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Classical presenter Tacoma Philharmonic to merge with Broadway Center

After 75 years of offering classical music in Tacoma, presenting organization the Tacoma Philharmonic is merging into the Broadway Center for Performing Arts, the non-profit organization that manages Tacoma’s downtown theaters, which are owned by the City. The BCPA will now present the Philharmonic’s current classical series and educational programs under its own umbrella and management, manage the Philharmonic endowment and welcome Philharmonic trustees to the BCPA board.

The merger begins April 30, and follows a trial period of joint presentation after Tacoma Philharmonic executive director Andy Wood left early last year. Both boards voted unanimously on the move. Read more »


Critic’s Picks: McManus in Eatonville, DoubleShot theater in Tacoma, old Tacoma photography and Toy Boat Theatre

McManus one-man-show in Eatonville

Patrick F. McManus comes to Eatonville in the form of a one-man play “A Fine and Pleasant Misery.” Tim Behrens, who’s been called “a cross between Mark Twain and Bill Cosby,” plays 12 zany characters in this tale about growing up poor in rural America. A fundraiser for the Eatonville Family Agency Food Bank. Dinner 5 p.m./show 7 p.m. tonight and Oct. 8; 2 p.m./3:30 p.m. Oct. 8. $20/$30; dinner $20. Eatonville High School Auditorium, 207 Carter St. E., Eatonville. 253-720-5679, www.mcmanusplays.com, www.brownpapertickets.com

DoubleShot theater festival at TOTS

The whipsmart DoubleShot theater festival

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