Seattle Events Calendar October 2015 - Fall is in full swing and the leaves are turning.

There are lots of things to do this month including the Chocolate Festival, picking your own pumpkin, or finding your way through 
a corn maze.

Enjoy a Seahawks game or see a show at one of Seattle's historic theatres. How about The Wizard of Oz at the Paramount Theatre? There's also the Pumpkin Bash, and the Earshot Jazz Festival. And of course, there are lots of spooky Halloween events happening around the city.

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A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light

Former "Seattle Magazine" Dance Artist of the Year KT Niehoff returns to A Contemporary Theatre with her glam rock-themed, cabaret-style musical performance piece "A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light".
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Friday, October 30 through Saturday, November 14

Bullitt Cabaret at ACT

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A View From the Bridge

Arthur Miller's passionate drama "A View From the Bridge", like "Death of a Salesman", is an award-winning play about Italian-American 1950s immigrant life that also examines the promises and failures of the American Dream.
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Friday, September 25 through Tuesday, October 6

Bagley Wright Theatre at Seattle Rep

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ACT 3-Show Package

What do James Joyce, "The Simpsons" and Ebenezer Scrooge all have in common? They're included, in some way, in three exciting shows this year at ACT -- A Contemporary Theatre.
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Monday, October 5, 2015

Allen Theatre at ACT

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Alice in Wonderland

The intrepid Alice takes a magical, madcap trip down the rabbit hole, courtesy of Tacoma Musical Playhouse Family Theater.
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Saturday, October 24 through Sunday, November 1

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

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Almost, Maine

On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.
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Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 25

Walpole Footlighters Playhouse

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American Idiot

Based on Green Day's Grammy-winning concept album of the same name, "American Idiot" is a high-energy, two-time Tony-winning rock opera that uses the songs from the album, plus several from its follow-up release, "21st Century Breakdown", to drive the story.
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Thursday, September 10 through Sunday, October 11

ArtsWest

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Bailadores de Bronce

Whether the dance is originally from Oaxaca, Jalisco, Chihuahua or even Michael Jackson, Bailadores de Bronce has performed and perfected it.
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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Historic Everett Theatre

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Bloody Wicked Burlesque Show

Squeeze all the fun you can outta Halloween this year at Liquid Lime with the Bloody Wicked Burlesque Show.
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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Liquid Lime

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Bootycandy

Intiman Theatre brings "Bootycandy", the hilarious and subversive play from acclaimed writer Robert O'Hara ("Insurrection", "Antebellum"), to Seattle.
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Sunday, September 20 through Saturday, October 3

Alhadeff Studio - Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

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Brahms Symphony No. 3

The 18-time Grammy-nominated and two-time Emmy-winning Seattle Symphony continues to thrill with its internationally acclaimed innovative programs -- this time with a concert of German works conducted by music director Ludovic Morlot.
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Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, October 4

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Buyer & Cellar

The revelation that Barbra Streisand built a private shopping mall, complete with a doll shop, vintage clothing atelier and candy store, in the basement of her Malibu mansion has inspired many reactions -- but none as ingenious as "Buyer & Cellar".
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Friday, October 23 through Sunday, November 1

Leo K. Theatre at Seattle Rep

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Camilla Hoitenga & Jean-Baptiste Barrière

A fascinating musical collaboration is coming to PONCHO Concert Hall as the world-renowned flutist Camilla Hoitenga joins forces with seminal electronic music composer and conductor Jean-Baptiste Barrière.
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Thursday, October 15, 2015

PONCHO Concert Hall

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Campfire

It was a dark and stormy night ...
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Thursday, October 1 through Thursday, October 29

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Chano Dominguez Trio

Renowned flamenco-jazz pianist Chano Dominguez graces the Teatro ZinZanni stage as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Teatro ZinZanni

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Comedian Chris Porter

Known and loved for his hilarious jokes about his Midwestern upbringing, Kansas City native Chris Porter is best known as a finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing".
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Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 17

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedian Craig Shoemaker

Craig Shoemaker, named 1997's Funniest Male Stand-Up Comic by the American Comedy Awards, hits the stage at Bellevue's Parlor Live Comedy Club to prove he's still got it.
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Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Comedians Matteo Lane & Liza Treyger

Best known from MTV's "Guy Court", comedian Matteo Lane draws on his life growing up gay in the Midwest for laughs.
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Thursday, October 29 through Saturday, October 31

Parlor Live Comedy Club

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Daby Touré

"The Times" of London called Daby Touré an "African Cat Stevens," while the BBC warned listeners of being instantly "mesmerized by Daby's infectious brand of global soul-tinged pop".
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Triple Door

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Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!

The wildly popular "Elephant & Piggie" children's book series comes to life on stage at Eve Alvord Theatre thanks to Seattle Children's Theatre.
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Thursday, October 15 through Wednesday, November 25

Eve Alvord Theatre - Seattle Children's Theatre

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ETHEL and Robert Mirabal: The River

Trailblazing post-classical string quartet ETHEL continues its longtime collaboration with Native American flutist and two-time Grammy Award winner Robert Mirabal with the world premiere of "The River".
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Thursday, October 8, 2015

UW Meany Theater

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Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

"Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" traces the unlikely romance that develops between two middle-aged coworkers.
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Friday, October 2 through Saturday, October 17

The Ballard Underground

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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
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Fremont


Hideaway Burlesque

Things are about to get steamy at SecondStory Hideaway at the Redmond club's scintillating new burlesque show, "Hideaway Burlesque".
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Friday, September 4 through Saturday, December 12

SecondStory Hideaway

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Hitchcock's Psycho With the Seattle Symphony

There's no trick to this Halloween treat: See 1960's classic Hitchcock film "Psycho" in its uncut entirety on the big screen while the Seattle Symphony performs the acclaimed Bernard Herrmann score live.
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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Hope Abides Presents Comedian Dan Nainan

Dan Nainan came to comedy in a unique way, starting to perform stand-up to get over stage fright while giving presentations for his day job as an engineer for Intel.
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Friday, October 2, 2015

Benaroya Hall, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall

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I'll Be Back Before Midnight

The line between the real and the supernatural blurs in "I'll Be Back Before Midnight", a thriller by Peter Colley, whom the "Toronto Star" calls "Canada's Master of Mayhem".
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Friday, October 16 through Saturday, October 24

Wade James Theatre

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In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles

Step into Edmonds Center for the Arts and join the Four Lads from Liverpool on their journey to pop immortality with "In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles".
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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Edmonds Center for the Arts

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In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles

Step into Bremerton's Admiral Theatre and join the Four Lads from Liverpool on their journey to pop immortality with "In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles".
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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Admiral Theatre

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In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles

Step into Kirkland Performance Center and join the Four Lads from Liverpool on their journey to pop immortality with "In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles".
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Kirkland Performance Center

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Kym Whitley & David Arnold: He Said! She Said! Comedy Show

This battle of the sexes pits a pair of Hollywood's hottest stand-ups -- Kym Whitley and David A. Arnold -- against each other on stage at the same time in a comedy clash for gender supremacy.
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Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 17

Parlor Live Seattle

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Leavenworth Oktoberfest

Get on the bus and head out for an epic day of Oktoberfest fun in the Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth.
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Saturday, October 3 through Saturday, October 17

Leavenworth

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Little Shop of Horrors

Boy meets girl, plant eats flesh -- "Little Shop of Horrors" is the hilariously demented story of Seymour, a shy worker at a struggling florist; Audrey, the object of his affection; and Audrey II, a flesh-and-blood eating plant.
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Friday, October 23 through Sunday, November 15

SecondStory Repertory

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Mother Courage and Her Children

Jeanne Paulsen plays tough-as-nails matriarch Anna Fierling in Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of Bertolt Brecht's cutting anti-war drama, coming this season to Center Theatre.
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Wednesday, October 28 through Sunday, November 15

Center Theatre

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Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Armageddon has come and gone and the planet's electrical grid is down -- there's no TV, radio or internet and no gadgets and gizmos to keep us entertained.
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Friday, October 16 through Wednesday, October 21

Falls Theatre at ACT

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My Mañana Comes

In the front of the house, there's a world of delicate entrees and fussy customers.
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Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 8

ArtsWest

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Oliver!

Follow a young orphan from a dreary workhouse to the streets of Victorian London, where he unwittingly falls in with the Artful Dodger and a gang of pickpockets, in Tacoma Musical Playhouse's production of "Oliver!" Based on Charles Dickens' beloved novel "Oliver Twist", this boisterous, hilarious and heartbreaking musical features memorable songs like "Food, Glorious Food," "Consider Yourself," "I'd Do Anything," "Where is Love?" and "As Long as He Needs Me," as well as a story about the search for love, the triumph of right over wrong and the hope for a better world.
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Saturday, September 19 through Saturday, October 10

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

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One Slight Hitch

Known for his no-holds-barred rants on "The Daily Show" and on the stand-up circuit, comedian Lewis Black brings his furiously funny humor to the stage.
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Friday, October 16 through Sunday, November 1

The Phoenix Theatre

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Polynesian Fusion Band Te Vaka

With members from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, the Cook Islands and New Zealand, Te Vaka ("The Canoe") is a unique group of musicians and dancers who blend the ancient traditions of their islands with modern music.
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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Kirkland Performance Center

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Reefer Madness: The Musical

Nothing good can ever come from taking the devil's drug -- as clearly shown in the hilariously over-the-top "Reefer Madness: The Musical".
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Thursday, October 22 through Friday, October 30

Seattle Musical Theatre

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Rhythm of the Rain

The forecast calls for some of rock's greatest rain-related songs as the members of Vocalpoint! Seattle harmonize their way through "Rhythm of the Rain".
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Thursday, October 22 through Friday, October 23

Broadway Performance Hall

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Riverdance

"Riverdance" -- the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song and dance that weaves together Celtic mythology and Irish history -- has tapped its way onto the world stage and thrilled millions of people around the globe for two decades.
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Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 1

The Paramount Theatre

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Russian Grand Ballet: Swan Lake

Ever since it premiered in Moscow in 1877, Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" has continued to enchant audiences, inspiring countless performances and earning a reputation as "the ballet of all ballets".
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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

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Seattle Phil: All Tchaikovsky

While Tchaikovsky composed numerous classical works that remain popular to this day, he also wrote many lesser-known pieces that deserve to be heard.
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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Seattle Symphony: 3-Show Packages

The esteemed Seattle Symphony, now in its 112th (!) year, is primed and ready to launch another groundbreaking season of great music at the acoustically stellar Benaroya Hall.
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Saturday, October 10 through Saturday, October 31

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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See the Music

The Pacific Northwest Ballet gets its 2015-2016 season off to a high-flying start with "See the Music", a trio of visually-striking pieces from three of America's most acclaimed choreographers, and as always, accompanied by a live orchestra.
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Friday, September 25 through Sunday, October 4

McCaw Hall

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Shaping Sound

Under the artistic direction of Travis Wall, winner of the 2015 Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography, and co-created by Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, "Shaping Sound" is an electrifying mashup of dance styles and musical genres brought fully to life on stage at The Paramount Theatre by a dynamic company of contemporary dancers.
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Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Paramount Theatre

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Skid Row: Ashes to Gold

Loosely inspired by HBO's Wild West dramedy "Deadwood", the curse-ridden plays of David Mamet and the rough-and-tumble true history of Seattle, "Skid Row: Ash to Gold" is the fully improvised retelling of how gamblers, alcoholics, fornicators and Yukon gold seekers helped shape Seattle after the Great Seattle Fire.
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Friday, September 11 through Saturday, October 31

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Snapshots

Stephen Schwartz has written songs for Broadway blockbusters ("Wicked", "Pippin") and some of the big screen's most beloved musicals ("Pocahontas", "Enchanted").
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Friday, September 11 through Sunday, October 4

Francis J. Gaudette Theatre

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Snapshots

Stephen Schwartz has written songs for Broadway blockbusters ("Wicked, Godspell, Pippin") and some of the big screen's most beloved musicals ("Pocahontas", "Enchanted").
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Friday, October 23 through Friday, November 13

Everett Performing Arts Center

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Split Second Improv

"Split Second Improv" show is never the same comedy show twice because you, the audience, decides what goes down on stage.
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Saturday, September 5 through Saturday, December 5

SecondStory Hideaway

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Split Second Improv: Blue Show

"Split Second Improv" is never the same comedy show twice because you, the audience, decide what goes down on stage.
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Friday, September 11 through Friday, December 11

SecondStory Hideaway

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Suddenly Last Summer

Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift famously starred in the 1959 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Southern Gothic play.
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Saturday, September 12 through Thursday, October 8

The Schmee

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sondheim is at his bloody best in "Sweeney Todd", his macabre masterpiece about a barbaric barber and an even more beastly baker.
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Friday, September 18 through Saturday, October 3

Renton Civic Theatre

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THE FUTURE!

Get ready to travel to THE FUTURE! Taking place on the exact date that Marty Mcfly landed in the future, this two-night celebration of all things sci-fi is jam-packed with art, music, performance, dance, experimental food and drinks, and costume contests.
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Living Computer Museum

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The Gloaming

The Gloaming, whose self-titled debut album won rave reviews and who sold out their debut show at Dublin's National Concert Hall, are the latest indie artists to take the stage for Seattle's acclaimed Live @ Benaroya Hall concert series.
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Monday, October 5, 2015

Benaroya Hall, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall

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The Pajama Game

The dangers of workplace romances are explored to both comic and dramatic effect in the Tony Award-winning musical "The Pajama Game".
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Saturday, October 17 through Sunday, October 25

Wagner Performing Arts Center

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The Panel Jumper Live

Covering all aspects of comic book history and lore, Ben Laurance and Cole Hornaday's popular web series "The Panel Jumper" is now hopping on stage as a live cabaret event, inspired by ...
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Friday, October 9, 2015

West of Lenin

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The Pearl Fishers

Dive into a story of forbidden love with Georges Bizet's colorful feast for the eyes and ears.
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Saturday, October 17 through Saturday, October 31

McCaw Hall

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The Real Nerds of Comedy

Nerds, gamers and geeks aren't just equipped with the fastest fingers in the arcade and the largest quantity of electrical tape applied to thick-rimmed glasses -- they also have some of the funniest senses of humor around.
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Parlor Live Seattle

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The Zombies -- Odessey & Oracle: The Odyssey Continues ...

You may know The Zombies from their exuberant '60s pop radio hits like "She's Not There" and "Tell Her No," but the UK group's undisputed masterpiece was 1968's "Odessey & Oracle" -- a brilliantly crafted album packed with lush orchestral arrangements and melancholy lyrics that still holds its own alongside other seminal late-'60s classics like "Sgt.
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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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This Is Halloween

A spectacular feast for the senses featuring live music, burlesque, cabaret and film, "This Is Halloween" is a wild ride inspired by the Tim Burton film "The Nightmare Before Christmas".
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Sunday, October 18 through Thursday, October 22

The Triple Door

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Twilight Realm: An Improvised Twilight Zone Parody

You unlock this off-the-cuff comedy show with the key of imagination ...
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Sunday, October 4 through Sunday, November 15

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

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Two Floors Below

Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood is known for its spooky atmosphere and chilling late-night ghost walks.
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Town Hall Seattle, Great Hall

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Washington Huskies Football

Montlake will be rockin' once again at new-and-improved Husky Stadium, and now's your chance to be a part of the action at one of the most scenic stadiums in college football as the Washington Huskies hit the field in their quest to nab a Pac-12 title.
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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Husky Stadium

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Water by the Spoonful

In this 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, an Iraq war veteran grapples with personal and family issues, while the motherly moderator of an online support group for recovering addicts struggles to stay sober.
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Saturday, October 24 through Sunday, November 8

West of Lenin

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Waterfall

An epic new musical romance, "Waterfall" comes to the stage with a score from Tony Award winner Richard Maltby Jr.
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Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, October 25

The 5th Avenue Theatre

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Welcome to My Secret Lair

The hilarious intricacies of modern match-making are exposed in Courtney Kessler's new comedy, "Welcome to My Secret Lair", which finds Victor, a socially-deficient mad scientist, searching for true love with the help of on-line dating.
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Friday, October 23 through Saturday, October 31

Theater Schmeater at The Schmee

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

If you saw last year's Oscar-winning "Birdman", you've already caught glimpses of Raymond Carver's brilliant "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love", the play-within-the-film that served as the thematic backdrop to the movie's rumination on life, love and caped-crusader-fueled existential crises.
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Wednesday, September 23 through Friday, October 2

Center Theatre

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