JANUARY 6, 1997

 The Edwards Agency


theatre bill

The theatre bill

   The East Shore Readers' Theatre opens its 1997 season at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 with three radio dramas written by Jim French, with a question-and-answer session at the end of the performances, held at East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 SE 32nd, Bellevue. Tickets $5; call 865-9846.

   The First Congregational Church presents Amahl and the Night Visitors, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10-11, at 752 108th Ave. NE, Bellevue. Tickets, $5 adults, $3 children, available at the door or in advance by calling 454-5001. A reception follows each performance.

   The Village Theatre presents Born Yesterday, a classic comedy by Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, Jan. 23-Mar. 2, 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sundays, at 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. Tickets, $16-$25, available by calling 392-2202 or TicketMaster.

   By popular demand, two weeks have been added to the performance of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Starting Feb. 9, it will now run through April 6. Tickets for the new extension go on sale Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. at all TicketMaster Ticket Centers. Tickets range from $20 to $65. Call TicketMaster at 292-ARTS, and for information on the 5th Ave. Theatre, call 625-1418.

   Seattle Children's Theatre presents a world-premiere adaptation of Pinocchio, with music and lyrics by Chad Henry, at the Charlotte Martin Theatre at Seattle Center, running through Jan. 26. Tickets are $17.50/$11.50. Call 441-3322 for reservations.