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Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Sep. 18, 2009 at 7:56 am |
September 18, 2009 7:56 am

Lakewood Playhouse springs “The Mousetrap”

The record-breaking stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s master crime novel opens the season at Lakewood Playhouse. 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 11. $22/$19/$16/$14. Lakewood Towne Center, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. 253-588-0042, lptheater.qwestoffice.net


Gig Harbor’s annual Studio Tour

Check out 35 of Gig Harbor’s professional artists in the annual self-guided studio tour, with media including paint, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, glass, ceramics and musical instrument builders. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 19-20. Free. Various locations in Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Key Peninsula and South Kitsap. For downloadable map, visit www.gigharboropenstudiotour.org


Piratical monologues on Talk Like a Pirate Day

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, me hearties. Local playwright Bryan Willis honors this with the world premiere of “I Love You, Flavilla,” a 20-minute piratical monologue, which local actors will perform hourly during the day. Costume encouraged. Not suitable for young children, Episcopal missionaries or impressionable adults. On the hour from noon-midnight, Sept. 19. $4. Olympia Tiny Theater, 1706 Harrison Ave, Olympia (Sophia’s Salon). Reservations needed (only seats five): 260-754-2818 or willis@olynet.com


Suzan-Lori Parks comes to UPS

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright that gave us the Broadway hit “Topdog/Underdog” speaks at the University of Puget Sound this week. Reservations recommended. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. $15. Schneebeck Concert Hall, Union Avenue and N. 15th Street, Tacoma. 253-879-3419, events.ups.edu

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