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1, 2000 The Weekender Entertainment The Arlington Times/The Marysville Globe o:- C3 akes interesting set for love among and goddesses in "Metamorphosis" PLAN AHEAD... The set for the Theatre's "Meta- of a 25-foot- surrounded Wooden deck. hangs over drop, a pair style to back stage. to the big door gods and god- on the earthly by the Roman Rainer Maria ~rs, "Metamor- :s of a series of among the gods and god- each character of King Midas and Eury- CUpid and Psy- Mary Zim- "The Note- da Vinci" for ago, is refresh- in a river, an storm at sea, Courtesy The Seattle Repertory Theatre of life. Phaeton (Ooug Hara) pours out his heart while his father place in Apollo (Erik Lochtefeld) sings in the background in Mary Zimmerman's is about "Metamorphoses" at Seattle Repertory Theatre through March 26. ~th. ~i~ For tickets call 206.443.2222. elinus (Doug at sea while have enough mythology in our the John D. and Catherine T. at the edge oflives today MacArthur Foundation for her return, reminds Aphrodite stirs up a lot of trou- exceptional creativity. found in the ble while reciting a poem, "You This production is in associa- on the can shut yourself in a room, bolt tion with Berkeley Repertory The the door, but love will come atre in California and many of the ; SWeDt away. through the window. Draw the cur- actors appeared with the original 1is body be tains, lock the casement, but love cast of the Chicago premiere. evoted wife. will seep through the walls. Never The unique set was designed by body floating think that you can be safe from Daniel Ostling and costumes, by SWims to him, love." Mara Blumenfeld, range from sim- and they "Metamorphoses" is rich with ple white cotton robes to glim- as birds. The visual imagery, sensual movement, mery silk dresses, worn by the )f death dis- music, poetry and humor. Please "higher up" more powerful gods. eeling of joy be forewarned, one of the godsAlthough "Metamorphoses" is a :life. appears wearing wings, and noth- Seattle Rep production, it is being 'Ous vignette,ing else. staged at the Intiman Playhouse, eXPresses to Mary Zimmerman, a Ph.D. grad- next door to the Rep, through on an uate and associate professor in March 26. It was originally sched- the chal- performance studies at Northwest- uled to end March 19, but was !.0f Apollo, ern University, first created "Meta- extended due to popular demand among morphoses" for the Lookingglass ~ For tickets, $42, and $10 The ther- Theatre Company in Chicago, for everyone under 25, call the n by where she is an ensemble member. Seattle Rep box office at We just don't She received a "genius grant" from 206.443.2222. dance company BELLINGHAM -- The Ririe-Wood- bury Dance Company, from Salt Lake City, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sat., March 11 at Western Washington Uni- versity. In the award-winning "Night Story," choreographer Della Davidson takes a look at Isable Allende's "Stories of Eva Luna." The piece blends the lines between fantasy and reality, immersing audiences into the unique experience of magical realism. Three Western dance students will be dancing in Alwin Nikolai's "Tensile Involvement." Tickets, $18 adults, $16 Western family, $14 seniors, and $12 youth and students, can be ordered from the PAC box office 360.650.6146. For disability accommodations, call 360.650.6146 or TTY 800.833.6388. The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron SEATTLE -- An hilarious examina- tion of male-female relationships by playwright and actor Robert Dubac, "The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron," will be at the Moore Theater March 21 through 26. Dubac attempts to answer the impossi- ble question, "What do women really want?" Tickets, $18 to $35, are avail- able at Ticketmaster, 206.292.ARTS. CONTINUING . . . SEATTLE -- Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera" will be at The 5th Avenue Theatre March 22 through April 23. Tickets, $15 to $67.50, are now available at The 5th Avenue Theatre box office or at Ticketmaster, 206.292.ARTS. THIS WEEK... The Diary of Anne Frank EVERETT -- Wendy Kesselman's new adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank," will be presented by the Village Theatre at the Everett Performing Arts Center for three weekends, beginning Fri., March 3. This enduring tale, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, portray's Anne Frank's shining spirit holding the audi- ence hostage while exploring the injus- tice of a world gone mad. For tickets call 425.257.8600. :e warms York City. The Broadway-themed Why Carnegie? dinnershow is intended to get them "in the mood." Lyle Forde's connections helped People who But the dinnershow does far get Jazzmine accepted to perform sist more than that. Besides raising at Carnegie Hallin New York on Hammer- funds for the trip, the dinnershow May 10. A colleague of Forde's, Dr. School is a model of cooperation among Jeffrey Bouts was responsible for w is students, parents, the school dis- selecting several high school trict and the community, said choirs from across the country to Forde. perform at Carnegie. Bours sug- rotn mostlyThe music students and their gested to Forde he submit an audi- "Fame," parents and friends spend months tion tape, and based on that "Evita," preparing. They select songs, learn recording performed by last year's and "God- to dance, build sets, promote the group, Jazzmine was selected. two event, and then, to top it off, they They may also appear on the o~ "Guys learn to wait tables as well. Before TV show, "Good Morning America," orn "West the show starts the performers are but it depends on timing. responsible for serving dinner -- director Lyle pasta marinara with green salad, "We're low man on that totem Young per- prepared by the Bistro this year -- pole," said Forde. Sing and and dessert, before donning their Tickets for the Jazzmine dinner With plen- costumes to start the show. show are $15 at Flowers by group Opening night started rough George, 335 N. Olympic, in Arling- Portion of with some power problems, but it ton. For information and to donate made the night when the power cash to help pay travel costs to ready to returned during the "Fame" song, New York call Forde at in New "We got the Power." 360.435.1237. ~O EVERETT -- The Acts of God The- atre for the Community presents "The Beauty Operator," a one-act play by Anita Higman. A story of unrequited love aiM Steel Magnolias is set in a small beauty parlor in 1973, with a fast forward to the 1990s. The performance begins at 8 p.m. Fri., March 3 and Sat., March 4 and at 7 p.m. Sun., March 5, at 6830 Highland Drive in Everett. Admission is free and espresso is available for a donation. ~i~ 425.355.9330 ext. 122. H Art Chaos SEATTLE -- On the Boards joins Seattle Landmark Association in wel- coming H Art Chaos to the Moore The- atre in Seattle March 9 to 11. This wildly inventive and internationally acclaimed all-female troupe from Japan performs "Secret Club: Floating Angels 2000," a sensational new full-length dance work by choreographer Sakiko Oshima. The dance combines classically-inspired bal- letic precision with an industrial-edged Euro-trash sensibility for a disturbing physical performance by 11 dancers. '~ For tickets call On the Boards at 206.217.9888 or at Ticketmaster 206.292.ARTS. ELICOPTER RIDES =15 pp YOUR Call to reserve your flight for March 18 only. STA ER STROTZ'S HERE! COUNTRY FEED 360-652-6064 21713 27th Ave. Arlington VISIT OUR WEBSITE '-- www.olyford.com el ill I i[tl il .ri[l[ll i i iVloll I li~l[~ill]l *.i'~vl I tIN I|i IIlII] u~r;! i],#! i i~Ti [;~11 I,~[.D u il ,n ~o |[ " . . .- :.. & Ic~mse./~1 ~ a~ler ~. Sa~erzC~ 2" 16"99 (x'~ s~CI m~e~" VMlic~ ID ~ 'lv~'ebM at de~en~hip" APR ~ ~~d mdel~ Corner of 136th & Smokey Point Blvd. (Old Hwy. 99). Marysville INI 4I$ tN" open 7 oays W.k SEATTLE -- A wodd premiere musi- cal theater piece by Seattle stage and TV star Lauren Weedman opens tonight, March 1 at the Empty Space Theater in Seattle. A young American woman who moves from Dallas to Amsterdam finds that her pride in being an open-minded liberal chick is confronted at many lev- els. Weedman takes on a slew of char- acters trying to reinvent themselves in a city full of expatriates. For tickets call 206.547.7500. King Hedley II SEATTLE -- The third in a series on African American culture, "King Hedley I1" by August Wilson, opens with pre- views March 6 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Opening night is Mort., March 13 and the play runs through April 8. "King Hedley I1" picks up 35 years after Wilson's "Seven Guitars" in 1985 crime-ridden Pittsburgh. King Hedley and his friend Mister concoct a deal of selling hot refrigerators and plot to rob a jewelry store in the effort to make ends meet and find a better life for their fami- lies. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tues- day through Sunday with 2 p.m. mati- nees on Saturdays and Sundays. One weekday matinee will be presented at 2 p.m. Wed., April 5. Tickets are $10 to $29 for pre- views and $10 to $39 for the main run, at the Seattle Rep box office 206.443.2222. Courtesy Seattle Children's Theatre Sherryl Ray plays Beetle in "The Midwife's Apprentice," now at the Charlotte Martin Theatre in Seattle. The Midwife's SEATTLE --- Seattle Children's The- ater presents a world premiere of "The Midwife's Apprentice" through April 8 in the Charlotte Martin Theater at Seattle Center. This play is adapted by Constance Congdon from the award-winning book by Karen Cushman. It's a story about self-discovery for a young orphan girl liv- ing in medieval England. Tickets are $13.50 to $20.50 at the SCT box office, 206.44t .3322. Desk Set STANWOOD -- The Camwood Play- ers' "Desk Set" continues on weekends through March 4 at the Stillaguamish Grange in Silvana. The romantic come- dy takes place in the 1950s and was a Tracy/Hepburn movie. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For reservations call the Cam- wood Hotline at 360.629.4494. Barefoot in Park MOUNT VERNON -- Skagit Com- munity Art Theatre presents Nell Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 8 p.m. on weekends through March 11 with one 2 p.m. matinee on Sun., March 5. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors and at matinee perfor- mances in the Sedro-Woolley Auditori- um at the corner 0f Woodworth and Mur- dock streets. For reservations call 360.855.9680 or online at www.skagi- tact.org. EDMONDS -- The Driftwood Play- ers' "Sleuth" by Anthony Shaffer contin- ues through March 5 at the Wade James Theatre in Edmonds. For tickets, $14 and $12, and information call 425.774.9600. SEATTLE -- Taproot Theatre Com- pany production of Sean Gaffney's grip- ping drama, "Moreau," inspired by H.G. Wells' chilling story "The Island of Dr. Moreau," runs through March 4 at the Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St. in Seattle. For tickets call the TTC box office at 206.781.9707 or Ticketmaster 206.292.ARTS. SEATTLE -- Mary Zimmerman's "Metamorphoses" continues at the Inti- man Playhouse through March 26. For tickets call the Seattle Repertory Theatre at 206443.2222. Stop Kiss SEATTLE -- Diana Son's "Stop Kiss" runs through March 4 at the Seat- tle Repertory Theatre. ~? Tickets are $39 for regular per- formances and $10 for everyone under 25 years of age at 206.443.2222. Henry V SEATTLE -- "Henry V" will be pre- sented by the Seattle Shakespeare Fes- tival at the Performance Studio of the Children's Museum in Seattle through March 5. For tickets and information call 206.286.0728 or check the web at www.seattleshakes.org. Apple to Grandma SEATTLE -- The Seattle Children's Theatre presents Speeltheater Holland's "Apple to Grandma" through April 16 in the Eve Alvord Theatre at Seattle Cen- ter. '~ Tickets are $13.50 to $20.50 at the SCT box office at 206.441.3322. Adult catechism SEATTLE -- "Late Nite Catechism," presented by the' Seattle Theatre Project continues at Buster's, A Contemporary Theatre's special events room. Show- times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Sat- urday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices are $24.50 and $29.50. Order by phone at Ticketmaster, 206.292ARTS. A NEW LOOK--A GREAT PRICE DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY M!nninot0n Laminate [100rs In Stock Honey Oak 15 Year Warranty against Wear, Stains & Fading Installation & accesso 'es a "able, ~'-d~ &N~IINGTON