The Seattle Events Calendar April offers our picks for fun events and things to do around the area.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Travel to ancient Rome and experience the zany antics of the mischievous slave Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim's laugh-out-loud musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum".
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Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 26

Seattle Musical Theatre

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The winner of six Tony Awards, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" is one of the funniest musicals ever written.
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Friday, April 17 through Saturday, May 9

Wade James Theatre

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Alice in Wonderland

Follow Alice on a madcap adventure down the rabbit hole and into a magical fantasyland.
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Wednesday, April 8 through Sunday, May 3

Stone Soup Theatre's Downstage

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America's Test Kitchen Live

One of the top cooking shows on TV, "America's Test Kitchen" is a fun twist on your standard food show, with equipment testing and science experiments taking place under the watchful eye of host Christopher Kimball.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Moore Theatre

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Anacortes Spring Wine Festival

A Skagit Valley Tulip Festival event featuring 30 wineries, 6 restaurants, and live music.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Angry Housewives

What started as a small musical production in Seattle in the '80s has become a cult classic that has audiences laughing and cheering.
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Friday, April 24 through Thursday, April 30

ArtsWest

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Arcadia

Deemed "the greatest play of its time" by London's "The Independent", Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" seamlessly blends philosophical discussion with down-to-earth emotion.
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Friday, April 3 through Saturday, April 18

Renton Civic Theatre

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande was honored as "New Artist of the Year" at the 2013 American Music Awards and "Best Pop Video" at the 2014 Europe MTV Music Awards.  Don't miss her performance at Key Arena in 2015!

Ariana Grande tickets

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

KeyArena
305 Harrison St.   
Seattle


Big Top Rock: Dream On

Teatro ZinZanni's renowned style of cirque gets a rock 'n' roll twist in this all-ages extravaganza.
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Saturday, April 18 through Saturday, May 30

Teatro ZinZanni

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Bunny Bounce

9:30am - 2:00pm

Free with paid admission. Gorillas, elephants, bears, and more get their own Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries, and other treats.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Woodland Park Zoo

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Cast of One

Performing improv comedy is like walking a tightrope without a net -- and the audience doesn't tell you what rope to use till the last minute.
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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Atlas Theatre

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Fifty years ago, this stormy and steamy American classic was part of A Contemporary Theatre's very first season -- now it returns to ACT's Allen Theatre half a century later.
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Friday, April 17 through Sunday, May 17

ACT Theatre

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CD Woodbury Band

Blues guitar hero and vocalist C.D. Woodbury brings his award-winning five-piece band to Highway 99, kicking off the new year in true roots Americana style.
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Friday, April 3, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Chocolate Indulgence Tour

Residents know and visitors quickly learn that the cocoa bean rivals the coffee bean as a vital part of Seattle's food culture in this city that's home to more than 50 chocolatiers.
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Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, April 26

2nd & Pine

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Comedian Bret Ernst

Bret Ernst headlines a lineup of top comedians at the Parlor Live Comedy Club in Bellevue.
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Thursday, April 30 through Saturday, May 2

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedian Colin Kane

Following a two-year run at Caroline's on Broadway and an evening at New York's Madison Square Garden Theatre, comedian Colin Kane takes the stage at Bellevue's Parlor Live Comedy Club.
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Thursday, April 23 through Saturday, April 25

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedians Heidi Foss & Nico Santos: Pride Comedy Series

Hear hilarious, out 'n' proud comedy from two rising stars when Heidi Foss and Nico Santos take the Parlor Live Seattle stage as part of the Pride Comedy Series.
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Thursday, April 23 through Saturday, April 25

Parlor Live Seattle

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Country Band Restless Heart

The band responsible for six No. 1 country hits of the '80s and '90s hit the stage at the Historic Everett Theater with its original five members all present and accounted for.
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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Historic Everett Theatre

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CSz: The Green Show

From Dave Chappelle to Cheech and Chong to Doug Benson, there's no doubt about it: Weed is funny.
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Thursday, March 19 through Monday, April 20

Atlas Theatre

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Daniel Castro Band

Just because you can play an instrument doesn't mean you can play the blues.
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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Evita

With a stunning score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the famed lyrics of Tim Rice, the compelling true story of Argentina's former first lady Eva Perón comes to vivid life on stage at Tacoma Musical Playhouse.
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Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 3

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

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Fail Better: Beckett Moves

Renowned novelist and playwright Samuel Beckett grappled with the existential questions of life, love, action and inaction and simple tasks, fulfilled or unfulfilled.
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Thursday, April 9 through Wednesday, April 15

The Eulalie Scandiuzzi Space

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Finesse Mitchell

His name is Finesse but this "SNL" star is funniest when he admits to being less than 100% cool: Like when he was caught walking a sweater-wearing Yorkie; or when he tried to pass for Derek Fisher (but thought Fisher played baseball); or when his own fans call him "Fitness" Mitchell or "Finished" Mitchell or (worst) "Fantasia" Mitchell.
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Thursday, April 30 through Saturday, May 2

Parlor Live Seattle

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Found Objects with Improv Anonymous

If Show and Tell was as much fun as "Found Objects", nobody would have left preschool.
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Thursday, March 19 through Thursday, April 23

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Fremont First Friday Art Walk

Each month from 6pm to 9pm celebrate the arts in Fremont. See a variety of art from local artists, walk by art installations such as the Lenin statue and the Fremont Troll, try locally made wine, beer, coffee, chocolate, and more from local establishments plus a steady rotation of mobile food trucks. 

Friday, April 3 through Friday, December 4

Fremont Art Walk
fremontfirstfriday@gmail.com   
Fremont


Goodnight Moon

Kids will thrill to see "Goodnight Moon", one of the all-time classic children's books, come to life on stage.

Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, April 19

Eve Alvord Theatre

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Hip on the Hill Tour

Explore Seattle's most eclectic urban neighborhood.
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Friday, March 20 through Sunday, April 26

Cupcake Royale Capitol Hill

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Hot Wired Rhythm Band

Seattle's newest supergroup plays Highway 99.
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Into the Woods

Now a movie starring Meryl Streep, "Into the Woods" began as a live musical that took Broadway by storm.
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Thursday, April 2 through Saturday, April 4

The Redmond High School Performing Arts Center

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Into the Woods

Most recently a hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp, "Into the Woods" began as a live musical that took Broadway by storm.
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Friday, April 10 through Saturday, April 25

Hugo House

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Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

The poetic pop songs of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel are brought to life in this simply staged look at his life and music, accompanied by a live band, at Seattle's Falls Theatre.
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Wednesday, April 1 through Sunday, April 5

Falls Theatre at ACT

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Jared & The Mill

Country-folk-pop band Jared & The Mill proved they're worthy of fan adoration when they played a private hospital-room concert for a victim of a drunk-driving accident at Austin's famed music festival SXSW.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Triple Door

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Jasper in Deadland

The Greek myth of Orpheus gets a modern update in the pop-rock musical "Jasper in Deadland" from The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle.
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Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 24

The 5th Avenue Theatre

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Jet City Improv: Claim of Thrones

An act of war could come down to the deciding vote of the woman sitting in the fifth row.
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Thursday, April 9 through Friday, May 22

Jet City Improv

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Koresh Dance Company

Most dance companies "take" the stage, Koresh Dance Company storms it with the ferocity of pirates swarming a captured frigate.
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Edmonds Center for the Arts

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Little Bee

Based on the best-selling novel by Chris Cleave, "Little Bee" is an international political thriller that goes straight to the heart of the tumultuous lives of refugees.
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Wednesday, April 29 through Thursday, May 7

Center Theatre

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Live! From the Last Night of My Life

Doug Sample has decided to end it all ...
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Thursday, March 26 through Saturday, April 18

12th Ave Arts

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Lyon Opera Ballet

Of all today's great companies, the Lyon Opera Ballet is most like the Ballets Russes -- perhaps the most influential dance company ever -- in one crucial respect.
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Thursday, April 16 through Friday, April 17

UW Meany Theater

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Mojo Cannon (Formerly Curtis Hammond Band)

One of the Puget Sound's longest-running blues groups, Mojo Cannon (formerly known as the Curtis Hammond Band) has been blowing the roofs off of venues and festivals for 25 years.
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Friday, April 17, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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No Way To Treat A Lady

Set to sunny, hummable tunes against a backdrop of the colorful, innocent world of the early '60s, the off-Broadway hit "No Way to Treat a Lady" is the wickedly funny tale of Kit Gill, an actor who turns serial killer to get the fame he seeks.
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Thursday, March 19 through Sunday, April 26

Francis J. Gaudette Theatre

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Othello

Even among the classics, Shakespeare's "Othello" stands apart for its passion, its sense of danger, and its continued relevance amidst the evils of the modern world.
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Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 17

The Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

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Outside Mullingar

"I don't hate you," says Rosemary to Anthony.
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Friday, April 24 through Sunday, May 17

Bagley Wright Theatre at Seattle Rep

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Over the River and Through the Woods

From the madcap mind that brought the world "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" comes another wise and witty show about the unraveling of some very tight family bonds.
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Friday, April 10 through Sunday, May 3

The Phoenix Theatre

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Phantom of the Opera

A spectacular new production of The Phantom of the Opera is coming to Seattle's Paramount Theater as part of a brand new North American tour.

Thursday, April 30 through Sunday, May 10

The Paramount Theatre

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Piggyback

Stand-up comedy and improv are usually two separate types of comedy that you won't see in the same show, but Unexpected Productions' "Piggyback" brings them both together so you can enjoy two types of comedy in one hilarious night.
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Sunday, April 12 through Sunday, May 3

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Play to Play

"Midsummer Night's Dream" in a gas station.
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Friday, March 27 through Saturday, May 2

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Playback Theater Northwest

You show up, share a personal, true story and the actors recreate your story on the spot on stage, through the art of improvised movement, music, dialogue and imagery.
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Saturday, April 4, 2015

George Center for Community

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Point of View With Improv Anonymous

If you've ever wished life was more like a Choose Your Own Adventure book (and really, who hasn't?), "Point of View" with Improv Anonymous aims to satisfy your cravings with the theatrical equivalent.
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Thursday, April 30 through Thursday, June 18

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Pompeii

Experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago.

Saturday, February 7 through Monday, May 25

Pacific Science Center

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Merry Men once again swashbuckle their way across the stage with the return of one of Seattle Children's Theatre's most popular shows.
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Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, May 17

Charlotte Martin Theatre

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Rockabilly Band The Strange Tones

Hailed as "quite simply one of America's best ever rock 'n' roll groups, period" by the "Portland Tribune", the Strange Tones make their way back to the Highway 99 Blues Club.
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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Highway 99 Blues Club

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Seattle Mariners Baseball Opening Game

Game starts at 1:10pm vs. Los Angeles Angels. Be a part of the excitement of the opening game of the 2015 season. You can purchase Mariners Tickets online or purchase them at the box office just before the game.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Safeco Field

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Seattle Symphony: Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony

When the Nazis surrounded Leningrad, they had no plan for taking prisoners.
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Thursday, April 16 through Saturday, April 18

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Shipwrecked! An Entertainment

Come along on a rip-roaring adventure on the high seas in Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies' "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment".
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Friday, March 20 through Saturday, April 4

Knutzen Family Theatre

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Skagit Valley Tulip Run

A very popular Seattle area race, the Tulip Run is a scenic 2 or 5 mile course that's flat and fast on gravel packed trails. Entry is free to ages 14 and under, and 70 and over. Race start time is 9:30am and you can register online at www.tuliprun.com. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Skagit Regional Airport
  
Burlington


Spring Fair in Puyallup

Kidzone, science fair, Auto Alley, garden show, Motorsport Mayhem, Fiesta Mexicana, animal exhibits, fabulous food, and rides. Tickets for rides and games are $0.50 each, rides cost more than one ticket. 

Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, April 19

Washington State Fair and Events Center

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Sunday Brunch Cruise: Gourmet Buffet & Scenic Tour

Enjoy an elegant weekend brunch cruise with spectacular views of Mount Rainier and Seattle's downtown skyline aboard a lovely Waterways yacht.
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Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, September 27

Waterways Cruises

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Sunset Dinner Cruise: 4-Course Dinner & Views

Enjoy an unforgettable dining experience and the beautiful scenery of Lake Union and Lake Washington on a Sunset Dinner Cruise from Waterways Cruises.
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Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, April 25

Waterways Cruises

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Swan Lake

Few works of art are as enduring, as universally beloved, and as just plain magical as "Swan Lake", which leaves audiences breathless with its mesmerizing choreography and iconic Tchaikovsky score.
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Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 19

McCaw Hall

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Symphony Untuxed: Pianist Ingrid Filter

The Seattle Symphony's own take on Casual Friday, the "Symphony Untuxed" series, is back with a shorter, no-intermission program that still packs plenty of star power.
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Friday, April 3, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Tacoma Opera's Roméo et Juliette

Shakespeare's story of a passionate secret affair set against the backdrop of feuding families may be the most famous love story ever told, but French composer Charles Gounod's version brings something special to the party -- beautiful arias, dramatic waltzes and four unforgettable love duets.
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Friday, April 10, 2015

Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

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Tartuffe

Few scoundrels are as roguish, charming or hilarious as Tartuffe, an impostor who insinuates himself into the home of Orgon and his family, quickly throwing the entire household into chaos.
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Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, April 8

Center Theatre

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Telling Stories: A Family Celebration of Cesar Chavez

"If you want to remember me," Cesar Chavez once said, "organize".
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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Shorecrest Performing Arts Center

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The Association

One of the most critically and commercially successful bands to emerge from the 1960s, The Association has sold more than 80 million albums on the strength of such hits like "Never My Love," "Windy" and "Cherish".
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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Historic Everett Theatre

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The Delines with Scott McCaughey & Ian Moore

Willy Vlautin is one of those infuriating artists who makes the hard stuff look easy.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Triple Door

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The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show Seattle

Named the best show of its kind in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Hotel Deca in Seattle to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner.
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Saturday, March 21 through Saturday, May 23

Hotel Deca

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The Flick

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning play makes its West Coast Premiere at 12th Avenue Arts in Seattle.
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Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, April 4

12th Ave Arts

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The Four Seasons

King Louis XV was so enamored with Antonio Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" that he would spontaneously order his court musicians to break out into the "Spring" concerto.
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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Town Hall Seattle, Great Hall

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The Hot Spot

Teatro ZinZanni's latest sizzling spectacular, "The Hot Spot", features the company's signature combination of comedy, music and cirque-style aerial and acrobatics, creating an unmatched three-hour entertainment experience that comes complete with a five-course meal. 
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Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, June 7

Teatro ZinZanni

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The Rainmaker

"The Rainmaker" has truly withstood the test of time.
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Friday, March 20 through Saturday, April 4

The Ballard Underground

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Through the Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland

Shrug off the squareness of reality and fall into an entertaining re-imagination of Lewis Carroll's classic tale of nonsense and fantasy with "Through the Looking Glass": The Burlesque "Alice in Wonderland".
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Wednesday, April 8 through Thursday, April 9

The Triple Door

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Tillicum Village Salmon Bake and Cruise

This isn't just a cruise -- it's a four-hour adventure that begins when you climb aboard an Argosy vessel, a comfortable ship featuring two cash bars.
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Saturday, April 18 through Sunday, April 26

Argosy Cruise Ships

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Trapped in a Room With a Zombie

Don't just sit in a dark theater and watch a zombie movie on the screen.
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Sunday, March 15 through Friday, May 15

Room Escape Adventures Seattle

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Tulip Festival

A yearly event welcoming the arrival of spring, the Tulip Festival offers activities for all ages including a 2-mile and 5-mile run, bike rides, arts and crafts, a battle of the bands, parade, basketball tournament, quilt show and walk, antiques safari, art fair, salmon barbecue, home tour, wine festival, Deception Pass boat tours, and lots, lots more. 
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Wednesday, April 1 through Thursday, April 30

Mt. Vernon Tulip Fields

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Ural Thomas & The Pain

How serious are the soul credentials of Ural Thomas? Well, when you have played the Apollo "44 times", shared the stage with James Brown, Otis Redding and "Little" Stevie Wonder, you've got nothing left to prove.
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Triple Door

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Voracious Tasting & Food Awards

"Seattle Weekly" invites you for an evening of booze and bites at its sixth annual "Voracious Tasting & Food Awards".
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Paramount Theatre

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Winery and Waterfall Tour

Ride in comfort on a six-hour tour (with tastings) of two of Washington's award-winning estate wineries amidst lush rural Northwest scenery.
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Sunday, March 29 through Saturday, May 23

Western Washington Wine Region

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