"The Music Man": There's trouble in River City but this is the kind of toe-tapping, romancing and laughter-inducing trouble you'll want to see when the Driftwood Players bring "76 Trombones" and other hits to Edmonds; performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 23 through Dec. 23 at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets are $25 and $22; 425-774-9600 or www.driftwoodplayers.com.
"Back Home on the Tumblin' D": Life on a Colorado cattle ranch during the holidays during World War II has its share of intrigue in this dramatic comedy; dinner theater of a six-course meal starts at $39 per person: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29 through Dec. 22; Sunday dessert matinees start at $24 per person at 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at The Lights of Christmas Baylight Theatre at Warm Beach Camp, 20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood. Call 800-228-6724 or online www.warmbeachlights.com.
"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead": Everett Community College students will perform Tom Stoppard's play in which two minor characters from Shakespeare's "Hamlet" have major roles in their own play; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 in Baker Hall, Room 120, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Admission is by donation. Theatergoers are asked not to bring infants. For more information, call 425-388-9525.
"In the Mood": Sky Performing Arts presents this Big Band era revue, a re-creation of a USO-style show that harkens back to a time when our country was nearing the close of World War II; songs include "Blue Skies," "Sentimental Journey," "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree," "Shoo Fly Pie" and "I'll Be Home For Christmas"; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 8, and 9 at Frank Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe. Tickets are $14 and $16. Online at www.brownpapertickets.com; also at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Everett Music Hall in the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way Everett. For reservations call 360-863-1663. More information at www.skyperformingarts.com.
"A Midsummer Night's Dream": The Whidbey Playhouse is holding auditions by appointment only in 10-minute time slots starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor. Actors will be considered for all roles. Bring a head shot or face shot and theatrical resume. Scripts can be checked out at the box office; call 360-679-2237.
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