Taproot Theatre at 204 N. 85th St. will begin selling tickets to its 35th season on Jan.4. Tickets are available online or by phone at 206-781-9707 during box office hours, 12-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and until show time on performance nights.
Here’s the schedule:
“The Odyssey” – Feb. 2 – March 5: “Voyage across land and sea, through the underworld to the top of Mt. Olympus. Muses and monsters introduce this epic myth of the brave and courageous Odysseus as he valiantly seeks his homeland and the arms of his wife and child.” By Homer, adapted and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from the translation of “The Odyssey” by Robert Fitzgerald.
“The Beams are Creaking” March 23-April 23: “Germany, 1933: The Nazi party has taken power. In the face of the greatest evil of the 20th century, Dietrich Bonhoeffer battles questions of morality, political allegiance and religious conviction. This true story will keep you on the edge of your seat as a tale of intrigue, conspiracy and high treason unfolds.” By Douglas Anderson.
“Brownie Points” – May 18-June 28: “The girls’ club pledge never promised camping would be easy…for the moms. In the late night mayhem of a backwoods campout a storm rages outside, while a squall builds inside the cabin. A touching and often hilarious glimpse into the things that make us who we are and the reasons that they matter.” A West Coast premiere; by Janece Shaffer.
“Something’s Afoot” – July 13 – August 13: “‘The butler didn’t do it!’” So starts this murder mystery musical that has been delighting audiences for decades. When wealthy Lord Rancour is found dead at his lakeside estate, the race to find out whodunit begins. Filled with booby-traps and belted songs, this hilarious spoof hums along as you play armchair detective to a zany cast of characters.” Book, music and lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach; additional music by Ed Linderman.
“An Ideal Husband”– Sept. 21 – Oct. 22: “Dandies and diamonds swirl in and out of this comedic classic. Sir Chiltern appears to be the ideal husband, until a choice from early in his career comes back to haunt him. Can he be restored to his adoring wife or will the truth be everyone’s undoing?” By Oscar Wilde.