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Meet Me in St. Louis, or Issaquah, or Everett

Meet Me in St. Louis, or Issaquah, or Everett
Opening earlier this week is the stage production of one of the all-time Hollywood classic, Meet Me in St. Louis, at Issaquah’s Village Theatre. Cast performing “The Trolley Song” in Village Theatre’s production of Meet Me in St. Louis Creating musical theater from a movie is fraught with complications, but Village Theatre’s artistic director steps up to the challenge with the warm, fuzzy, holiday production.  It’s an ambitious production featuring 26 cast members, a 12-piece orchestra,...
November 13th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Everett, Holiday events, Issaquah, theater

REVIEW: Chasing Nicolette at Village Theatre

REVIEW: Chasing Nicolette at Village Theatre
If you’re wondering whether the trek to Issaquah’s Village Theatre is worth it, the current musical production of Chasing Nicolette answers with a resounding YES.  Written in witty iambic pentameter, this romantic comedy is funny, contemporary, and full of a message as relevant in 2009 as it was in 1224. The plot centers around a Christian count and a Muslim princess who fall in love, and the family and societal mores that try to keep them apart.  Although set in the 13th century, Peter Kellogg...
September 19th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: American Idol contestants, Chasing Nicolette, Everett, Issaquah, Matthew John Kacergis, Nick De Santis, People Watching, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Tanesha Ross, theater reviews, Village Theatre

Village Theatre Announces 2009-10 Season with Performances in Issaquah & Everett

... Season, marking its 30th anniversary.  Comedy, drama, musicals, and a couple of original productions are in store.  With venues in Issaquah and Everett, there are plenty of options to see some great local theater. Here’s the lineup: Chasing Nicolette – The west coast premiere of this new musical comedy.  A Christian count and a Muslim princess fall in love, and battled war, hatred and prejudice.  Sounds like it could happen today, but this musical is set in 1224.  Playing...
March 6th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Everett, Issaquah, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Village Theatre

Village Theatre Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

... passive, listening, but you have to first hear before you can listen. The Village Theater performs The Importance of Being Earnest in two locations, Issaquah and Everett. Issaquah Location:  Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front Street North, Issaquah (map it) Dates:  January 21st – March 1st Tickets:  $22 – 58, through the box office 425-392-2202 or 866-688-8049, or through Ticketmaster. Everett Location:  Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett (map...
January 31st, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Issaquah, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, The Importance of Being Earnest, Village Theater