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Sylvia Center for the Arts

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Featured Event

The Lover & The Dumb Waiter, by Harold Pinter

Comedy/Drama, Drama, Mystery/Thriller

Thu/Fri/Sat, March 14–17, 21–23 & 28–30. in Sylvia Center’s Lucas Hicks Theater. Presented in conjunction with Stone Town Theatre Works. Thrillingly sexy with an air of mystery, The Lover will keep you on the edge of your seat as the worlds of fantasy and reality collide. With The Dumb Waiter's great humor, absurdity and wit, the “comedy of menace” twists to an unexpected conclusion. A rare and welcome treat for the theater-lover. Two of the early one-acts by Harold Pinter (The Birthday Party), one of the most influential British playwrights of the twentieth century, that helped to broaden the course of theatrical expression. These two taut comedic dramas still pack the same punch as when first written, and provide a perfect close to the DYO Festival, a five-weekend celebration of two-actor plays at Sylvia Center.

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• Thu 3/21/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 3/22/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Thu 3/28/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 3/29/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Sat 3/30/19 at - 7:30 PM

Other Upcoming Events

WJMAC presents Milo Petersen Quartet

Jazz

WJMAC is delighted to present Seattle guitarist, drummer, composer, and educator Milo Petersen. In addition to playing with a wide array of amazing musicians in Seattle, he has performed with some of the world's finest including: Gary Steele, Ron Eschete, Julian Priester, Joe Sample, Ernestine Anderson, Herb Ellis, Nancy King, Cedar Walton, Mose Allison, as well as master drummer Elvin Jones. Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

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• Wed 3/20/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

One Foot – A Play by Lojo Simon

Comedy/Drama, Experimental/Perf. Art, Play

Thu/Fri/Sat, March 14–17 & 21–23 in the Studio Theater at Sylvia Center for the Arts. A poignant tale of love, loss—and loss of limb!—written by playwright Lojo Simon (Adoration of Dora). Finn wakes up one morning to discover that his foot is missing, but what he finds in his longtime relationship with Dove more than fills the emptiness in his life and helps him learn to balance again. A timeless, lyrical two-hander set on a lake of frozen water. DYO Festival, a five-weekend celebration of two-actor plays, continues with One Foot, “a beautiful story of love and loss, and what it means to be complete,” written by California playwright Lojo Simon (who also wrote Adoration of Dora, produced at iDiOM Theater to great success in 2015).

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• Thu 3/21/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 3/22/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 7:30 PM

WJMAC presents Jared Hall Quartet featuring Tal Cohen

Jazz

Tal Cohen (piano), Jared Hall (trumpet), Michael Glynn (bass), John Bishop (drums). Jared Hall returns to WJMAC with Tal Cohen. Cohen's unique piano style owes its roots to the Jewish folk songs and classical music he played in his formative years growing up in Gedera, Israel. He was the 2015 winner of the Freedman Fellowship Award and in 2014 won the Barry Harris Piano Competition in the US. His recent album 'Gentle Giants' has received overwhelming attention including a 4 star review from the acclaimed Downbeat Jazz Magazine. “... A special talent that needs to be heard. Check him out!” (-George Garzone). Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

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• Wed 3/27/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

WJMAC presents Kevin Woods Group featuring Frank Russo

Jazz

Originally from NYC, national and international jazz artist and educator Frank Russo (Towson University, MD) joins local jazz artist and educator Kevin Woods (WWU). Highlights of Russo’s performances include Jazz Festivals in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe, The Kennedy Center, and many others. Kevin Woods (trumpet), Frank Russo (drums), Steve Tressler (tenor sax), John Hansen (piano), Michael Glynn (bass). Tickets at the door 6 pm. Doors at 6:30 pm. First come, first seated. Program subject to change. Please check our website, www.wjmac.org, or email us, info@wjmac.org.

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• Wed 4/10/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

WJMAC presents Bill Anschell Trio

Jazz

WJMAC is delighted to welcome back composer, performer, recording artist, multiple-award winner, and writer Bill Anschell. Any and every time Anschell plays here is a special, memorable evening. The unforgettable trio tonight is: Anschell (piano), Jeff Johnson (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums). Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change. For current information, please check our website: www.wjmac.org and social media: @wjmaclive.

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• Wed 4/24/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM