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Seattle to host a variety of theater events this week

Seattle to host a variety of theater events this week
The 5th Avenue Theatre. | Photo: Karlo G./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 23, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Seattle this week, from the tales of Percy Jackson to the music stylings of Nina Simone.

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'The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical'

"The Lightning Thief" strikes down at The 5th Avenue Theatre on Wednesday. The musical is adapted from the young adult fiction "Percy Jackson" series written by Rick Riordan. The pop-rock show tells the story of a boy, Greek mythology and Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave.
Price: $27-$58
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'As You Like It'

Romance, gender roles and the natural world get shaken up in Shakespeare's comedy "As You Like It," which comes to Center Theatre next Wednesday. The political comedy depicts the story of Rosalind, Orlando and their magical experience in the Forest of Arden. The Seattle Shakespeare Company performs the show.

When: Wednesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Center Theatre, 305 Harrison St.
Price: $17
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'Nina Simone: Four Women'

The Seattle Rep brings a story from the South to the West Coast this Friday — "Nina Simone: Four Women" is written by Christina Ham and directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton. It depicts the aftermath of a bombing, the death of four Alabama girls in 1963 and the music Nina Simone wrote as a result of the tragedy. Songs include “Mississippi Goddam,” “Go Limp” and “Young, Gifted, and Black.”

When: Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Seattle Rep - Bagley Wright Theatre, 155 Mercer St.
Price: $12.50 
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