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Tag: Tacoma Musical Playhouse


Critic’s Picks: CinemaGig, “Cats” at Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Sendak art at the Puyallup Library and Harold Balazs at Museum of Northwest Art

CinemaGig in Gig Harbor

Watch movies for free under the stars in Gig Harbor with Cinema Gig on Fridays at Donkey Creek Park and Saturday nights at Skansie Park through summer. This Friday it’s “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” with “Despicable Me” on Saturday. Begins at dusk. Free. Donkey Creek Park, 8714 N. Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor/Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 HarborviewDr., Gig Harbor. 253-857-4842, www.gigharborguide.co

“Cats” comes to Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Mungojerrie, Rumpleteazer and all the other Jellicle cats come out to play on the stage at Tacoma Musical Playhouse in a production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic musical “Cats,” based

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Follies parody Tacoma in one-night stand

By C. R. Roberts
The News Tribune

They earned a rousing standing ovation at a recent anniversary bash hosted by City Club, and now they’re back for a one-night stand at Tacoma Musical Playhouse.

The “Grit City Fab Follies” will hit the West Tacoma stage at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6.

The satirical revue reprises the songs sung at the City Club event – with the addition of another handful of tunes likewise written by Tacoma native Doug Mackey and sung by a sextet comprising high school students from throughout Pierce County.
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Critic’s Picks: Lelavision at MoG, artists “On the Verge” at Iron, TLT’s “A Christmas Story” and TMP’s “Guys and Dolls”

Museum of Glass brings Lelavision’s visual music

If your kids (or you) haven’t seen Lelavision, you’re in for a treat: The wacky performance duo plays enormous homemade instruments big enough to dance on, like rotating cones and giant teeter-totters. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 27. Admission $12/$10/$5 age 6-12/free for under-6. Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. 866-4-MUSEUM, www.museumofglass.org

Artists “On the Verge” at Iron Gallery

At UWT’s Iron Gallery, 14 local artists show as graduates of the Artist Trust EDGE granting program for upcoming work. Tacomans include photographers Victoria Bjorklund and Dayton K. Knipher. 10 a.m.-2

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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Opera, TMP’s “Junie B. Jones,” baskets at Sandpiper and clay at the Art Stop

Tacoma Opera gets silly with Donizetti

Boy meets girl, they sing a lot of high notes and everyone leaves happy. Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” isn’t big on plot but it sure sounds good, and this weekend Tacoma Opera opens their season with two performances. 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 2 p.m. Nov. 8. $25-$62. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-627-7789, www.tacomaopera.com
“Junie B. Jones” comes to TMP

If you’ve ever had a messy kindergartener, a well-meaning first grader or a sassy second grader, you’ll know about Junie B. Jones. Tacoma Musical Playhouse brings the kids’ book character

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