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Critic’s Picks: TSO with Janet Sung, Cathedrals at Immanuel Presbyterian, “Twelfth Night” at Lakewood Playhouse and neo-futurist theater at UPS

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Nov. 16, 2012 at 5:48 am |
November 12, 2012 11:53 am
Violinist Janet Sung plays with the Tacoma Symphony this weekend. Courtesy photo.

TSO with Janet Sung

Dynamic young violinist Janet Sung returns to the Tacoma Symphony to play Lalo’s “Symphonie Espagnol,” on a program that also includes Beehoven’s “Eroica” symphony. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $24/$42/$62/$77. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org, tacomasymphony.org

Cathedrals: Local indie music in churches

The Broadway Center’s “Cathedrals” series continues to present local indie bands in acoustically reverberant churches: Tonight’s show at Immanuel Presbyterian features Portland’s Drew Grow and the Pastors’ Wives, Seattle’s Pollens and Tacoma’s own Goldfinch, releasing their CD with free download to all Cathedrals ticket buyers. 8 p.m. tonight. $16. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 901 N. J St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.orgipctacoma.org

“Twelfth Night” at Lakewood Playhouse

Shakespeare brings madness and mayhem to Lakewood Playhouse with “Twelfth Night,” the beloved comedy of mistaken identities, lust and more. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 2. (Pay-What-You-Can 8 p.m. Nov. 29). $24/$21/$18. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org

UPS takes theater into the neo-future

Director Marilyn Bennett and 15 students from the University of Puget Sound a late-night reading romp through 30 neo-futurist plays from satire to farce and sheer nonsense. 10:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday. Tickets at door, determined by a roll of the dice (i.e. cheap). Norton Clapp Theatre, Jones Hall, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. events.ups.edu

 

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