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The Skriker by Caryl Churchill

Mystery/Thriller

Opening October 11th at Sylvia Center for the Arts, the first Main Stage Production in iDiOM Theaterís 2018Ė19 Season is The Skriker, a 1994 play by Caryl Churchill that tells the story of an ancient fairy who transforms into a plethora of objects and people as it pursues Lily and Josie, two teenage mothers whom it befriends, manipulates, seduces and entraps. Directed by Shu-Ling Hergenhahn-Zhao (Mr. Burns, a post-electric play; Adoration of Dora), The Skriker is a dark fairy tale about love, loss, and revenge, with elements of horror, naturalism and Ďmagical realismí.

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• Thu 10/18/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 10/19/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 10/20/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Thu 10/25/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 10/26/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 10/27/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Comedy/Drama

Waiting for Godot, the 1953 play by Samuel Beckett considered the masterpiece of existentialism, explores the futility of manís hope, to absurd results. Directed by Glenn Apollo Hergenhahn-Zhao, Waiting for Godot features two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The tramps hope that Godot will change their lives for the better. Instead, two eccentric travelers arrive, one man on the end of the otherís rope. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existentialist masterpiece.

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• Thu 11/1/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 11/2/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 11/3/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WJMAC presents McTuff with Joe Doria

Jazz

Joe Doria, master of the Hammond and vintage keys/synths, has played with some giants: Carlos Santana, King Sunny Ade, and pianist/composer Wayne Horvitz to name a few. For this performance, Doria brings McTuff, one of his many acclaimed projects, to the WJMAC stage. Tickets available at the door after 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change. Please check our website for current information: www.wjmac.org.

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• Wed 11/7/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Comedy/Drama

Waiting for Godot, the 1953 play by Samuel Beckett considered the masterpiece of existentialism, explores the futility of manís hope, to absurd results. Directed by Glenn Apollo Hergenhahn-Zhao, Waiting for Godot features two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The tramps hope that Godot will change their lives for the better. Instead, two eccentric travelers arrive, one man on the end of the otherís rope. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existentialist masterpiece.

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• Thu 11/8/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 11/9/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 11/10/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WJMAC presents The Emmet Cohen Trio

Jazz

Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center (WJMAC) present world renowned jazz pianist Emmet Cohen and his NYC-based trio. We move into the larger Lucas Hicks Theatre for this special evening to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience this music live, first hand. Cohen is known as "one of his generation's pivotal figures in music..." who Christian McBride hails as "...one of the most dynamic young musicians on the scene today." He has won national and international competitions, but more importantly, he travels the world sharing his remarkable range and exacting artistry, playing with what Daniel Kushner of Rochester City Newspaper calls, "striking and effusive elegance." Emmet Cohen (piano), Russell Hall (bass), and Kyle Poole (drums). Tickets available at the door after 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change; please check our website for current information: www.wjmac.org.

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• Wed 11/14/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Comedy/Drama

Waiting for Godot, the 1953 play by Samuel Beckett considered the masterpiece of existentialism, explores the futility of manís hope, to absurd results. Directed by Glenn Apollo Hergenhahn-Zhao, Waiting for Godot features two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The tramps hope that Godot will change their lives for the better. Instead, two eccentric travelers arrive, one man on the end of the otherís rope. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existentialist masterpiece.

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• Thu 11/15/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 11/16/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
• Sat 11/17/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WJMAC presents Mike Allen Quartet

Jazz

Mike Allen returns to the WJMAC stage with a new quartet. Each and every time Allen plays here it is a special and memorable evening filled with a delightful balance of well-loved, and newly composed jazz. Allen (saxophones), Steve Kaldestad (saxophones), Nate Parker (bass), and Christian Casolary (drums). WJMAC Combo Students open, 6:45 pm-7 pm. Tickets at the door after 6 pm. Doors at 6:30 pm. First come, first seated. Program subject to change. Please check our website for current information: www.wjmac.org.

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• Wed 11/21/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

WJMAC presents The Thomas Marriott Quintet

Jazz

Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center (WJMAC) brings "one of the best trumpet players in the world," says Thomas Conrad, to the WJMAC stage in Bellingham. This band absolutely cooks. Seriously. Don't miss this show. Thomas Marriott (trumpet), Rick Mandyck (sax), Jeff Harper (bass), Tim Kennedy (piano), and Dominic Lecouturier (drums). Tickets at the door after 6 pm. Doors at 6:30 pm. First come, first seated. Program subject to change. Please check our website for current information: www.wjmac.org.

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• Wed 11/28/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM