In what has become a Christmas tradition for the brave, somewhat beloved and sometimes celebrated comedian and storyteller, Emmett Montgomery returns to 18th and Union to put on red footie pajamas with Santa Claus faces for feet and become Sugarplum Gary, a “Santanist” who used to not believe in Christmas until one magical Christmas Eve when Santa came to visit and he was the only survivor. Haunted by the visions that now dance in his head, Gary answers questions from the audience about the festive fun and cosmic a horror of the holidays, a magic that is real and ancient and as deep as the space between the stars, in an effort to educate and entertain and ensure that everyone survives the night.
December 13-14, 20-21 @ 7:30pm and 9:30pm
December 22 @ 5:30pm and 7:30pm
December 23 and 24 @ 7:30pm
Join Cherdonna Shinatra and three DONNA dancers for an explosive evening of dance, drama, and guileless glee. This is one wild night of fun and games where these party animals will have their cake and eat it too, because Cherdonna’s signature subversion of clown, comedy, drag, and dread will bake up some candy-coated chaos. The newest creation from the multifaceted mind of Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner, Cherdonna’s BIRTH-O-RAMA is a wide-eyed roller coaster ride of audience participation through Cherdonna’s confetti of feelings inside the manic delight of a birthday party.
With plans for a familiar recipe combining Thai food and comedy, Bites of Bangkok is now open on 15th Ave E.
What? You’re not familiar with the traditional Capitol Hill pairing of live comedy performance and the cuisine of Bangkok? Let Capitol Hill residents Jansri Parichat and Pranesh Sharma delight you. Continue reading →