Upcoming on the community theater circuit
June 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Ave., Tacoma
The most popular music in the United States that dominated the music scene in the 1930s and 1940s was swing music. Celebrate that era at Tacoma Musical Playhouse with Tacoma’s Swing Reunion Orchestra and special guest Pete Christlieb formerly saxophone player with Johnny Carson and the Tonight Show Band.
June 15-24, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays
Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4519 112th St. E., Tacoma
The well-loved musical by Meredith Willson will be performed by the OSLC Mustard Seed Theater group, presented through special arrangement with Musical Theater International (MTL).
June 15 through July 7, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays
Paradise Theatre, 3114 Judson St., Gig Harbor
Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching. “The Music Man” is family entertainment at its best. Willson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. Favorite songs include “76 Trombones,” “Gary Indiana,” “Lida Rose” and more great songs to remember in this showstopper.
Info: www.paradisetheatre.org or www.facebook.com/events/375266246214842
June 16 and 17, 4 p.m.
Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 S.W. Dash Point Road, Federal Way
This empowering Christian play, written and directed by Dr. Deborah Baker Hampton (On Time Productions, LLC) is epic, encouraging and thought provoking entertainment. The play is back in an encore performance with an extended cast, new scenery, deeper story line, dancing and singing making this play even more unforgettable, exhilarating and life changing. This play brings together themes from the Bible and history, and builds up to a surprise ending you don’t want to miss. Along with the community fun, the producers will be providing free Bibles for those in need. General admission price: $22.
Info: (253) 535-2852 or www.ontimeministries.com/play