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Kal Penn to narrate ‘Fantastic Journey’ at the Paramount

You might know actor Kal Pann as cinematic stoner Kumar or, in real life, as an Obama adiministration director. On June 6 he takes on the role of narrator when he takes the stage at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre for the West Coast Premiere of “Icarus at the Edge of Time.”

Penn is joining the Seattle Science Festival as the narrator for the opening night’s performance of the multimedia work.

Penn is perhaps best known for playing the role of Kumar in the “Harold and Kumar” film series. He also portrayed Dr. Kutner in TV’s “House.” Penn left acting

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Jim Gaffigan adds second Seattle show on July 20

Jim Gaffigan is a popular comedian. He’s added a second show for his Seattle appearance.

The first show is at 7 p.m. and the newly added time is at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at The Paramount. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are already on sale. Tickets for the new show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. It’s all ages.

Tickets are $43.50-$53.50 (not including fees) and available online at, Paramount Box Office, 24-hour kiosks at The Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres. For more information visit

I saw Gaffigan’s show

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Pet Shop Boys to play Paramount Oct. 2

Pop music icons Pet Shot Boys are coming to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre for an Oct. 2 show. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

Tickets for The Electric Tour Tickets will be found at,, ticketing kiosks at the Moore and the Paramount, or by phone at 877-784-4849.


Missed ‘Book of Mormon?’ It’s coming back in 2014

After selling out its two week January run in Seattle “The Book of Mormon” is coming back to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre in July, 2014.

Yes, that’s next year. Meanwhile, the show is still playing on Broadway. So, if you can’t wait you might want to book those tickets to JFK. Just be sure to get the musical’s tickets before you book your flight. It’s sold out three months in advance.

The Seattle performances run July 22 to August 10, 2014. The public ticket sale date has not been announced.

Here’s more from the announcement:


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‘Book of Mormon’ brings profane parody to Seattle

It’s impossible to say if the Church of Latter Day Saints got any converts during last night’s opening performance of “The Book of Mormon.” But it’s safe to say many in the audience left as true believers – in the Broadway musical.

The national touring show of the New York hit is at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre for a run through Jan. 20. It’s as blasphemous as it hilarious.

The show opens with a recorded voice over delivered by the show’s creators – Matt Stone and Trey Parker – with their distinctive “South Park” inflections. They voice Jesus (“Ahh

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Sarah Brightman concert rescheduled to Oct. 26

Sarah Brightman has rescheduled her North American tour, including a March 22 stop at Comcast Arena, to fall. The Everett show is now moved to Oct. 26 at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre.

Livenation said in a statement today that the release of Brightman’s studio album, “Dreamchaser,” has been pushed back to April to coincide with its international release. As a consequence the North American tour dates are moving back to fall.

Brightman said in the release: “Whilst I regret any inconvenience that this rescheduling might have occasioned for those people who have already bought tickets, the restructuring of my

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Green Day cancels remainder of tour, including Seattle stop

Green Day has canceled the remainder of its ¡Uno!¡Dos!¡Tre! North American tour including a stop at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Nov. 26.

The band’s vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong is apparently still in treatment over substance abuse.

Other regional stops included Kennewick and Salem.


Il Volo brings their teenaged tenor voices to the Paramount

First there was Il Divo. Now, there’s Il Volo. Confused? So am I. Nevertheless, the second teenage operatic sensation from Italy (that would be Il Volo) is coming to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Oct. 2. Il Divo is set to perform there on July 24.

Read my earlier post on Il Divo here.

Il Volo is made up of tenors Piero Barone 18, Ignazio Borschetto 17 and Gianuca Ginoble 17. If I hadn’t stopped watching “American Idol” a few seasons ago I would have seem them on it last year.

Tickets go on sale

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