Northwest NEWS

January 28, 2002


Puyallup Fair announces five concerts

*Performing at the Puyallup Fair in September will be Wynonna, Rick Springfield, the Oak Ridge Boys, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Chris LeDoux.

WHS drama students win top honors at thespian competition

*The Washington State Thespian Society held its annual all-state acting competition at the Shoreline Center in Seattle on Jan. 15.

Sound and motion weave spell

*The Duvall Arts Commission, in collaboration with the King County Performance Network, presents Thomas Arthur on Feb 9 at 2 p.m. in the Cedarcrest Performing Arts Center, 29000 NE 150th St., Duvall.

'Bad Year for Tomatoes' opens

*The Forever Young Players will present "Bad Year for Tomatoes," a rollicking comedy, Fridays, Feb. 8, 15 and 22, at 7 p.m.; and on Sundays, Feb. 10, 17 and 24, at 4 p.m.

Going Out: WRT, Northshore in a win-win partnership

*The Woodinville Repertory Theatre (WRT) has had some good news recently. Negotiations with the Northshore School District about venue usage were fruitful and it appears that the two groups have come to a satisfactory agreement for the coming year. br>  

'Butterfly' spreads its wings in arena debut

*Crowds flocked to Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" at the Mercer Arts Arena and the show sold out most all of its scheduled performances, mandating an additional matinee to be held to accommodate the ticket requests.