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Published: Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

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  • (left to right) Benjamin Davies, Richard Rankin, Cameron Barnes, Adam McNamara in "Black Watch."
 Seattle Theatre Group
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    (left to right) Benjamin Davies, Richard Rankin, Cameron Barnes, Adam McNamara in "Black Watch." Seattle Theatre Group Photographer Credit: Manuel Harlan

DANCE
"Celebrate Life": Reflections School of Dance presents this benefit performance at 7:30 p. m. May 4 at the Snohomish County PUD Auditorium, 2320 California St. Everett. Suggested $15 donation. The performance features Emerge Dance Company, Revolution, Dunamis Dance Teams and ballet pointe dancers from Reflections School of Dance. For more information, call 425-338-9056 or go to www.reflectionsschoolofdance.com.
THEATER
Snohomish County
"Godspell": Driftwood Players presents the life of Christ in parables from the gospels of Matthew and Luke with a score that includes "Day by Day": 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 5, Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets are $25 and $22. Call 425-774-9600 or go to www.driftwoodplayers.com.
"Spinoff": This Reunion Theatre comedy has two bank officials unwittingly involving others in a madcap scheme to retrieve stolen loot and flee the country; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 5, Everett Music Hall Playhouse at the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett. Tickets are $13 and $10. Online at Brownpapertickets.com or call 425-737-7290 or go to www.reuniontheatregroup.org.
"Platanos y Collard Greens": This hip-hop infused dramatic comedy asks the question: can an African American and a Latino fall in love happily ever after? 7 p.m. April 26 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. The play is free. No tickets or reservations are required to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The performance is presented by Everett Community College's Student Activities Office as part of its Artist and Lecture event for 2013.
Seattle
"Black Watch": This story reveals what it meant to soldiers fighting in Iraq from the Scottish regiment, based on interviews with former soldiers; runs at various times through May 5 at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $21.25 to $55. Go to www.stgpresents.org/.
"Jersey Boys": This is true blue-collar music made by four kids from Jersey who called themselves The Four Seasons and who helped create the sound track of our lives with hits like "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," "Big Girls Don't Cry"; runs at various times through May 4 at the 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Some ticket prices start at $29. Go to www.5thavenue.org or call 206- 625-1900.
"Boeing Boeing": This farce will fly you back to the 1960s where the three-timing Bernard gets his perfect life grounded when -- engineers you'll like this -- Boeing comes out with a faster jet; at various times through May 19 at Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets range from $15 to $80. Call 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285 or go to www.seattlerep.org.
"Grey Gardens": Due to popular demand, this show has been extended past May 26 so more audiences can see the wealthy lifestyle for Edith Bouvier Beale, a relative of Jacqueline Kennedy, end for her and daughter "Little Edie," who go from glamorous to penniless; this intimate musical is performed acoustically; extended performances are 8 p.m. May 30 and 31, and 2 and 8 p.m. June 1 and 2 p.m. June 2, ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. Tickets start at $71. Call 206- 292-7676 or go to www.acttheatre.org.
"Gypsy": This American musical follows Mama Rose's relentless efforts to make her children vaudeville stars and the fallout that followed; 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays April 26 through May 19, Seattle Musical Theatre, Magnuson Park Community Center Building, 7120 62nd Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets are $40 and $35. Go to www.SeattleMusicalTheatre.org or call 206-363-2809.
"The Whipping Man": After observing Passover together, a Jewish Confederate soldier and two of his former slaves examine whether the past can be reconciled in the wake of the Civil War; through April 27, Taproot Theatre Company, 204 North 85th St., Seattle. Tickets range from $20 to $40. Online at www.taproottheatre.org or call 206-781-9707.
"Dinner At Wontan's": Teatro ZinZanni's newest show has you partying with the Nordic gods as the world ends; runs through May 12 at the tent at Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. Dinner show tickets start at $108; matinee show tickets start at $50 youth and $86 adults. Call 206-802-0015 or go to www.dreams.zinzanni.org/.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Uncensored": Book-It Repertory presents this gritty true story of a young white boy Huck Finn who befriends Jim, an escaped slave; through May 12 at Center Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. Tickets range from $25 to $45. Go to www.book-it.org or call 206-216-0833.
"The Taming of the Shrew": This white trash version of Shakespeare's classic has Kate living in the backwoods of the Padua trailer park when Petrucchio swaggers in to claim her heart; runs at various times through May 12, Playhouse at Seattle Center, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets are $40 and $30. Call 206-733-8222 or go to www.seattleshakespeare.org.
"The Atomic Bombshells": Seattle Musical Theatre presents this Seattle best in burlesque; 8 p..m. May 1 at Seattle Musical Theatre, Magnuson Park Community Center Building, 7120 62nd Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets are $20. Go to www.SeattleMusicalTheatre.org or call 206-363-2809. Ages 18 and above.
BILLBOARD
Summer Shakespeare in the Park Tour auditions: Last Leaf Productions is holding auditions for "Two Gentlemen of Verona" and "Othello," 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 7 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 8. Prepare a one minute monologue and contact lastleafalex@comcast.net for an appointment. All auditions and rehearsals are held in Monroe and performances begin June 29.
Also: Last Leaf Productions will interview for the stage manager for its annual Summer Shakespeare in the Park Tour; auditions are on May 7 and 8. Provide your resume and contact information to lastleafalex@comcast.net for an appointment. Candidates will need a valid driver's license and clean driving record and be cleared by a state background check. Responsibilities will include transporting sets and costumes in company-provided truck, supervising set up and break down, maintaining actor contact sheet and notes during rehearsal and communication between producer, directors and actors. All auditions and rehearsals are held in Monroe; performances begin June 29 and run weekends through the first weekend in August plus one day Aug. 17.
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