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Theatrical Performances Coming Soon:

“Fences” by August Wilson

Oct. 6 & 7, 7:30 p.m.

Pacific Lutheran University, Studio Theater, Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

plu.edu/communication-theatre/theatre/theatre-season

This August Wilson play is directed by Josh Wallace. The drama portrays Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball league who works as a garbage man. He fights to keep his bitterness from ruining his relationships with his wife and son, who now wants his own chance to play ball.  Contains mild adult content.

Call (253) 535-7411 to purchase with cash/credit/debit. You can also purchase your tickets online.

Tickets: $5 general admission. PLU or high school student I.D. free.

Lakewood Playhouse

“The Vault of Horror” 

Oct. 13 & 14 at 8 p.m.;

Oct. 15 at 2 p.m.

Lakewood Playhouse, lakewoodplayhouse.org

This is Lakewood Playhouse’s tenth annual live radio show. The theater will celebrate the first decade of its annual live radio show with something truly special: the recreation of a 1940s radio show, “The Vault of Radio Horror,” the greatest scares from the last nine years.

The show features live special effects with episodes from such iconic radio shows as “Lights Out,” “The Inner Sanctum” and many more surprises.

Tickets $25. Admission includes complimentary hor d’oeuvres and one glass of wine or apple cider.

Cannibal Cabaret

Cannibal Cabaret: Sin City’s Walking Dead

Oct. 14, 9 p.m.

Malarkey’s Pool & Brew, facebook.com/glitteratiinc/

Join Glitterati Inc.’s ONO cast and crew as they creep the Strip of Vegas. Come and be haunted, bitten, and ravaged by zombie showgirls, celebrity impersonators, singers, and others who will never sleep again. Cast: Mylo Precious, Lauren VonDeadly, Jane Air, Joy Lestrange, Indika Haze, Victoria Eyesli, Toby Chase and hosted by the amazing Ladi Vixxen

Glitterati Inc. is dedicated to bringing you the fiercest performers in Tacoma: drag, burlesque, aerial arts and much more.

Tickets: $12.

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