show; June 17-22, International Festival of Improv. Call for cost. The Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle. 206-587-2414 or www.UnexpectedProductions.org.

“A Marvelous Party—The Noel Coward Celebration”: June 19-July 13. Comedic revue offers some of Coward’s best-loved songs. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!”: 7:30 p.m. June 26. Join a live taping of NPR’s oddly informative news quiz. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Seattle Men’s Chorus—“Comedy Tonight”: June 27-28. Call for cost. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. 206-388-1400 or www.flyinghouse.org.

“Adventures in Mating”: June 27-Aug. 9. Play offers a comedic choose-your-own-adventure about a first date. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: 8 p.m. June 28. Cost: $25-$35. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“DANCE This”: 7:30 p.m. July 19. Take a world tour of dance styles at this 10th annual performance. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.


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