Every Thursday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Seattle area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Thursday, July 21 Tempting Tarts Burlesque Presents: Circus Sideshow Spectacular! Step right up, folks! Inside the JewelBox Theatre, a world of strange and unusual creatures await you. Lobster Girls! Siamese Twins! Gender-bending Half-and-Halfs! And that’s not all! Hurry, hurry, hurry! You won’t want to miss the bevy of beautiful, freaky dames the likes of which you have never seen before!
Friday, July 22 to Saturday, August 6 LILIENTHAL|ZAMORA: STILL STILL immerses the viewer in a continually changing environment of light and sound. The light installation creates a complete visual and aural space within which, a gradual progression of color and light marks three phases of the life cycle: birth, life and transcendence. As viewers return to experience the space over a two-week period, they witness a movement ritual created in response to the space and performed by different performers each day. The interaction between space, viewer and performer allows for a rare intimate personal experience that transforms over time.
Saturday, July 23 Dido and Aeneas and Savitri presented by SMCO and Vespertine Opera Theater Two small chamber operas will be performed under the stars in a secluded outdoor setting: the beautiful Sylvan Grove Theater on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Purcell’s baroque masterpiece featuring the famous “Dido’s Lament” is paired with Holst’s beautiful adaptation of the the Indian epic Savitri, two dramas filled with life, love, and death. The acclaimed Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra will be heard in its first fully-staged opera production.
Satuday, July 23 and Saturday, July 30 Return of Human Prop Lock up your children, valuable possessions, and anybody who might be feeling vulnerable – Human Prop is BAAACK. Every Saturday until July 30th, the cast of Human Prop will be bringing you improv comedy with the help of guest monologists.
Satuday, July 23 and Saturday, July 30 Can Can presents SHOW PONY! Can Can presents SHOW PONY! starring the internationally recognized leaders of the cabaret nouveau movement, the Can Can Castaways. Ready to bring Seattle audiences their most daring and energetic show to date, the Castaways’ new show will debut just in time for summer! A frenzy of fringe, rocket rides, white tigers, Siamese twins, show ponies and so much more ignite a show already bursting with brilliantly colored costumes and creative contraptions. Known for their bold style and electrifying choreography, SHOW PONY will feature the Castaways classic concepts of burlesque, circus, popular and abstract dance crazes resurrected and reworked.
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