Exhibition features work by graduating studio art majors

TACOMAUniversity of Puget Sound’s 2015 Senior Show features artwork by 12 seniors who are graduating with their bachelor’s degrees in studio art. This group exhibition showcases a diverse range of subjects and media, and includes paintings, prints, mixed-media works, sculpture, and ceramics. The artworks on view offer a lively and engaging opportunity to see a variety of work by these emerging young talents. [Read more…]

‘Evita': Tacoma Musical Playhouse brings Webber’s fairytale to life

Members of the Ensemble hold Eva Perón, played by Alena Menefee, aloft for all to see during “Rainbow Tour” in the Tacoma Musical Playhouse current production of “Evita.”  Photo by Kat Dollarhide

Many years ago, in the great land far south of this country, a young, would-be actress from the pampas used her wiles to become the most powerful and beloved women in Argentina’s history.

Raised in poverty with her siblings by her single mother, Eva Duarte determined to become an actress, moved to Buenos Aires at age 15 where she worked her way from man to important man to gain radio and modeling and eventually movie jobs. Eva reached her pinnacle when, after a mammoth earthquake, she met Juan Perón, the soon-to-be president of the vast country. [Read more…]

‘The 39 Steps’ opens Apr. 17 at Lakewood Playhouse

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The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the fifth show of our 76th seaon: the fast-paced four-person comedy The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan, based on the film by Alfred Hitchock. The play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be April 17th through May 10th, 2015 with special showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, April 23rd (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, April 30th (Pay What You Can Actor’s Benefit). Our Ticket Prices are $25.00 (general admission), $22.00 (military), $21.00 (seniors) and $19.00 (students/educators). [Read more…]