Tacoma Theatre Blitz This Weekend!

Three very different shows opening in Tacoma this weekend:

Who says Tacoma’s not a theatre town? Well, me sometimes, but not for want of trying. Well, this weekend, Tacoma is setting out to prove me wrong.

Support your homegrown artists this month, and see a show or three!

Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley

“In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students.  Certainty, doubt, and duty struggle for the upper-hand, and ‘right’ is as elusive as the truth.”

Gold From Straw Theatre Company

MAY 20 – JUNE 6
Thurs – Sat at 8PM and Sun at 2PM
The MECCA Building: 755 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402

Tickets thru Brown Paper Tickets: online or call 1-800-838-3006

Get involved! Learn how you can donate, sponsor, or volunteer to  support Gold From Straw, Tacoma’s newest professional theatre company!


Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw

A witty comedy from the inspired pen of Bernard Shaw. Set in London, 1906, Shaw gives us Barbara, a major in the Salvation Army, and her Machiavellian father, millionaire arms manufacturer, Andrew Undershaft. While visiting her shelter for the poor, he reveals that the shelter’s benefactor made his money by distilling whiskey. Later, Barbara is further shaken to discover that her father is a model employer.  For ages 13 and older.

Tacoma Little Theatre

MAY 21 — JUNE 13
Fri and Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:00 pm
210 North “I” Street, Tacoma, WA 98403

Tickets: 253-272-2281 or order online.


The Grapes of Wrath, adapted from John Steinbeck’s novel

A brilliant stage telling of the travails and travels of Tom Joad and his family. Winner of the 1990 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. A powerful and deeply affecting stage version of one of the masterpieces of American literature. Adapted from the novel by John Steinbeck.”

Lakewood Playhouse

MAY 21st –JUNE 13th
Fri and Sat 8:00 pm, Sun 2:00 pm
5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood, WA 98499

Tickets: 253-588-0042  or order online.


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