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October entertainment at Centerstage Theatre
Emily Dickinson: “The Belle of Amherst” will kick off the fall theater season. The play, about American poet Emily Dickinson, runs through Oct. 10 with shows at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. There is also a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. The play is a one woman show that depicts the life of Emily Dickinson, played by Maria Glanz. The play is set in Dickinson’s Amherst, Mass., home and uses her work, diaries and letters to depict her years of seclusion. Shows are at the Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, military and college students and $10 for youth. Visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.
Harriet Tubman: “Traveling with Harriet Tubman,” 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road. Brown Tones Productions brings you as close to meeting Harriet Tubman as you ever will be. Meet and learn about the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. Tickets: Pay what you will. Call (253) 661-1444 or (253) 581-1954 or visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.
Don Juan in Chicago: A free presentation of “Don Juan in Chicago” by David Ives will be 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road. In this new twist on the Don Juan legend, Don Juan is willing to trade his soul for immortality so that he has the time on Earth to discover the meaning of life. Don must seduce and sleep with a different woman every night for all eternity or his contract for immortality is nullified. Adults only. (253) 661-1444 or www.centerstagetheatre.com.
A New Play: A free reading of “A New Play” by Vincent Delaney will be 8 p.m. Oct. 13 at Knutzen Family Theatre. Delaney is Seattle’s most accomplished young playwright. Call (253) 661-1444 or visit www.centerstagetheatre.com.
Tales of a Park Bench: At 8 p.m. Oct. 14, enjoy an evening of music, comedy and dance in a lighthearted musical review for the whole family. $5 admission. (253) 661-1444 or www.centerstagetheatre.com.